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Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more


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How to know if my finger is fractured, or just bruised?

How to know if my finger is fractured, or just bruised?

You can't: You need an x-ray to tell. If finger is sore and swollen get it checked out with an x-ray. Sometimes there is a small fracture that could lead to a bigger problems later on. ...Read more

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How do I know if my hand is sprained, broken, or just bruised?

How do I know if my hand is sprained, broken, or just bruised?

Get an X-ray: Go see an orthopedic surgeon, who can examine you hand as well as take an x-ray to determine if there is a broken bone. ...Read more

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How do I know if it is a rib fracture or bruise?

How do I know if it is a rib fracture or bruise?

X-ray: Sometimes one can feel the rib moving or flail. Mostly a diagnosis of imaging. Both bruise and rib fracture are hurtful! ...Read more

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How do I tell if my foot is sprained or just bruised?

How do I tell if my foot is sprained or just bruised?

Have it looked at: A sprain injury can result in redness, bruising, swelling, pain, and possibly instability of the involved area. An x-ray will be able to assist in differentiating a sprain form a fracture. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Do you think i sprained my foot? No pressure. A little swollen. Hurts to walk on it. What would the dr do? If it is fractured or sprained?

Do you think i sprained my foot? No pressure. A little swollen. Hurts to walk on it. What would the dr do? If it is fractured or sprained?

See a doctor: At least an x-ray needs to be taken to determine if there is a fracture, once determined then treatment can be started and possible crutches or walking boot. ...Read more

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How do I tell if my leg is broken, sprained or just hurts?

How do I tell if my leg is broken, sprained or just hurts?

Xray: Exam by physician, and possibly xray would tell you. ...Read more

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How do I know if a bone is broken or bruised?

How do I know if a bone is broken or bruised?

Xray: You need an xray. That should be able to see almost all breaks or fractures to the bones. Actual bone bruises require an MRI to see. ...Read more

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I have a broken pinky toe or just sprained, what to do?

I have a broken pinky toe or just sprained, what to do?

You need an x-ray.: To find out if it is fractured or not, you will need to have it professionally evaluated. You will need x-rays taken to determine if it is broken or if it is just a bruise or sprain. ...Read more

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How do I know if my arm is fractured or broken or sprained?

How do I know if my arm is fractured or broken or sprained?

Get an X-ray: An x-ray will allow you to tell if there is a broken bone. If the x-ray does not show a broken bone, then you may have a sprain. ...Read more

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How do I know if my finger is fractured or broken?

Get an x-ray: Fracture and broken are synonymous terms, they mean the same thing. In order to tell if you have a broken finger, you need to obtain an x-ray. ...Read more

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How do I know if my foot is sprained, strained or broken?

How do I know if my foot is sprained, strained or broken?

Foot injury: The best way to know the severity of your foot injury is to see a podiatrist for further valuation. You may need x-rays or a MRI performed. ...Read more

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I have pain towards the bottom of my pinky. It is swelled and hurts to move. But im not sure if ifs broken or just a jammed finger, do you know?

I have pain towards the bottom of my pinky. It is swelled and hurts to move. But im not sure if ifs broken or just a jammed finger, do you know?

Trauma?: Do you remember having injured it? You don't mention your age. There are many causes. Best to see your physician and get an x-ray if indicated. ...Read more

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How do I tell if my ankle is fractured or bruised?

How do I tell if my ankle is fractured or bruised?

X-rays differentiate: The only way to know for sure is evaluation by a physician to include x-rays. ...Read more