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I fell and thought I just twisted my ankle and an hour later I can't put any pressure on my foot at all and when I try to move my toes I get emense pain when I try to move my pinky toe. Is it broken or what?

I fell and thought I just twisted my ankle and an hour later I can't put any pressure on my foot at all and when I try to move my toes I get emense pain when I try to move my pinky toe. Is it broken or what?

Ankle and foot pain: Yes a fracture is possible. Particular concern would be the beginning of your little toe metatarsal bone. May also have a sprain of a ligament of the foot. ...Read more

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I stubbed my pinky toe the other day and it still really hurts. What should I do?

I stubbed my pinky toe the other day and it still really hurts. What should I 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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What is the circle on my pinky toe?

What is the circle on my pinky toe?

Likely a corn: That can be filed with an emory board. ...Read more

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How do I tell if my pinky toe is broken?

How do I tell if my pinky toe is broken?

X-rays: Seeing a doctor and getting x-rays will tell you if you fractured the toe or not. If you have swelling, bruising and pain of the little toe and movement is reduced or the toe appears out of alignment, it may indicate it is broken. X-rays will make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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How can you tell if I broke my pinky toe?

How can you tell if I broke my pinky toe?

Broke toe: Simple x-rays, and clinical findings of pain, swelling should be sufficient enough. Swelling and redness do not always mean "broken" bone, but could also just be a bone contusion or joint pain. I hope this helps, if so please vote me up, or follow me. Thanks and good luck! ...Read more

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How long does a pinky toe take to regrow?

How long does a pinky toe take to regrow?

Sorry...: The Mexican axolotl can regrow a limb, deer can regrow antlers, and starfish can regrow arms, but sorry to say... we humans cannot even regrow a little pinky toe. Such is the way of the world. ...Read more

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What can use to stop pain on my pinky toe?

What can use to stop pain on my pinky toe?

Diagnosis?: It depends what is causing the pain. Is it a corn on the inside or outside of the toe? If so a toe pad or toe separator may help. Make sure you wear shoes that do not squeeze the toes. ...Read more

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What can use to stop pain on my pinky toe?

What can use to stop pain on my pinky toe?

What happened?: Did you injure your toe or wear tight shoes?
If it is swollen use ice for 15 minutes each hour. If it continues to be painful see your foot doctor. ...Read more

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My pinky toe broke! What do I do about it?

Splint: You can buddy splint the 4 th toe to the 5 th toe to stabilize. Will take 6 weeks to heal. ...Read more

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Smashed my pinky toe. How do I help the pain?

Pinky toe: You can take an oral anti inflammatory three times a day with food. Buddy tape the toe to the 4th toe and wear a rigid sole shoe. Ice and elevate with possible consultation to see a foot and ankle specialist to rule out fracture or turf toe type syndrome. ...Read more

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Why does my pinky toe go sideways when I step?

Old injury: You likely tore the ligaments that hold your toe in place at some time. ...Read more

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How to figure out why I can't bend my pinky toe?

See foot doc: Let them xray and exam. A logical explanation will then be given to you. ...Read more

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Have a corn between pinky toe, how do I remove it?

Corn: As said there are topical treatments. These work temporarily and really are for the vascular compromised patient that cannot have surgery. The way to go is a simple in-office procedure to remove the offending portion of bone. See your podiatrist. ...Read more

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What could be causing my pinky toe to spasm randomly?

What could be causing my pinky toe to spasm randomly?

Possible: Vitamin deficiency like magnesium or potassium. Recommend you see a foot doc who can rule that out along with any biomechanical possible cause. ...Read more

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My pinky toe is curved inwards, and looks like a < shape.

My pinky toe is curved inwards, and looks like a < shape.

And Your Question is: And your question is!!!! Toes come in all sizes and shapes. You have, what is called a curly toe. There is no need to be concerned unless there is a problem with the shape causing pain or other functional issues. In most cases, toe deformities can be corrected. Ask a foot specialist for advice if you are having concerns. ...Read more

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Is there a nerve under the area of the pinky toe that would cause pain all the time?

Is there a nerve under the area of the pinky toe that would cause pain all the time?

Yes: Every toe has 4 nerves in it. @ on the top (dorsum) 2 2 on the bottom (plantar). The nerves on the botom can become enlarged and painful as in a morton's neuroma, though rare in the 5th toe. Trauma, surgery and poor shoe fit can also cause nerves to become painful. ...Read more

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Got dark line at the base of pinky toe. Will this go away? The toe appears to be growing but the mark stays in place

Maybe: If the line goes across the width of the nail it should grow out, if it goes the length then not.
Beware: if the line is lengthwise and has not been there for years it may be a melanoma and needs to be checked out. ...Read more

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I lacerated/broke my pinky toe 2+yrs ago. The pain hasn't stopped. Lately it's been getting worse. Normal? For how long? Anything I/anyone can do?

NOT NORMAL: You need a new x-ray. If inconclusive, an MRI. An unusual complication, but did the laceration lead to a bone infection, which is now chronic. ...Read more