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How could I treat a dislocated big toe?

How could I treat a dislocated big toe?

See a MD/DO or DPM: I would see a physician or podiatrist that would feel comfortable reducing it. Before doing so, i would advise that you have xrays done prior to determine if there is a broken bone present, not just in the toe, but in the bone adjacent to the toe, called the metatarsal. ...Read more

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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 can i tell if my toe is dislocated?

How can i tell if my toe is dislocated?

Location, location: Expect pain, an angular deformity at the joint and distorted or impossible toe movement in it's normal range. ...Read more

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On average, how long will a dislocated toe take to heal?

On average, how long will a dislocated toe take to heal?

Patient dependent: In a perfect world, bones typically take 6-8 weeks to heal, but with a dislocation, the soft tissue disruption can sometimes prolong that. However, improper immobilization, activity on the foot, complications in swelling and/or systemic medical conditions can cause delays in the healing process. ...Read more

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