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Toe Fracture (Definition)

Toe fracture describes the fracture or break of a bone in the toes. Patients with toe fractures may have significant pain, swelling, bruising, or ...Read more


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What are symptoms of a broken toe?

What are symptoms of a broken toe?

Pain, swelling: Are the main ones but neither has to occur to have a broken toe. An xray would help determine. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of having a broken / cracked toe?

What are the symptoms of having a broken / cracked toe?

Pain/swelling.: A broken or fractured toe usually presents with pain and swelling of the toe after some type of trauma. The toe may be crooked or out alignment. X-rays will be needed to confirm fracture and guide treatment. ...Read more

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How to tape a broken toe?

Tape to next toe: taping a broken toe next to the neighboring toe helps to stabilize it while healing ...Read more

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What leads to broken toe?

What leads to broken toe?

Trauma: Usually a broken toe is the result of a trauma; stubbing, crushing, etc. ...Read more

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How to heal a broken toe?

How to heal a broken toe?

Open toe shoe splint: Splinting helps not disturbing it, wear open toe shoes. ...Read more

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What to do for a broken toe?

Broken toe: If it does look deformed and it's one of the smaller toes you can tape it to an adjoining toe for support. You also need to wear an open toe shoe or a wide shoe. Otherwise you need an evaluation by a doctor. ...Read more

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What to do for a broken toe?

What to do for a broken toe?

Would depend: If dislocated or broken in joint (intraarticular) if not splinting the toe and surgical shoe is good. Ice to reduce swelling if present. ...Read more

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Can icing a broken toe help?

Yes: We call it rice rest, ice, compression and elevation. The toe should be stabilized as well especially depending on which one it is. Compression can be achieved with coban or coflex wrapping. Post op shoe is advisable as well to prevent further problems for 6 weeks or depending on the toe if it is not the big toe buddy splint it to the neighboring toe place a pad between them first. ...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