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What will heal a badly bruised toe?

What will heal a badly bruised toe?

See below: Try soaking in warm water with epsom salt, use a topical heating agent such as ben gay and keep pressure off the bruised toe. ...Read more

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


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I have a badly bruised toe. How do I treat it?

I have a badly bruised toe.  How do I treat it?

Assuming it is : Not broken, ice it. Avoid tight shoes and when walking lift up your foot rather than push off of it when you are propulsing. ...Read more

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I injured my toe, it hurt, swelled up and bruised. Put ice on it and strapped overnight badly. After 2 weeks looks like a lolly and has internal itch?

I injured my toe, it hurt, swelled up and bruised. Put ice on it and strapped overnight badly.  After 2 weeks looks like a lolly and has internal itch?

Weight bearing?: If you are able to bear weight on it and move it then it's probably not broken. An xray can tell for sure. A blood collection under the toenail can evolve into wonderful colors. If ithere is painful pressure under the nail then a simple procedure to drain can provide instant relief. Otherwise be patient and the itching is a sign of healing. Eventually the nail may be pushed off by a new one. ...Read more

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How can I tell if my big toe fractured or just badly bruised?

How can I tell if my big toe fractured or just badly bruised?

Xrays: The only sure way to see is x-ray and possibly an advances imaging modality such as MRI or ct if the doctor is suspicious in the face of negative x-rays. ...Read more

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I stubbed my toe ( the one next to the pinky toe ) three days ago, and it is still badly bruised. Looks purpleish red, certain areas blackish. it's no?

I stubbed my toe ( the one next to the pinky toe ) three days ago, and it is still badly bruised. Looks purpleish red, certain areas blackish. it's no?

Buddy taping.: As long as the stubbing has not left your toe with some obscene angular deformity, either up/down or right/ left, your toe will probably do just fine with a minimal amount of help. The blood is from vessels that have obviously been injured. The key now is prevent further injury as well as stabilize the toe so healing can proceed uninterrupted. Splinting seems to work in most cases. ...Read more

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What should I do about my bruised toe?

What should I do about my bruised toe?

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 helps a bruise go away under your toe?

What helps a bruise go away under your toe?

Ice: Bruising implies that some blood vessels have broken and bleeding has occurred. Remeber at first sign of injury rest, ice, compression and elevation or rice. If the bruising doesn't recede after a week or more, see a podiatric physician. ...Read more

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How long does it take a bruised toe to heal?

How long does it take a bruised toe to heal?

Toe bruise: Sorry to hear. Generally, 2 months of recovery for a bone bruise although some people may take longer or shorter. Sometimes the swelling associated with this injury can take up to a year. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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