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I ran into the coffee table. How can I tell if my baby toe is broken?

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Dr. Paul Kovatis
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: X rays

A bad contusion to the pinky can appear just like a fracture.
Severe fractures and dislocations of the pinky are visually more deformed. Good news - if it is not dislocated or severely broken, rest , ice, buddy tape is the treatment for either a bruise or a simple fractures. X rays will solve the mystery!

In brief: X rays

A bad contusion to the pinky can appear just like a fracture.
Severe fractures and dislocations of the pinky are visually more deformed. Good news - if it is not dislocated or severely broken, rest , ice, buddy tape is the treatment for either a bruise or a simple fractures. X rays will solve the mystery!
Dr. Paul Kovatis
Dr. Paul Kovatis
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2 doctors agree

In brief: X-ray

The only real way to tell if it is broken is to have an x-ray.
But if the toe is swollen and pointed in an unusual direction and you can't move it, it is probably proken, but needs professional attention.

In brief: X-ray

The only real way to tell if it is broken is to have an x-ray.
But if the toe is swollen and pointed in an unusual direction and you can't move it, it is probably proken, but needs professional attention.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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