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I believe I have broken my pinky toe. I buddy wrapped it. How do I tell if it is broken? Without having to go to doctor?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: You would need an

x-ray to know for sure (unless it was a badly angulated fracture).

In brief: You would need an

x-ray to know for sure (unless it was a badly angulated fracture).
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Dr. Jason Zeng
Family Medicine

In brief: Watchful wait

If you really hate X Ray or can't afford it, you may buddy tap the injured toe and watchful wait for 5-7 days to see if pain and swelling are getting better.

In brief: Watchful wait

If you really hate X Ray or can't afford it, you may buddy tap the injured toe and watchful wait for 5-7 days to see if pain and swelling are getting better.
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