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What do I do if I have a possible fractured toe?
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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: See a doctor
For x-rays and treatment recommendations.

In brief: See a doctor
For x-rays and treatment recommendations.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
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Dr. Brandon Macy
Podiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: Start with a visit
To a local podiatrist to have the toe x-rayed.
That's how to determine if a) there is indeed a fracture and b) if the fracture is aligned properly. If in good alignment, the best treatment is usually to buddy tape the toe to the next one for splintage, immobilization and pain relief.

In brief: Start with a visit
To a local podiatrist to have the toe x-rayed.
That's how to determine if a) there is indeed a fracture and b) if the fracture is aligned properly. If in good alignment, the best treatment is usually to buddy tape the toe to the next one for splintage, immobilization and pain relief.
Dr. Brandon Macy
Dr. Brandon Macy
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Splint the toe and g
Splint the toe and get an x-ray.

In brief: Splint the toe and g
Splint the toe and get an x-ray.
Dr. Steven Frydman
Dr. Steven Frydman
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Dr. Khurram Khan
Wound care
1 doctor agrees
In brief: PRICE
Recommend seeing a doctor to get x-rays.
Fracture toes can take 4-6 weeks to heal. In the meantime. Price. Protect via immobilization, buddy splint the toe to the next toe and wear hard sole shoe that doesn’t allow the toes to bend. Rest, especially at night. Ice at night 20 minutes but no direct contact. Compress via immobilization to minimize swelling. Elevate during the day to minimize swellng.

In brief: PRICE
Recommend seeing a doctor to get x-rays.
Fracture toes can take 4-6 weeks to heal. In the meantime. Price. Protect via immobilization, buddy splint the toe to the next toe and wear hard sole shoe that doesn’t allow the toes to bend. Rest, especially at night. Ice at night 20 minutes but no direct contact. Compress via immobilization to minimize swelling. Elevate during the day to minimize swellng.
Dr. Khurram Khan
Dr. Khurram Khan
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