How long does it take for a toe fracture to heal?

1-2 months. Healing depends on alignment, persons ability to heal and how well you take care of it. You can have residual soreness for several months. Wear a good stiff shoe and limit your activity. Dr l.
Depends... Factors that may speed your recovery include: immobilization, elevation, good nutrition, follow your physicians’ instructions and do not smoke. Bone healing usually takes 4-6 weeks depending on the type of fracture. Each person has a different healing potential depending on age and overall health.
6 weeks. Generally, a toe fracture (phalanx fracture) will heal in 6 weeks. This can vary, though. For instance, smokers and diabetics are prone to healing more slowly.

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How long does it take for a big toe fracture to heal?

A few weeks. Toe fractures can take a long time to heal, partly because it's very hard to immobilize the bones. But be patient, it will heal. Take it easy, no running or kicking until you are healed on an x--ray! Read more...
6 to 8 weeks. Usually at a minimum 6 to 8 weeks but pain swelling persists longer, but must have the correct diagnosis. Read more...

How long does it take for a fractured toe to fully heal?

Four to six weeks. It can take 4-6 weeks to heel. Make sure you are getting no more than 1200 mg of calcium with 800units of vitamin d daily to help. Read more...

How long does it take a fractured toe 2 heal?

Varies. In most cases it takes 6 weeks for a bone to heal. If there is any type of illness or if there is continued toe motion it may take longer. Read more...
6 weeks normally. Bone usually takes 6 weeks to heal in a normal patient depending on alignment and care. Even though the bone may be healed, you may have soreness for several more months. As long as dis omfort is improving, it should continue to improve. See your podiatrist if questions. Dr ltoe fr. Read more...

How long DES it take to heal bone fracture in 81 year old after surgery (big toe fracture and wrist dislocation)?

6-8 weeks. Toe fractures usually heal in 6-8 weeks where the fracture has bridging bone on x-ray and the fragments become stable. Swelling may persist for months. Wrist dislocations heal slower because the ligaments are ruptured and may take months to resolve. Read more...
6-8 weeks. Bone fractures are generally healed completely in 6-8 weeks. It is safe to say there is some degree of osteoporosis in a 81 year old but this is a general rule. Read more...

Recently, I had a toe fracture and the swelling last for 6weeks and it still swelling. Normally how long does toe fracture and the swelling heal?

Toe fracture. Bone fractures might take 4-6 weeks to heal. However, if treatment is not adequate, healing can be delayed or it might heal incorrectly causing chronic pain and swelling. For toe fracture, if you don't splint/buddy-tape the injured toe or you continue with physical activities using that toe, fracture might not heal and you continue to have pain and swelling. Read more...

Big toe fracture with toenail torn off. How long should swelling and pain persist? Xray was normal 6 months later but still swollen and painful.

There's more there. Apparently, there was more damage to the toe than just the nail being torn off and a fracture. There may have been some soft tissue damage that has not fully resolved, and may not if further treatment is started soon. You need a referral to a physical or rehab therapy. Sometimes a second opinion does wonders. Read more...
Consider an MRI. to rule out a bone infection (with and without contrast.) Read more...
OPEN FRACTURE. My question is: When the nail became torn off, was the nail bed cut open exposing the toe bones. If so, this is called an open fracture, with a chance of bone infection. If you were my patient, I would get a CBC, ESR, and MRI, checking for osteomyelitis. The MRI can also detect a non-healing fracture. Good luck. Dr. Latva. Read more...