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How long should it take a broken pinky toe nuckle to heal?

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Dr. George Valdez
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: About 2 weeks

It depends on how big a break it is.
If it is out of place may need surgery. If it is simple break, usually tolerable after 2 weeks, fully healed by one month unless you have diabetes or circulatory problem.

In brief: About 2 weeks

It depends on how big a break it is.
If it is out of place may need surgery. If it is simple break, usually tolerable after 2 weeks, fully healed by one month unless you have diabetes or circulatory problem.
Dr. George Valdez
Dr. George Valdez
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: 4-6 weeks

4-6 weeks.

In brief: 4-6 weeks

4-6 weeks.
Dr. Mak Yousefpour
Dr. Mak Yousefpour
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry

In brief: 6-8 weeks is

A good time frame.
Assuming there is no displacement., and following a protocol of not propulsing off the toes. A simple surgical shoe is effective in preventing propulsion of the toes. (because you don't want to bend the area where there is the fracture.

In brief: 6-8 weeks is

A good time frame.
Assuming there is no displacement., and following a protocol of not propulsing off the toes. A simple surgical shoe is effective in preventing propulsion of the toes. (because you don't want to bend the area where there is the fracture.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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