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I injured a toe in football a few weeks back, took a scan at hospital and it was just heavy bruising, but since then it keeps swelling up in activity?

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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: Swelling is common

Swelling is common and may last several weeks to months after an injury.

In brief: Swelling is common

Swelling is common and may last several weeks to months after an injury.
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Dr. John Callahan
Sounds like residual capsuliitis a steroid injection into the joint could relieve the symptoms much quicker.
Dr. Michael Dugan
Internal Medicine - Hematology

In brief: Makes you

Wonder if there isn't a small fracture that the xray missed.
Nothing to do except ice, mild pain medications and try to avoid re-injury.

In brief: Makes you

Wonder if there isn't a small fracture that the xray missed.
Nothing to do except ice, mild pain medications and try to avoid re-injury.
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