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A can fell on my big toe lac is nail to cuticle. cleaned and bandaged. Dr said X-ray shows chip in bone. Should I consult specialist or just heal ?

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Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry

In brief: Chip off the old....

There is no harm in seeing a specialist.
Depending on the location and size of the chip, it might just be possible to use a splintage technique to minimize potential problems from the loose chip. Splinting may even increase the chances of the chip's ability to heal back on.

In brief: Chip off the old....

There is no harm in seeing a specialist.
Depending on the location and size of the chip, it might just be possible to use a splintage technique to minimize potential problems from the loose chip. Splinting may even increase the chances of the chip's ability to heal back on.
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