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When should I see a doctor about my broken toe?

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If you have severe pain, can’t walk, the toe looks bent or deformed, or the pain doesn't go away with medication, see a doctor.

From: Broken Toe Treatment WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: "Toe and forefoot fractures."

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons: "Toe and Metatarsal Fractures (Broken toes).”

Broken Toe Information from eMedicineHealth.

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on April 27, 2019

SOURCES:

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: "Toe and forefoot fractures."

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons: "Toe and Metatarsal Fractures (Broken toes).”

Broken Toe Information from eMedicineHealth.

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on April 27, 2019

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