Have I Broken My Toe ??

Question


I was running and slipped and my big toe went into a table it is swollen and the bottom of my foot is too. What do you think happened to it? I have very bad pain and around the toe nail it is red.


Answer

A broken toe is possible and can usually be confirmed following x-rays and a thorough physical examination of your foot and toe.

See your Podiatrist to determine the extent of the injury and advice on appropriate treatment.

WARNING : This information is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace professional podiatric advice. Treatment will vary between individuals depending upon your diagnosis and presenting complaint. An accurate diagnosis can only be made following personal consultation with a Podiatrist, your Doctor or your foot specialist.

For more information on aching feet and many other foot pain, leg pain and back pain conditions please visit our Foot Pain Conditions page and click on the condition of interest to you.

To find a Podiatrist or Foot Doctor near you visit our Find a Podiatrist page and click on your country.

Still have a question about your foot problem, leg pain or you just need some footwear advice?


Visit our Foot Problems page and ask us a question about your specific problem. We'll do our best to help.

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