Broken toes are a common injury. Signs and symptoms of a broken toe may include:
- Subungual hematoma
Treatment depends upon the severity of the fracture. There are home remedies to help ease pain and swelling of a broken toe. Medical treatment for a broken toe includes pain medication, buddy taping, casting, or booting.
Fractures are breaks in bone and are classified according to several different categories. Compound fractures are the most dangerous; the bone is broken into fragments that come through the skin. Treatment includes setting the broken bone and splinting the injury, among other steps. Steps are taken to prevent infection if the skin is broken.
Broken Toe Topic Guide - Visuals
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Broken Toe Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins
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