Broken Toe Warning Signs

Breaking any bone in the body should never be taken lightly. The toes of the feet are no exception. When an individual breaks their toe, they may experience any number of unpleasant symptoms, such as pain, swelling, and bruising. If you have broken your toe, you might seek health attention from a trusted medical professional, such as a podiatrist. This ought to be done especially if your broken toe is accompanied by bleeding or sensations of numbness. Additionally, if a broken toe appears to be pointing the incorrect way or there is discoloration, these are usually signs that immediate medical attention be sought. If any of this information applies to you or a loved one, it is suggested that you schedule an appointment with a podiatrist today for treatment.

Broken toes may cause a lot of pain and should be treated as soon as possible. If you have any concerns about your feet, contact Dean Kim, DPM from Greater Texas Foot & Ankle Specialist. Our doctor will treat your foot and ankle needs.

What Is a Broken Toe?

A broken toe occurs when one or more of the toe bones of the foot are broken after an injury. Injuries such as stubbing your toe or dropping a heavy object on it may cause a toe fracture.

Symptoms of a Broken Toe

  • Swelling
  • Pain (with/without wearing shoes)
  • Stiffness
  • Nail Injury

Although the injured toe should be monitored daily, it is especially important to have a podiatrist look at your toe if you have severe symptoms. Some of these symptoms include worsening or new pain that is not relieved with medication, sores, redness, or open wounds near the toe.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office located in Frisco, TX . We offer the newest diagnostic and treatment technologies for all your foot care needs.

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