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Broken toe, do I strap it up or leave it?

(3 Posts)
spikemomma Sun 11-Sep-11 17:54:55

I presume it's either badly bruised or fractured. I kind of think it may not be worth taking time up at A&E, as I doubt they can do much. Should I strap it to my other toe as a make do splint or just leave it?

ednurse Sun 11-Sep-11 17:56:17

Yep, tape it between the toe joints (if that makes sense)

If you lose any feeling or it starts going purple - that isn't bruising - then take a trip to get it X-Rayed.

spikemomma Sun 11-Sep-11 18:33:27

Thanks ed nurse. I've strapped it. It's purple but that's just bruising. Many thanks for responding. X

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