Have I broken my toe? With Pic

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Thighdentitycrisis Fri 10-Jul-20 18:29:07

It hurts quite a lot. Did this about 2 hours ago. Is there anyway of telling without a medical examination?

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nolovelost Fri 10-Jul-20 19:29:46

How did you do it? Can you walk on it?

ThatLibraryMiss Fri 10-Jul-20 19:35:30

A&E won't do anything except strap it to its next door neighbour to keep it stable. Micropore's good for that, and ibuprofen for the pain. Good job we're heading for some better weather so you can wear sandals for a few days.

Thighdentitycrisis Fri 10-Jul-20 19:48:41

I kind of jumped and bent it down so the nail was facing the floor I think

I can walk on it

I was thinking of strapping it it won’t do any harm will it?

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Gingaaarghpussy Fri 10-Jul-20 20:07:55

I knew I'd broken my toe when I heard the crack🤮. I also had an epic bruise that started from the break and went over the top of my foot. I went to minor injuries and because the bone wasnt displaced they didn't do anything.
I found wearing trainers with memty foam inside the most comfy footwear.

Redannie118 Fri 10-Jul-20 20:12:57

Ive broken several toes( clumsy !!) As above strap it too the other toe, you can wrap some gauze or cotton wool around it if its really sore. It will go purple/ black very quickly. Comfy shoes and simple painkillers for a few days if needed.

Redannie118 Fri 10-Jul-20 20:18:34

Last broken toe within a hour of brake for reference

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Thighdentitycrisis Fri 10-Jul-20 22:13:37

Thanks everyone for the replies
I’m just feeling a bit sore for myself.
Got it strapped up and hobbling

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Thighdentitycrisis Fri 10-Jul-20 22:14:28

Oops, meant SORRY
not sore!

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OhTheRoses Fri 10-Jul-20 22:18:18

I think I've broken my little and my big toe. Years apart. They were black and blue. Paracetamol and wooden clogs did the trick. Never went near a Dr.

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