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Posted by: melanie | 2007/02/20

broken toe


my son broke his toe jekskiing and wont go to the Dr - he says nothing can be done for a broken toe - is this true?? he is taking a painkiller

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Dear Melanie
He needs to see a doctor - if the joint is involved he may end up with an uncomfortable stiff toe. He needs at least a x/ray. If the break is uncomplicated they can bind the broken toe to a healthy one to keep it still to heal.

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