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Swollen reddish toe after repeated injuries. Applied betadine. Any other medication?

Hi there i dropped a glass table on my foot and now my toe is red and swollen. It was getting better on the second day. Then someone dropped a heavy box on it. And now its swolen, red and looks disgusting. I have been giving an antiseptic bath on my foot and apply betadine . What should i do? And i do not want to go to the hospital
Asked On : Sat, 7 Jul 2012
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Do icing and take anti inflammatory medicine like ibuprofen 400 mg three times a day.
Please do get an x-ray of the foot done to rule out any fracture.
You should be alright soon.
Answered: Sat, 7 Jul 2012
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