Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
132 Doctors are Online

Stub on the toe causing bruising and fading, difficulty in moving toes, bending, swelling and stiffening in foot. Remedy?

I stubbed my toe two weeks ago. It hurt a lot and bruised then faded. But as time has gone on it has started to hurt more and more. I can move my toes and it hurts when I bend them and my foot it swelling and stiff. I have been icing my foot and keeping it elevated when I can. I work on my feet all day and am worried that I might have broken my foot
Asked On : Thu, 31 Jan 2013
Answers:  1 Views:  26
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Ophthalmologist 's  Response
Hello,welcome to HCM,
Have you tried;
1.     Keeping toes bandaged together with crepe bandage while you work.
2.     Painkiller+serratiopeptidase +calcium supplement pills to improve healing and reduce swelling
3.     Your work description is stressful for feet ,use good support shoes in addition to above.
4.     If all else has been done and you are in constant pain,suggests a hairline fracture
a. X-ray foot to see for a fracture
b. a visit to a bone and joint specialist is due.
Hope you get relief earliest .happy to help.
Answered: Sat, 30 Nov 2013
I find this answer helpful

 1 user finds this helpful

1 Doctor agrees with this answer

Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor