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Health Tip: Broken Toe Care
(HealthDay News) -- Toe bones are typically small and fragile. That's why these bones can break after dropping something heavy on them or even stubbing a toe, says MedlinePlus. Usually, a broken toe is not a serious injury and can be cared for at home.
To care for a broken toe at home, MedlinePlus suggests:
Buddy taping. Wrap tape around the injured toe and the one next to it. Place a small wad of cotton between your toes and change the cotton daily.
Wear stiff-bottomed shoes. Once the swelling has gone down, wear solid, stable shoes.
Seek prompt medical attention if the injury appears severe or doesn't respond to treatment.
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