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I think my daughter has broken her middle toe

Hi, I think my daughter has broken her middle toe, the whole toe has gone red. The toe looks to be straight and there are no cuts. Does she need to go to hospital for it to be checked?

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The answer

Thank you for your question.

It would be advisable to get your daughter’s toe examined to exclude any significant injury. Your GP will be able to assess this and refer for an x-ray if they think this is necessary, alternatively, you can attend a minor injuries unit for assessment.

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