(HealthDay News) --
If you break a toe, it may not heal on its own without treatment.
The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons says complications of a broken toe may include:
- Developing a deformity in the bone, which can cause problems with mobility and in fitting shoes.
- Developing arthritis in the affected joint.
- Having chronic pain.
- Requiring surgery if the toe doesn't heal properly.
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