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Dropped a 45 pound weight on my big toe its bruised up real

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Dropped a 45 pound weight on my big toe its bruised up real good between the joint and nail area. Throbbing from the pressure should i get it cut to relive the pressure?
JA: How long have you been dealing with this? Any other symptoms?
Customer: 4:00 am this morning sore and throbbing
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Type 2 diabetes
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Abid replied 9 months ago.

Hi. I amCustomerWelcome to Just Answer and thank you for the question.
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Expert:  Dr. Abid replied 9 months ago.

As you are Type 2 Diabetic , and such a bad bruise because of fall of weight is really concerning .

It would be ideal for you to have X ray first please before going for cut .

So immediately get X ray and consult surgeon .

Good luck .

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Expert:  Dr. Abid replied 9 months ago.

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