A broken or fracturedtoe can be very painful, but isn't usually serious and can often be treated at home. Most will heal in four to six weeks.

More severe breaks may take longer to heal and may need treatment in hospital.

This page covers:

Symptoms of a broken toe

How to treata broken toeat home

When to see your GP

When to go to hospital

Treatment for severe breaks

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Medically Reviewed by a doctor on 11 Nov 2016