Toe Bruise(s) Symptoms, Causes & Common Questions

Understand your toe bruise(s) symptoms, including 3 causes & common questions.

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Contents

  1. 3 Possible Toe Bruise(S) Causes
  2. Questions Your Doctor May Ask
  3. Statistics
  4. Related Articles

3 Possible Toe Bruise(S) Causes

The list below shows results from the use of our quiz by Buoy users who experienced toe bruise(s). This list does not constitute medical advice and may not accurately represent what you have.

Toe bruise

Toe contusion (bruise) is the damage of the blood vessels (veins and capillaries) that return blood from your tissues back to the heart. The blood pools there and turns blue or purple. It's typically caused by a bump, hit, or fall.

Rarity: Rare

Top Symptoms: constant foot pain, toe injury, toe pain from an injury, swollen toes, toe bruise(s)

Symptoms that always occur with toe bruise: toe pain from an injury, toe injury, constant foot pain

Urgency: Self-treatment

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Foot bruise

A foot contusion (bruise) is the result of physical damage to the veins and capillaries (which help move blood back toward the heart). The blood pools in the damaged area and creates that blue/purple color.

Rarity: Common

Top Symptoms: pain in one foot, foot injury, foot pain from an injury, pain when touching the foot, foot bruise

Symptoms that always occur with foot bruise: foot pain from an injury, foot injury

Symptoms that never occur with foot bruise: recent cutting accident

Urgency: Self-treatment

Toe fracture

Broken toes are very common and caused by either something falling on the toe (crush injury) or a stubbing of the toe situation.

Rarity: Common

Top Symptoms: constant foot pain, toe injury, toe pain from an injury

Symptoms that always occur with toe fracture: toe injury, toe pain from an injury, constant foot pain

Symptoms that never occur with toe fracture: toe dislocation, toe injury with broken skin

Urgency: Primary care doctor

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Toe Bruise(S)

To diagnose this condition, your doctor would likely ask the following questions:

  • Are you having any difficulty walking?
  • Did you suffer a sudden, physical injury to your toe(s)?
  • Where exactly is the bruising?
  • How would you describe your walk?

If you've answered yes to one or more of these questions

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Toe Bruise(S) Symptom Checker Statistics

People who have experienced toe bruise(s) have also experienced:

  • 18% Big Toe Pain
  • 16% Toe Pain
  • 12% Swollen Toes

People who have experienced toe bruise(s) were most often matched with:

  • 66% Toe Fracture
  • 16% Toe Bruise
  • 16% Foot Bruise

People who have experienced toe bruise(s) had symptoms persist for:

  • 41% Less than a week
  • 29% Less than a day
  • 11% Over a month

Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from Buoy Assistant (a.k.a. the quiz).

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