Severed Tendon

Last week, I cut my foot and severed the tendon on the top of my big toe. The emergency room doctor stiched it back together, but I fell on it the next day and I think I may have pulled the stitch out (I have a cast on so it's hard to tell, but I can't move my toe up, just like when I cut it).

Is it too late to have it resewn? Also, I have been referred to both a plastic surgeon and orthopedic surgeon...both of whom seem to think that the other is more qualified to help me. What's your opinion? Thanks

Posted By Stacey Gibson on March 16, 2004 at 10:54:42:

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