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avulsion fracture metatarsal

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Need more info: Is this injury recent, what bones where injured and at what level of the bone.

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Dunner
26 years experience Internal Medicine
It depends: It depends on your healing ability, the degree of the fracture, your compliance to the treatment by not bearing weight on the foot etc. Consider foll ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Normal occurrence: Trauma also causes soft tissue injury that is not just localized to the area of the fracture.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mak Yousefpour
18 years experience Podiatry
Avulsion vs. Jone's: Avulsion fracture of the any metatarsal will take about 4-6 weeks to heal. However, if the base of the 5th metatarsal is broken this might be jone's f ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
32 years experience Podiatry
It depends: First you need to make sure your foot is protected in a cast or walking boot (cam walker) to protect the foot. Bone healing can take about 6 weeks bef ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Depends: Depending on how it is treated you can expect at least immobilazation or possible surgery.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Steinberg
14 years experience Podiatry
Fracture: You can experience pain in the ankle and back of calf if you are in a cast or a walking boot. I would speak to your doctor for further evaluation.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Dancer's Fracture.: This sounds like a fracture know as a dancers fracture. With a walking cast boot and guarded ambulation, count on about 6 weeks for the bone to be str ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
47 years experience Emergency Medicine
Chip fracture: A small fragment of bone that has "chipped" off the main bone. Usually needs minimal treatment.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Trauma,: Injury.

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