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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: It depends on the level and nature of the fracture. If it's a complicated fracture, it may need to be surgically repaired. If it is not, then one may ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
X-ray: An x-ray will usually tell if your foot is broken. If not you may need an MRI or ct scan.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Enna
19 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends on fracture: Some foot fractures require surgery, but many do not. Often, foot fractures can be treated with a comfortable shoe, a cast, or a walking boot. Best to ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
15 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Swollen, Bruised: Swollen and often bruised.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Several things: Pain, swelling, deformity.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
37 years experience Family Medicine
X-ray: You can only make the diagnosis by getting an x-ray.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Foot fracture: Depends on how traumatic the fracture is, which bones are broken, did the fracture fragments pierce the skin, are there complications such as infectio ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Should see a foot : Doc to make sure it's out and to assess function of foot.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Hopefully none: If all goes well, it heals and your fine. This is why you should seek care.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience Podiatry
Bone fracture: Takes 6-8 weeks to heal no matter what type of cast you are in.

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