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How do I know if I tore a tendon in my foot

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
No it's not okay: You should have it checked out. Ice, and elevation until you are able to have it looked at. (Ice on and off area every 25minutes) don't freeze the sk ... Read More

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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Ankle fracture: You will need to discuss it with your doc. Without seeing xrays and examining you, it is really hard to suggest anything. You may be treated conservat ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can examine: A person who has on leg newly swell up, but has no new reason for it, should be evaluated by her doctor or the ER. Treatment depends on the amount of ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See apodiatrist: You need an evaluation and treatment for your foot.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
See a doctor: How do you know you tore it? If you did didn't the doctor offer a treatment. Usually, a torn tendon is either primarily fixed by suturing it togethe ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
See a doctor: You will get a proper evaluation and a diagnosis can be made. Sometimes further testing is necessary. Is range of motion limited or very painful? Thes ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Torn tendon: First, get under the care of an orthopedic surgeon, if you haven't done so, for advice and follow-up. You want to avoid further damage and chronic pro ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Many ways: It really depends on which tendon, and how bad the tear is. Sometimes, the 2 ends can be sewn together, other times the tendon can be shredded and the ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradly Shollenberger
35 years experience Podiatry
You can't: There is no way you can tell. If you have concerns, you should contact your surgeon to evaluate the ankle. Meanwhile, a good rule of thumb is "if it h ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Alec Hochstein
23 years experience Podiatry
Ankle Sprain: Well you have suffered one of the most common foot and ankle injuries. Certainly you may have some tendon/ligament injury. In addition if the pain is ... Read More

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