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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
34 years experience Family Medicine
Foot pain: "Sympathy" pain. Unless you had recent trauma to that leg/foot - NOT related. You may have sprained it after hobbling around from the recent o ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tania Turbay
19 years experience Podiatry
Where?: The foot has many bones. The question is what bone in the foot did you fracture. Is it displaced or not, did you take an x-ray? You should go see your ... Read More
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Get treated.: Treatment depends of the location and type of injury. X-rays will indicate the orientation of the injury. You may need to have the area immobilized ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Jay
42 years experience Podiatry
No weight on foot: If you truly have a confirmation of a fracture, the most logical thing to do is get off the foot and immobilize. You should determine what bone is fr ... Read More
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Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
See a professional: Treatment depends of the location and type of injury. X-rays will help determine the orientation of the injury. You may need to have the area immobi ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: There are multiple types of fractures that can involve the foot and the treatments can vary from simple observation to casting to even surgical interv ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Plotkin
41 years experience Podiatry
Get an x-ray: It is often very hard to know is a foot bone has been fractured unless you take an x-ray. Other factors are how did the incident occur, is the pain lo ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Why not?: There are times fracture healing is stalled, you would have to give more history. Is there a reason you think you won't heal?
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
22 years experience Podiatry
Get an X-ray: The only way to determine if there is a fracture is to have an xray taken of the foot.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Kercher
16 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Get an X-ray : Sometimes it's hard to differentiate. Getting x-rays will clear up any confusion.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
13 years experience Podiatry
X-ray: Without an x-ray and more detailed information about the site and injury, it is difficult to say for certain. I would recommend that if you have any p ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Cosenza
28 years experience Podiatry
Fracture: Well...Did you injure it? If you did, it depends what kind of injury you sustained and how. Usually if its broken you won't be able to walk on it due ... Read More
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