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proximal metatarsal fracture

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Mechanical pain: From your symptoms, it is not a tumor, an infection, a nerve injury, nor an inflammatory arthritis such as rheumatoid arthritis. It is mechanical pain ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
41 years experience Pediatrics
Varies: with the degree of buckling and the proximity to the growth plate. There are two types of buckle fractures, one involved just a single segment of the ... Read More
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Dr. Harris Cohen
21 years experience Family Medicine
Yes!: Having a fracture does not prevent future fractures, and can possibly make that area more susceptible to fracture if it did not heal properly during t ... Read More
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Sure: An injury or misalignment from a previous fracture can result in fracture in the same spot. It's unfortunate but it can happen.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Yes: It is possible that the area never fully healed and an injury could create a fracture in the same spot.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
X-ray: The best way would be to have an x-ray taken.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Frydman
47 years experience Podiatry
Depending on which : It tends on which bone is fractured. And how bad the fracture is. Sometimes you wear a special cast shoe and sometimes you need a cast.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
26 years experience Podiatry
Pain on weight : As well as swelling and bruising. Having a history of a forefoot trauma should be there as well
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Start RICEING .: The symptoms of a metatarsal fracture can vary person to person and on the degree of injury. Typically expect pain, swelling and redness. You will nee ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Because it takes: Approximately 6?Weeks give or take two weeks in either direction it is not unusual to have pain at the 4 week mark. I hope you are in a surgical shoe ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Typically: you cannot bear weight on your foot. It hurts in the mid foot or the long flat part in the top of your foot and will be swollen or bruised. The best ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
Immobilization : First make sure it is not displaced. Immobilization is a key to healing and expect 6-8 weeks for it to heal. If displaced surgery may be needed.
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