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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Not sure: If you have a fracture there will always be some swelling.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Injury to the bone: The break in the bone it the final stage of an injury to the foot, there damages to the tissues of the foot which cause the swelling.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: Everyone responds to this differently. Try rice and nsaids to help decrease your swelling. Also minimize your weightbearing on that foot. Best of luck ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Depends on treatment: It could take up to 1 year.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Gravity.: Swelling may increase when you foot is in a dependent position because it has a harder time moving up against gravity. Swelling may last several week ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
It may take several: days for the swelling to stop and reverse. You need to keep the foot elevated to help decrease the swelling.
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
26 years experience Podiatry
Foot fracture: It can take several weeks for bruising and discoloration and swelling to completely resolve. Meanwhile, make sure you are under the care of your phys ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
1 year: Swelling and aching can last for a year sometimes depending on how it is treated.
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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