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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Some time: To unload that bone from the stress you apply on it.

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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Certainly: possible..
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Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Easy to do...: Eighteen weeks in a air cast for a 5th met stress fracture is certainly telling of just how easily re-fracturing the 5th metatarsal is. You might want ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
May not be healed: Stress fractures of the 2nd and 3rd metatarsals are fairly common. They usually take a full 8 weeks to heal. Possibly your fracture is not yet healed. ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Usually not: If you are not having significant pain, a cast often is not necessary. However depending on the location of the stress fracture and degree of pain, a ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
I do not Think so: New trials with the treatment of stress fracture of the femur could be done without castinng.
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A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: A stress fracture occurs when the stresses that are placed on the bone overcome the bones ability to remodel after injury. The treatment is really ba ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: Having pain means you still having problem. I would advise you to have MRI on the foot to see if the bone healed and if you have other issues. Stress ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rachel Chastanet
33 years experience Bariatrics
See doctor: If you have new or recurrent pain after a stress fracture, you may have re-injured the area. Try not to bear much weight on the foot, and make an app ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Post cast Edema ?: Swelling after the cast is removed is quite common. It is known as post cast edema. Swelling is actually due to the cast's long term effect on the lym ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tamar Jeffery
14 years experience Emergency Medicine
Normal: It is normal to still have swelling and bruising after a fracture. If the swelling has increased/continued and is causing significant discomfort plea ... Read More
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