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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Yes : If you are walking on your foot as you are likely compensating and therefore straining the rest of the foot.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. MARLIN JOHN MCKAY
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Unlikely: Hi Generally we don't put fractures of the toe in a cast, but this would also depend on seeing the xray's. We are open tomorrow then I can make an in ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: It depends on the specific location of the fracture. An avulsion type fracture at the tip of the metatarsal is little more than a sprain of the foot ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Hamster - you keep : Asking the same questions and your age keeps changing. Are you unhappy with the advice you were given?
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Kahan
31 years experience Podiatry
Ganglion cyst?: Sounds like this could be a ganglion cyst (fluid filled bump). Does it move around? Could be interfering with a nerve causing the "fuzzy" feeling in ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
You may: Be changing the way you are walking due to the fracture and this may be causing the burning pain. Alternatively, it may be a separate bonafide issue.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Go back to the surge: Return to the surgeon. Tell him the issue and let him examine the foot
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Dr. Austin Mackens
10 years experience Family Medicine
Difficult healing : 5th metatarsal fractures can be very slow to heal. This is especially true for “Jones” fractures at the base of the bone. If you have ongoing sympt ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: It is common to place a fracture in a splint to allow the swelling to go down. A cast placed right away can make the swelling worse and lead to compar ... Read More
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