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My toes are tingly...Ankle broken or sprain?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
I am sorry but: There isn't enough info here to even take a guess. However, the way to determine if there is a fracture is with an x-ray (plus a medical history ; physical examination). Take care.
Answered on Oct 3, 2013
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NMS: But it appears that your air cast may have been too tight thus cutting off circulation to your feet. See orthopedist if podiatrist can't help you.

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