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A 28-year-old female asked:

When to be concerned about foot pain, painful to walk. post 2nd metatarsal fracture in july 2013. seems to be getting worse all of a sudden?

4 doctor answers10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Could of reinjured: Check with your doctor. I would recommend checking your vitamin d levels as well.
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 32 years experience
Re injury: Sounds like the metatarsal may be still broken. You need an xray before you keep full weight bearing.
Dr. Adam Ringler
Podiatry 18 years experience
Refracture: After any fracture, it takes anywhere between 6 months to a year with a bone remodeling process to complete. During this time, it is possible to refracture the bone at the same location. He should seek treatment with your previous physician to make sure there is no change or refracture of the metatarsal bone.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 22 years experience
Have it re-evaluated: Have it re-evaluated and treated. You may have re-injured it.

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Last updated May 23, 2016

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