A 16-year-old female asked:
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i kicked the bottom of my car door. it hurt when it happened not as much anymore. the top of my foot is starting to swell and bruise. is it fractured?

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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
I do not think so: Just bruised.
Answered on Dec 10, 2013
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
An xray: Would help determine that.
Answered on Nov 28, 2013
Dr. Neil Horsley
36 years experience Podiatry
Fractured?: A fracture could be a possibility. Although right at the top of your foot there are structures that include blood vessels tendons and nerves. If a blood vessel or tendon was injured you could also see bruising. Consult your podiatrist.
Answered on May 22, 2015
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