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my doctor said i have a chipped bone in my foot near my ankle it's been causing me a lot of pain over the pat two months will i need the piece removed?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mark Galperin
Pain Management 32 years experience
Broken foot: Most likely not, unless that piece interferes with the joint movement, but you need you ankle to be immobilized.
Dr. Rudolf Zak
Podiatry 19 years experience
“Chipped bone”: It can be removed if it’s painful and interfering with normal foot function

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Last updated Mar 3, 2018

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