A member asked:

Could use your help docs! my foot is swollen and it hurts to touch it on the top of my foot. it doesn't hurt to walk on it but could it still be fractured?

2 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Ronald Oberman answered

Specializes in Podiatry

Various possiblities including, injury/stress fracture, gout, infection or other form of arthritic condition. See podiatrist for evaluation and treatment.

Answered May 19, 2016



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Dr. Ashley Vanderloop answered

Specializes in Podiatry

Pain is usually associated with a fracture, however I have seen some patients with simple fractures that don't have pain when walking. Getting an exam will give you the proper diagnosis and treatment plan you may need.

Answered Apr 13, 2018



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