A 16-year-old male asked:
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it's been 15 days with a fibreglass cast with a fractured 3rd metatarsal and i feel no pain in my foot i still stay off it. what are the chances?

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Dr. Brian Duncan
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Stick to the plan...: Follow the instructions given to you by your doctor. That you have no pain us a good sign but does not mean you should deviate from the plan
Answered on Apr 26, 2018
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