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A 30-year-old female asked:

Hi, i had my cast off 3 weeks ago after a stress fracture, i now have pain and swelling at side off foot, could it be soft tissue damage?? it's very painful to walk on.

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Dr. Rachel Chastanet
Bariatrics 34 years experience
See doctor: If you have new or recurrent pain after a stress fracture, you may have re-injured the area. Try not to bear much weight on the foot, and make an appointment with the doctor who treated your stress fracture.

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Last updated May 8, 2016

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