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Eau Claire, WI
A 22-year-old female asked:

I had a metal hitch drop on top of my ankle/foot. severe pain, swelling, bruising and numbness in toes. what could it be?

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Dr. Doug Mason
Podiatry 35 years experience
Depends: Numbness can be caused fro swelling Crush injuries are always tough. If it doesn't improve or gets worse over the next 2-3 days, have it checked for any fractures. Use ice, rest and NSAIDS.
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