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Millington, MI
A 56-year-old female asked:

How long does swelling last? 4.5 days ago foot got crushed. still swollen, purple. use ace bandage? not painful. not walking much. xray negative.

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
2 to 4 weeks: If x-ray is negative is a minor injury. Most minor-to-moderate injuries will heal within 2 to 4 weeks. Apply moist heat, reduce the function and NSAIDs OTC will help to speed the healing. Get well soon!
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