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A 39-year-old female asked:

Avulsion fracture 5th metatarsal displaced 2 mm.on crutches.after 6.5 weeks, tried only 1 crutch for first time but it hurt.how much pain is normal?

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Dr. Ricardo Dunner
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
It depends: It depends on your healing ability, the degree of the fracture, your compliance to the treatment by not bearing weight on the foot etc. Consider follow up with the specialist to be safe.

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Last updated Dec 30, 2014

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