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A 52-year-old member asked:

2days ago i fractured 5th metatarsal & sprained the ankle. i got a boot so do i really need to see an ortho?

4 doctor answers11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Yes you do: Depending on your age, more may need done.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Yes I think so: What if the bone did not healed?
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
Yes: This needs to be followed to make sure this heels correctly.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 22 years experience
Yes: Follow up is an important part of the treatment.

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Last updated Oct 4, 2016

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