A 44-year-old female asked:
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may have fractured foot growth plate. if so would i get a cast or boot?

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Dr. Allan Rosenthal
43 years experience Podiatry
It depends: Where is fracture, how extensive, need to see what going on, seek out a podiatrist or orthopedist.
Answered on Jun 5, 2015
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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Possible: Depending on the Orthopedic specialist and the bone fractured they will either five a walking boot or cast . Good luck
Answered on Jun 5, 2015
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