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A 44-year-old female asked:

foot injured. xrayed not broken, was not swollen when dr. saw it. it swells up now all the time. shooting pinching pain if i put pressure. 3 week?

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Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 49 years experience
You may: Have to have another x-ray. Sometimes fractures do not appear on the initial study.
Dr. Allan Rosenthal
Podiatry 44 years experience
Need examination: It could be a soft tissue injury, you need to be examined by a doctor who knows the anatomy of area. It could be a multiple of things from ligament damage, tendon damage, too many things to list here. Please get reexamined by a podiatrist or orthopedist if continue to have problems.

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Last updated Jun 13, 2013

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