A 23-year-old female asked:
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i don't want to go to the doctors and have them say nothing is wrong with my foot/ankle. it's a little swollen. can't put any pressure on it.?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
You have a problem : Don't make assumptions if it hurts that bad you need to seek treatment.
Answered on Oct 29, 2012
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Need to see a doctor: If you can't put pressure on it there is definately something wrong. Get it checked.
Answered on Oct 29, 2012
Dr. Jason Rudolph
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Stress fracture: Without a specific injury, a stress fracture can still occur. The inability to put weight on your foot sounds like this sort of injury.
Answered on Feb 11, 2015
Dr. Sherry Ransom
32 years experience Podiatry
Where is swelling?: we need to know where is the swelling when did it start?
Answered on Jan 5, 2019

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