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I have a sesamoid bone which is fractured, it does swell up when i walk and gives me pain , i have had this problem for 4 years will it ever go away ?

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Dr. Jake Heiney answered

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Given that the problem is going on for years now. You should have it treated by an orthopaedic surgeon with foot and ankle specialist.

Answered Jul 16, 2013

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Dr. Rhett Griggs answered

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But after 4 years...Prob not. Taking it out has been done but not ideal either.

Answered Dec 8, 2012

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