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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
Orthopedic Surgery 19 years experience
Years: Given that the problem is going on for years now. You should have it treated by an orthopaedic surgeon with foot and ankle specialist.
Dr. Rhett Griggs
Hand Surgery 19 years experience
Possible: But after 4 years...Prob not. Taking it out has been done but not ideal either.
Dr. Peter Ihle
Dr. Peter Ihle commented
Orthopedic Surgery 54 years experience
many times both may need to be removed for balance of wt bearing stresses. as in the great toe flexor, they are paired. knee only one.
Dec 8, 2012
Dr. Peter Ihle
Dr. Peter Ihle commented
Orthopedic Surgery 54 years experience
i did where did it go?
Dec 8, 2012

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