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A 72-year-old female asked:

i broke my foot 6 weeks ago, its healing but i now have dvt, i've been told i can weight bear but can't walk with discomfort of swelling. ?

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Dr. Kenneth Smith
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Post phlebitic pain: Phlebitic pain common frequently overcome by support stocking.
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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