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A 21-year-old female asked:

A nurse said i have badly pulled/sprained my achilles tendon. it is really painful to walk on, she hasn't given me any crutches? help?

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Dr. David Hettinger
Podiatry 37 years experience
See a podiatrist: There could be a partial tear in the tendon or associated structures. I love our nurses, but you should see a doctor on this one.

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