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A 31-year-old female asked:

What can i take to ease a swollen heel whilst healing from a broken bone that's knitted but been told i can walk on it it's swollen and tender?

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Dr. David Hettinger
Podiatry 36 years experience
NASID's: You can take any of a number of different non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Over-the-counter ones like aleve (naproxen) work well, but you doctor can prescribe ones that will be stronger and last longer.
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 31 years experience
Ice and elevation : Is a start along with compression. Best to consult with your physician.

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Last updated Dec 13, 2012

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