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A 31-year-old member asked:

I recently had surgery on my right foot and my cast is really painful. is there anything that would help?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Hettinger
Podiatry 37 years experience
Have it replaced: If your surgeon feels the need to keep you in a cast, it has to be reasonably comfortable. A "really painful" cast needs to be removed and replaced.
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 36 years experience
Cast pain: Yes - get it off and a new one to replace it. See your surgeon asap.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat commented
Podiatry 23 years experience
Elevate the foot to minimize the swelling and contact your surgeon and have it evaluated.
Dec 11, 2013

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