A 24-year-old female asked:
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2.5 cm cut, top of foot below big toe, 6 stiches. hallucis longus tendon was partially cut, wearing a cam boot. is it ok to be on feet 5 hours?

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Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Don't even ask.: This is an example of one of those hypotheticals that that surgeons are expected to have an answer for without knowing all the details. After practicing for almost forty years, my answer has never wavered. "If you have to ask, the answer is NO."
Answered on Jun 25, 2018
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