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A 42-year-old female asked:

Today is 6 weeks in a fiberglass cast. 3 weeks ago cast was changed.i had superficial skin burns.foot was cleaned.still burning.is this normal?

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Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 44 years experience
It's Fracture Care.: If the cast is truly causing problems, then it has to be removed. After 6 weeks, it's about time anyway. Just explain the problem to your doctor, and he should remove and or replace it.

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