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A 45-year-old female asked:

after injury, surgery left foot- crutches, boot for a few months- other foot swells a little. could this be from taking more weight on it? normal?

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Dr. Michael Rivera
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 28 years experience
Swelling is normal.: Spontaneous swelling is normal if applying more weight on the opposite limb when crutch walking.

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Last updated Nov 15, 2015

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