A 51-year-old male asked:
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Inflammation of the left Achilles' tendon, fractured sesamoid bone right foot, which 1 more urgent to fix both very painful?

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Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
24 years experience in Podiatry
Both: Both can be treated with immobilization and anti inflammatory medication. I CAM walker type boot is sufficient
Answered on Feb 14, 2016
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