A 27-year-old male asked:
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i dislocated my extensor tendon in my foot (snapping tendon). dr said surgery is really the only treatment. if i don't do it, will it get worse?

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Snapping tendon: Sorry, but yes - it will get worse. Please follow your Surgeon's advice - you will be more pleased than you imagine!
Answered on Sep 9, 2016

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