A 31-year-old male asked:
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i hurt the ball of my foot playing soccer on astro six weeks ago. it still feels bruised/painful. is it worth going for an x ray?

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Dr. Gerald Klein
50 years experience Radiology
Yes: could have an occult or stress fracture
Answered on Dec 20, 2017

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