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A 74-year-old female asked:

Fell twisted ankle 5wks ago. no fracture. ball of foot now swollen/bruised/numbness/painful/hurts to walk. would boot help walk no pain?

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Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Smething new!: May not be related to teh twisted ankle directly. I would look for another injury, a gout attack, etc. You may need an MRI of the foot to see if there is an undetected fracture

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Last updated Jul 22, 2018

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