A member asked:

I sprained my foot wearing a boot that the podiatrist offered.i was in the shower when i slipped and caught my foot. now, it's throbbing with a burning sensation and is numb in spots. what should i do?

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Dr. Kenneth Merriman answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

Sorry but I do not understand the ? Why were you in the boot and most of these things can be removed for a shower a lisfranc injury could cause the problems you are describing those are pretty bad so it would be best if this were evaluated medically.

Answered Jun 5, 2013

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Dr. Payam Rafat answered

Specializes in Podiatry

If your are having a burning, throbbing and a sensation of numbness, you should have it evaluated right away.

Answered Sep 13, 2013

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