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A 46-year-old member asked:

Piece of metal fell on my foot and now it hurts to walk and its all black and blue. how to tell if it's broken or very bruised?

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Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
Podiatry 23 years experience
Get and X-ray: The only way to tell if it is broken or just bruised is to have it examined and have an xray taken.

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Last updated Apr 30, 2014

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