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3 Weeks With Foot Cast Off And Still In Pain
Hard cast off for 1wk due to neg xray to wrist after 3 wks in cast now in splint. Severe pain remains wrist and thumb area? had 3 falls causing injury
3 weeks since simple broken fibula and sprain. When i walk with airboot i still get a sharp pain in outer and inner ankle. Still throbs. Normal?
Yes: It is common to have pain for several weeks after an ankle sprain and can even persist for a few months in some cases. However, it depends on the level of pain, the frequency and severity to determine what to do next. If it is infrequent and short duration, that is to be expected. If it is frequent, severe and lasts a long time i recommend you return to your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
The ortho said no sling. Just 3 ACE bandage x1 week, then 2, then 1 repeat xray in 3 wks. My still pain in arm and wrist and hand puffy and swollen?
The ortho is your MD: Given the limited information we have,I have to recommend that you talk w/ the Orthopedist again if you doubt their treatment plan or diagnosis.If you think based on your medical understanding that the doctor is wrong or missed a diagnosis or that you need a MRI,please discuss with your doctor.It is risky for other MDS online to speculate without a thorough in history, physical & exam in person. ...Read more
Possible: If u stretched some sensory nerves u can have this ; they do recover with time. If u r in a cast, tight casts will cause this ; u should c ur ortho, may need to split the cast. If you have had surgery, there may have been some damage done 2 a nerve. If this is the case u will eventually get used to it. The brain gets tired of the same complaint being sent 2 it ; u will not b aware of it, , only touc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Broke fibula right above ankle 5 wks ago. Cast came off after 4 wks. Leg and foot swelling and still painful, can't put pressure on it at all. Normal?
Plaster cast for grade 3 ankle sprai for 2-4 weeks. When cast comes off who'll I still have pain will I be able to walk. What next step?
Had pins put in pinky finger 3 weeks ago. 2 are out and one more in 2 weeks. Still have bruising and pain. How long before this goes away?
Pins in finger: Usually takes good 4-6 weeks, it should get better once your finger start working. ...Read more
Went over on my ankle 3 weeks ago, ankle now fine but toes are in pain and moving my big toe at the joint causes pain and discomfort. Not sure why?
33 weeks pregnant with broken fibula, I keep swelling in my cast and it gets too tight. Shouldn't I be in a boot instead? 4 weeks post break
I broke my ankle and was in a cast for 6 weeks. I removed the cast 2 weeks ago and am in physio now, how long will the pain & swelling last for?
Depends: There is no specific way to determine how long it will last. It should decrease over time. Swelling can go on for 6 -12 months sometimes. If the pain is dull, that is normal. If the pain continues to increase or is very high, you should ask your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
3 days ago I fractured the distal tip of the fibula. I'm having very severe heel pain with ankle pain. Normal? Heel pain is 10/10 and non stop almost
After using ankle brace, I got pain in left arch. Went to podiatrist and he gave me laser treatment and taped foot. Still having pain in left arch.
Flattening arch: Typically arch pain will present as pain with the first step in the morning or pain after sitting for any period of time. In addition to flattening of the arch, there may also be knee pain. An inflamed heel called plantar fasciitis is best treated with an orthotic arch support in addition to the treatment you received. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sprained right inner part of foot 3 weeks ago, still walking with a limp, painful burning sensation. Xray done 3 wks ago, not broken but can barely wa?
Plaster cast for grade 3 ankle sprain. Still have tremendous pain. Especially when I put weight on it. Is this normal. When will pain stop?
Get checked: This one is for the doctor who casted you. You could have a compartment syndrome which is an emergency. You could have delayed healing of your sprain, granted your ankle/foot was not broken. Please see your doctor as soon as possible or to the emergency room ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Broken fibula right above ankle 5 weeks ago. Cast came off after 4 weeks. Leg and foot swelling and still painful. Should I be worried?
Keep it elevated:
Keep the affected part elevated whenever feasible. Try to keep the affected raised at night. It should subside with time. If three weeks later, it is not improving, it would be time to see your doctor.
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Fx ankle 8/19 took my own cast off after 4wks.Twisted it this am & having some pain and edema. Should i just wrap in ACE bandage?
Burning pain in ankle up to knee. Ankle injury 20 days ago. No fracture in x-ray. Arch and heel pain with sweeling on ankle with burning while walking?
3 1/2 month ago i missed 2 stair steps and rolled my ankle over completely. Had numbness &lg amount of swelling. Still much pain with motion.
Hyper-pigmentation on my left leg due to mild crps or from fiberglass cast (i had on after foot surgery for 3 weeks, but was removed 8 months ago)?
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