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It depends: It will depend on whether the fracture is stable and immobilized properly. As it heals and stays in position, the swelling should begin to subside. Time varies from individual to individual. ...Read more
Broke foot last year, went to physiotherapy for 2 months, didn't help much. 8 months later it still hurts alot. Help?
Broke foot and big toe is slightly turned towards the other toes. Buddy tape? Seems no one will help me. No ins no $$$$$
Headache behind my left ear on head 2 days after a collision that caused me a broke foot on the same side of body is this symptoms of head injuries?
Second toe on left foot won't heal broke foot and put in boot and told me to rest with foot up. When removed one month later, toe was red, swollen and a big, deep sore on toe. Wound care nurses treated me for 2 weeks and pronounced it healed. Saw doct
Broke foot per ER doc. Big toe points toward others slightly. Getting a cam walker but should I buddy tape big toe to next toe. In a lot of pain still.
so it depends on what is broken. It appears as if you have a slight bunion deformity...The "big toe points toward others"--nothing to worry about as long as it is not the big toe that is broken and/or big toe is not painful. We do not buddy tape big toes and splinting is not really appropriate for bunions. Let me know what bone is broken and we can go further with options. ...Read more
My femur t-score is -1.1; spine:. 9. I broke foot + wrist 10 yrs ago when on prednisone; now no longer on prednisone. What is my fracture risk now?
X ray: An x ray is the best way to diagnose a fracture. Symptoms can include pain swelling and not being able to bear wight on the foot. If you are worried your foot may be fractured see your doctor and if needed he can order an x ray. ...Read more
Broken: As stated, see your podiatrist and get an x ray asap for the x rays needed and an evaluation and treatment plan ...Read more
Fracture: See a medical professional - your podiatrist - for an x ray. As stated, then you will know. And your podiatrist can then initiate a treatment plan. ...Read more
Broken foot: See you podiatrist for an evaluation and x rays. Bones can easily heal in a poor position resulting in chronic pain and swelling. Don't wait any longer ...Read more
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Broken foot: As stated, see you podiatrist for an x ray, evaluation and treatment plan. ...Read more
Can you tell me what to do if I broke my foot and I am in so much pain. Can somebody cheer me up?
My husband broke his foot and ankle and now he has lil brown spts on the bottom of that foot what is it?
Hemosiderin spots: After a fracture and a lot of swelling, hemosiderin (which is the stuff in a red blood cell that makes it red) can deposit in the skin causing brown spots. If they itch or are thickened I would seek the opinion of a dermatologist. ...Read more
I broke my foot 9 years ago. It healed fine. Recently it has started to hurt again. Is this normal or should I get it checked?
If it keeps hurting: You should get it checked...like anything else. You can start with your family doc or see the Orthopedist who treated you initially. ...Read more
X-ray: An x-ray will tell you quickly if you have a fracture. ...Read more
Which bone: It depends on what part of ur foot u broke...do u know? ...Read more
Sure: Broken feet usually do swell........Get a more detailed answer ›
Which bone?: X-rays would be helpful to determine the location of the fracture. Some fractures can be treated simply with a wooden/surgical shoe which acts as a splint and limits bending upon weight-bearing. A cam walker is a removable cast which allows you to bathe normally. More severe fractures may require crutches or surgical intervention. ...Read more
Tough to say: Without knowing your case and examining you, it is tough for us to now what is wrong. This is for sure though, having your foot turn black is NOT normal, and certainly could be sign of poor circulation, lack of proper healing, and or some other serious issues. You need to follow-up with your Dr and/or an Orthopedic specialist to definitely diagnose your condition and help treat you asap! ...Read more
I broke my foot and now I'm prescribed acetamicodein 30mg I don't know what it is can I take it with my klonipin?
I broke my foot a year ago and now im starting to get pains in the bottom of my foot and numbness what could it be?
I think you'd be: Best off evaluated in person. The nature of your prior injury would have to be evaluated to see if the two are related or not. ...Read more
I broke my foot 9 months ago and I still have some swelling and slight pain in my foot. Could there still be a problem or is that how my foot will be?
Fracture: This needs to be evaluated by a specialist with x-ray to assess healing of the fracture site. ...Read more
See a doctor: If you've injured yourself enough I have concern for a fracture, it is worth seeing a foot and ankle doctor for an examination and likely radiographs. You will be then be given treatment recommendations based on those findings. If nothing else you can put our mind at ease with some answers. ...Read more
What to do if I broke my foot and cannot afford to go to the doctors office. What are my options?
Fracture: Your best option is to see your podiatrist and work out a payment plan so you can be treated properly. Poorly healed / treated fractures usually lead to painful non healing site. ...Read more
I broke my foot in four places after a trip and it has now been 8 weeks since cast came off. When can I start exercising again?
Now: You should have started by now with gradual exercise/ physical therapy. If by exercising you mean some type of a more intense routine, like gymnastics, ballet or professional dancing your ortho doc will be able to clear you (or not) based on your progression with physical therapy and as needed follow up films. ...Read more
Yes: You can go to your primary care physician or a podiatric physician and have a x-ray to determine if there is a fracture. ...Read more
Not necessarily: I need much more information about this to determine what you are referring to as a lifelong mistake. ...Read more
Is gout usually super painful, because I feel like I broke my foot/toe. How long will it be before it subsides?
Attack yes: Sudden onset of pain, swelling, redness and earth of a joint are signs of a gouty attack. The symptoms can last upwards of a 1-2 weeks then slowly subside. The same symptoms may represent an infection, so if you have them see a doctor. Gout is diagnosed by aspirating joint fluid and looking for gout crystals. High uric acid in your blood suggests you are having a gout attack. ...Read more
I broke my foot 3 months ago The bones have mended yet it hurts when I stand on it. How long will I have this pain?
On the mend....: The severity of the fracture (s) as well as any associated soft tissue injuries sustained during the trauma are needed to be able to determine your prognosis. Minor fractures with little or no soft tissue injury tend to resolve in less time than multiple fractures with extensive soft tissue involvement. Even though the bones may appear to have "mended", there are other factors to consider. ...Read more
I broke my foot about 4 or 5 weeks ago. I'm wondering if its to late to be seen by a doctor? It won't let me go into detail...
Time, on your side.: It's never too late to be seen and evaluated by a doctor, especially for a fracture. The residual effects can be evaluated and a reasonable prognosis should be able to offered to you with some options. However, there may be nothing more to do than what the tincture of time will be able to resolve. ...Read more
Wondering if Lipozene or even hydroxycut or even slim optimum would work to keep weight of? I broke my foot so I can't really exercise.
Broke foot: Did you get your foot treated and get the fracture healed? If yes and you still have pain consider gettting evaluated for a foot orthotic. Foot pain is not normal and can usually be resolved by proper treatment. I would see a podiatrist in your area. If the fracture was not treated correctly it may not be healed and that's why your in pain. You need a pain free foot to loose weight and exercise. ...Read more