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How can I tell if my foot is broken?

How can I tell if my foot is broken?

Not really : A break in the foot bone does produce pain, swelling, and decreased ambulation. But so does a number of other conditions including foot sprain. So an x-ray would be ideal and certain if there is a high grade breakage. ...Read more

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How can I tell if my foot is broken?

How can I tell if my foot is broken?

Foot pain: There might be a traumatic incident (dropping something on your foot, or falling for example) or even a stress fracture. Stress fractures can take longer to show up, but persistent pain, swelling and maybe even bruising. A referral and a visit to your local podiatrist and some xrays may help clear the situation up. Good luck! ...Read more

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How can I tell if my foot is broken?

How can I tell if my foot is broken?

Get an xray: An xray is the only way to surely know if the bone is broken. Go to the podiatrist and get checked properly. ...Read more

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How can I tell if my foot is broken, if I can stand on it with pain, very minor swelling, no bruising but hurts to twist side to side but not up/down ?

How can I tell if my foot is broken, if I can stand on it with pain, very minor swelling, no bruising but hurts to twist side to side but not up/down ?

X-rays: The only way to tell for certain if a bone in your foot is broken is by x-ray. Your symptoms sound more like a strain or sprain, not a fracture. But, if you had a recent significant injury, are big into sports, or don't notice improvement after a few days of relative rest, an x-ray is indicated. You might have a stress fracture or minor hairline fracture. ...Read more

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Why do I slap the inner sides of my foot while walking?

Why do I slap the inner sides of my foot while walking?

You may have: congenital internal rotation of your lower legs (also called "Pigeon Toe Deformity"...ORTHOTICS may be helpful (inserts for your shoes) See an ORTHOPEDIST for more accurate Diagnosis and possible Treatment! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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No feeling in my foot and it's no longer holding body heat?

No feeling in my foot and it's no longer holding body heat?

Be seen: It you are saying your foot is cold and insensate, you need to be seen immediately to be evaluated for vascular insufficiency in your leg. ...Read more

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My feet are red and purple and when you look to the side of my foot the line of the purple is really bad???

My feet are red and purple and when you look to the side of my foot the line of the purple is really bad???

Explanation : It's impossible to give you professional answer due to many unknown factors. How old are you, how long this problem exist, when it worse: after walking for minutes or hours, in sitting position and so on so on. But my advise will be: just put your foot up for rest 15-30 min and make some massage. If It will be not ok, go to doctor. ...Read more