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How Do I Know If I Fractured My Foot
A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more
Depends: If the fracture heals properly, and doesn't involve a joint, you should be pain free. Bone normally heels in 2-3 months. If the fracture involved a joint, there is a chance of developing a painful arthritis. Delayed bone healing is possible which could be a continued source of discomfort. I would recommend evaluation by a physician to ensure that the fracture is healing properly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
So it's been one year ago that i fractured my foot is it possible that it can return because i still have pain in that area?
I fractured my foot 6 years ago, and it finally healed but a bircitus sac formed underneath my metatarsals. I've tried everything what should I do?
See a podiatrist, -: -may need further eval., or inserts for your shoes. Certainly worth the time to do so. ...Read more
I fractured my foot a year ago and it's been playing up. It gets hot. Why is this keep happening? I can't walk on it properly either.
I fractured my foot in 2 places 2 weeks ago. Should I stay off work? It's still very swollen & I've been advised to keep it elevated above hip level.
TYPE OF WORK: Can you work w/ your foot elevated? Why don't you just ask your doctor. ...Read more
Its been 10 months since i fractured my foot feels like it returned doc says its heeled but not sure hurts just like when i fractured it should I go b?
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