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I think I broke my foot. Do I go to orthopedic doc or er?

I think I broke my foot. Do I go to orthopedic doc or er?

Either: You need to be seen asap to have your foot examined. So go whereever you can be seen 1st. ...Read more

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Foot Fracture (Definition)

A broken bone below the ...Read more


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Broke my foot, when should I see orthopedic dr?

Broke my foot, when should I see orthopedic dr?

Start with an ortho: 4 any fractures u should start with an orthopedic surgeon, they have 4-6 years of training b4 they start 2 practice orthopedics. They r best trained 2 treat ur fractures. ...Read more

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Im pretty sure i broke my foot at the big toe joint. I don't have insurance so can I just wear an orthopedic boot i already have small amount of swelling tingling in foot extreme difficulty with weight bearing no visible deformity or bruising happened whe

Im pretty sure i broke my foot at the big toe joint. I don't have insurance so can I just wear an orthopedic boot i already have small amount of swelling
tingling in foot
extreme difficulty with weight bearing
no visible deformity or bruising
happened whe

If : If you have no insurance (and no means to pay), you can still go to an er and have it x-rayed. This way, at least you'll know for certain whether it's broken, and also how badly. If it's a bad break that needs to be reduced (put back), i'm not sure the er will do that, and you might have to suck it up and go see someone or suffer the consequences of a non-union or malunion, which will haunt you for the rest of your life. ...Read more

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I broke my foot Aug. 27 (today is Oct. 3). I am wearing aircast boot. Bones not displaced . My last appt. with orthopedist was Sept. 19 and I was told to come back in six weeks if not better. When will pain start to lessen?

I broke my foot Aug. 27 (today is Oct. 3). I am wearing aircast boot. Bones not displaced . My last appt. with orthopedist was Sept. 19 and I was told to come back in six weeks if not better. When will pain start to lessen?

Not a good sign.: Without knowing more detail as to what bone(s) were fractured, it is difficult to comment as to the pain level and it's lessening. Pain is usually a sign that the healing has been compromised. Certain bones need more time to cycle through the healing phases. Call your doctor and hear it straight from the horses mouth. ...Read more

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I think i broke my foot. Do i go to my regular doctor?

I think i broke my foot. Do i go to my regular doctor?

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

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Who should I go to if i think i broke my foot?

Who should I go to if i think i broke my foot?

Podiatrist: The podiatrist is a specialized doctor who treats the foot and ankle for all problems including broken bones. ...Read more

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I think i broke my foot but i'm not so sure? Any advice?

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

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