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Stepped on foot accidentally of someone with perpheral neuropathy. How do I know if I hurt them?
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Dr. Chad Boomershine
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Need xray
People with peripheral neuropathy often don't have normal sensation in their feet.
Therefore, the only way to know if they are seriously hurt is to have the foot evaluated by xray.

In brief: Need xray
People with peripheral neuropathy often don't have normal sensation in their feet.
Therefore, the only way to know if they are seriously hurt is to have the foot evaluated by xray.
Dr. Chad Boomershine
Dr. Chad Boomershine
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Dr. John Goldman
You may be able to examined them also and see if there are any physical changes but you may need an X-ray to see if a fracture occurred
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
In brief: Agree with other
Answer, but patients with peipheral neuropathies can still develop swelling and bruising which would certainly suggest further injuries.

In brief: Agree with other
Answer, but patients with peipheral neuropathies can still develop swelling and bruising which would certainly suggest further injuries.
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
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