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A thing fell on my foot and i think I have broke my 5 metatarsal.Can u walk on a broken metatarsal.Its a swollen and really hurts if u press on a spot?

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Dr. Martin Morell
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: The

Best way to know for sure is an x-ray.
Usually foot fractures or injuries for that matter are treated with rest, ice and elevation.

In brief: The

Best way to know for sure is an x-ray.
Usually foot fractures or injuries for that matter are treated with rest, ice and elevation.
Dr. Martin Morell
Dr. Martin Morell
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: You can walk but....

You can walk but you shouldn't.
Have it evaluated and have an x ray done. You need to be in a cast or boot if you have fractured a metatarsal bone.

In brief: You can walk but....

You can walk but you shouldn't.
Have it evaluated and have an x ray done. You need to be in a cast or boot if you have fractured a metatarsal bone.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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