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What is making my broken foot swelling up?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Injury to the bone

The break in the bone it the final stage of an injury to the foot, there damages to the tissues of the foot which cause the swelling.

In brief: Injury to the bone

The break in the bone it the final stage of an injury to the foot, there damages to the tissues of the foot which cause the swelling.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry

In brief: Instability.

The swelling is your body's way of stabilizing the injured tissue for initial tissue repair. It is, in a sense, nature's cast.
The more movement of the injury site, the more swelling will occur. Reduce the movement to reduce the swelling.

In brief: Instability.

The swelling is your body's way of stabilizing the injured tissue for initial tissue repair. It is, in a sense, nature's cast.
The more movement of the injury site, the more swelling will occur. Reduce the movement to reduce the swelling.
Dr. Scott Keith
Dr. Scott Keith
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In brief: Many things

Some swelling is needed for healing.
But increased swelling can be caused by walking too much, not elevating the foot, infection. If excess, you need to see your doctor.

In brief: Many things

Some swelling is needed for healing.
But increased swelling can be caused by walking too much, not elevating the foot, infection. If excess, you need to see your doctor.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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