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I have a bone bruise on the base of my foot (1st metatarsal confirmed by bone scan) how long will it take to heal?
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Dr. David Laha
Podiatry
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In brief: Hard to say
Bone contusions can be treated in a variety of fashions depending on location, symptoms, etc.
Usually, we will treat these with a cast boot to immobilize and rest the foot, ice, antiinflammatories and limited standing/walking. In severe cases, non weightbearing (crutches) may be needed. Follow the instructions of your foot care physician. Dr. L.

In brief: Hard to say
Bone contusions can be treated in a variety of fashions depending on location, symptoms, etc.
Usually, we will treat these with a cast boot to immobilize and rest the foot, ice, antiinflammatories and limited standing/walking. In severe cases, non weightbearing (crutches) may be needed. Follow the instructions of your foot care physician. Dr. L.
Dr. David Laha
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Depending on several
Factors, it may take 2-6 weeks.

In brief: Depending on several
Factors, it may take 2-6 weeks.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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