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Can I re-fracture my 4th metatarsal in the same spot?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Sure

An injury or misalignment from a previous fracture can result in fracture in the same spot.
It's unfortunate but it can happen.

In brief: Sure

An injury or misalignment from a previous fracture can result in fracture in the same spot.
It's unfortunate but it can happen.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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Dr. Harris Cohen
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes!

Having a fracture does not prevent future fractures, and can possibly make that area more susceptible to fracture if it did not heal properly during the initial break.

In brief: Yes!

Having a fracture does not prevent future fractures, and can possibly make that area more susceptible to fracture if it did not heal properly during the initial break.
Dr. Harris Cohen
Dr. Harris Cohen
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

It is possible that the area never fully healed and an injury could create a fracture in the same spot.

In brief: Yes

It is possible that the area never fully healed and an injury could create a fracture in the same spot.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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