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How can I tell if my foot is broken, if I can stand on it with pain, very minor swelling, no bruising but hurts to twist side to side but not up/down ?

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Dr. Kathryn Ko
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Xray

best way to start is get an xray.
This can also be a ligament or tendon sprain.

In brief: Xray

best way to start is get an xray.
This can also be a ligament or tendon sprain.
Dr. Kathryn Ko
Dr. Kathryn Ko
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Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine

In brief: X-ray

You didn't give the story of how you hurt it, but the definitive way to tell if it is broken or not is an x-ray.
I would have a physician examine you in person and if the exam and history indicate a need for an x-ray they can get it done. In the mean time ice, rest, and keep it elevated. Ibuprofen can help with the pain and inflammation.

In brief: X-ray

You didn't give the story of how you hurt it, but the definitive way to tell if it is broken or not is an x-ray.
I would have a physician examine you in person and if the exam and history indicate a need for an x-ray they can get it done. In the mean time ice, rest, and keep it elevated. Ibuprofen can help with the pain and inflammation.
Dr. Phillip Goebel
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