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My husband dropped our dresser on his foot when he was trying to move it from one side of the room to the other. Well now his foot is swollen, black a?

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In brief: Go get an xray

You need to make sure it isn't broken.
Delaying treatment could jeopardize healing. If the fracture needs to be reset you want to know. If there is any break in the skin, you want to prevent infection. Stay off of it until you can have it checked.

In brief: Go get an xray

You need to make sure it isn't broken.
Delaying treatment could jeopardize healing. If the fracture needs to be reset you want to know. If there is any break in the skin, you want to prevent infection. Stay off of it until you can have it checked.
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
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In brief: Get it checked out

He needs an examination and x-ray to assess damage and rule out fracture.
Then proper treatment can be obtained.

In brief: Get it checked out

He needs an examination and x-ray to assess damage and rule out fracture.
Then proper treatment can be obtained.
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Dr. Ronald Oberman
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