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Forum Name: Bone trauma and fractures

Question: possible broken foot


 pats - Sat Jan 08, 2005 10:03 pm

I was skateboarding today and i jumped down some stairs and my right foot landed on the pavement and twisted inward. It now has minimal swelling on the right side of the center of the foot and has pain when i walk. i can not run at all and have small trouble walking. is this probably a bruised, sprained, or broken foot? should i go see a doctor? Please answer.
 Theresa Jones, RN - Mon Jan 10, 2005 9:05 am

User avatar Hi pats,
Bruising, strains and breaks all cause swelling. Generally speaking when a bone is broken, you have a throbbing pain. The only way to know for sure though is by xray.
Sincerely,
Rntdj

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