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Severe pain, swelling in foot after hitting cabinet. No relief with ice, heat, medication. Suggestions?

Hi I kicked a cabinet about 2 months ago and have had very severe pain in my foot . There is minimal swelling and no bruising but the pain is constant. Nothing seems to help. I ve tried ice, heat, advil , alleve, motrin. It hurts to walk and the pain goes from my toes all the way to the bottom half of my calf . It is especially bad on the outer most side bone of my left foot, the arch and around the achilles tendon . I have no health insurance and have not been able to have it seen and the pain is getting worse with time. Any suggestions?
Asked On : Mon, 3 Dec 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Feb 2014
Hello,
Thanks for your query.
It might be soft tissue injury or fracture.
Without X-ray, it is difficult to differentiate a fracture from others. I suggest you to consult an orthopaedician nearby for a detailed examination. You may get the X-ray of the area affected under his/her guidance.
In the interim, yo can take anti-inflammatory drug like motrin to reduce pain and inflammation. Avoid lifting and rest well.

I do hope that you have found something helpful and I will be glad to answer any further query.
Take care
Answered: Tue, 24 Jun 2014
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