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Why is there a severe pain in the fifth metatarsal bone joint closer to my ankle ?

i was playing basket ball earlier today. i jumped up for a rebound as i landed all my weight ended up on the ball of my left foot between my pinky toe and ring toe. this is when i felt something pop and now im having severe pain in the fifth metatarsal bone joint closer to my ankle please help
Asked On : Sun, 20 Mar 2011
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
you might be having avulsion fracture of base of 5th metatarsal..
get an xray done.
if there is a fracture.. u need a below knee cast for 6 weeks.
Answered: Fri, 25 Mar 2011
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Hello ..
‘Welcome to HealthcareMagic Forum’.
get an x-ray done and consult an orthopedic doctor.
along with it take arnica 200 one dose in the morning and one dose at night its a homeopathic medications it will be helpful in relieving the pain and healing..
‘Wish you Good Health’.
god bless..

Answered: Fri, 25 Mar 2011
Ayurveda Specialist Dr. Mohan Kumar's  Response
dear friend,
you may have a fracture on your foot. take an x-ray and see an orthopedic doctor.
hope i was helpful
thank you.
Answered: Sun, 20 Mar 2011
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