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Concerned about the pain in the foot after injury - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   I fell today at work and i think i twisted my left foot somehow and now it hurts about midfoot annd all the way to the outside of the foot, I have very substancial pain in the foot when walking and even sitting and lifting the foot sends pain through the midfoot. What could be wrong?
Doctor :   Hi,
User :   hello
User :   how are you today?
Doctor :   Very fine , thank you
User :   good
User :   Do you have any ideas as to what could be wrong with my lfet foot
User :   do you think i may have broken my navicular or cuboid
Doctor :   There are many small joints in the foot and also many small bones which are prone to be dislocated or broken even with minor amount of force
User :   okay
Doctor :   i could think of an Xray which can tel accurately
User :   So what do you reccommend I do
User :   ok
Doctor :   Hence get an Xray done and visit a orthopedician
Doctor :   do not neglect as the pain will not be more but the damage is most expected
User :   Okay I will do that thanks for your help. I just wanted to know if you thought it might be something else
User :   okay
Doctor :   Is there anything i can help you with
Doctor :   ?
User :   If there is a bone broken could it possibly be more likely to fracture again after rejabilitation
Doctor :   No, the bones are soft and unite faster and better
User :   DO you think i will need a cast if it is broken?
Doctor :   depends on the bones involved , may need a brace , crepe or even a cast
User :   Do you think that my bones are weaker due to some medications i take for acromegaly
Doctor :   May i know the medication you are on ?
User :   Somavert 10mg injection
User :   mcg
Doctor :   no, no effect from that
User :   oh okay
User :   thanks for your help
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   Kindly provide your feecdback
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