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How soon should a broken foot be treated?

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Dr. Raju A.T

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Posted on Tue, 13 Dec 2016 in Internal Doctor Category
Question: I believe I may have a broken foot. I accidentally dropped a pipe wrench on it. How soon do I need to see a doctor?
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Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 30 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Need an Xray

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thanks for your query.

If there is any amount of pain in the foot on walking, you may have to get an Xray done. There might be a metatarsal bone fracture which may present with mild pain. An Xray helps to rule out the same.

Please do visit your treating doctor for the same.

Hope, I answered your query.

Regards,
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