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Suggest treatment to remove glass piece stuck on foot thumb

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Posted on Thu, 17 Jul 2014
Question: My wife got hurt with v small glass piece...on her foot thumb. we thought it didn't go inside body... But she still feels pain..
we need to show it to some doctor.. wanted to know what Doctor should we go to?
General Surgeon?

Thanks & Regards,
Rushi
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Answered by Dr. Vaibhav Gandhi (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
orthopaedic surgeon or general surgeon

Detailed Answer:
Hello
I have studied your case.
I will advise to consult to orthopaedic surgeon.
I f not available then you can consult general surgeon.
If that glass is radiopaque thrn it will be visible on x ray also.
I hope I have answered your questions. If you have further questions please feel free to ask. I will be happy to answer your question. Take care.
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Brief Answer: orthopaedic surgeon or general surgeon Detailed Answer: Hello I have studied your case. I will advise to consult to orthopaedic surgeon. I f not available then you can consult general surgeon. If that glass is radiopaque thrn it will be visible on x ray also. I hope I have answered your questions. If you have further questions please feel free to ask. I will be happy to answer your question. Take care.