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Foot near meta Carpel started to hurt. Had bruised it. Diabetic. Related?

2weeos ago, my my 5th with on a day it was black and blue. I hand no memory of hurting my foot, but I thought it was broken and had it xrayed. It was not broken. The doctor told me I had brused it. With in a day or two it began to return to normal. A week later it began to hurt again in the same spot. The area feels stiff and somewhat itchy. I do have type 2 diabetes which is under control with diet and exercise. I m not sure if it s related. Any ideas?
Asked On : Sun, 6 May 2012
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You are a Diabetic and your blood sugars are under control.
Foot care is an integral part of Diabetic management as a whole.
Due to long standing Diabetes the peripheral nerves are affected and it looses its pain and temperature sensation. Due to this the foot is proven for injuries even in trivial trauma.
Regular foot examination is important.

As for as your case there may be any soft tissue injury.
Answered: Fri, 3 May 2013
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