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Fractured metatarsal. Burning sensation. On partial cast with ace arp. On ibuprofen, loritab. Concerned?

Fractured my 4 & 5 metatarsal in my rt foot, they were pinned on we'd (3 days ago). Have been doing good with no wt bearing, keeping it iced & elevated first 48 hrs & up more today on knee scooter. Using ibuprofen 800mg 2-3 x per day with occ loritab. Now tonight I have a burning sensation to the bottom of my foot. I have a partial cast on with ace arp for one wk. should I be concerned?
Asked On : Wed, 24 Apr 2013
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The mild burning sensation on the foot can be related to the local swelling around the nerves. This is a self limiting symptom and does not need any specific treatment. Avoid any heavy work till proper healing.
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Answered: Wed, 24 Apr 2013
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