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I heard a popping sound in my foot causing very painful swollen foot. Is this sprain ?

i went to get up off the couch last night and my foot was numb and heard a pop and now it is all swallon and very painful using ice and elevated
Asked On : Wed, 27 Jul 2011
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Hi welcome to Healthcaremagic

Hi...., if there is severe pain at the site of injury and swollen ,
it is mostly suggestive of fracture.., you are need to be clinically evaluated, examined, also x ray, is needed to rule out fracture... at present you can take analgesics, not use the foot, because if fracture there will be dis-lodgement of the fracture fragment.. consult an orthopedician..
Hope I have answered your question..

Answered: Wed, 27 Jul 2011
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