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Suggest remedies for broken foot

I broken my foot 8 days and for the first week was in a non weight bearing cast and using crutches after a follow up appt I was given a aircast for my broken foot. My question is do I need to keep it on all the time I can semi walk on my foot without the aircast boot inside my house and is is good to take it off sometimes not on any painkillers the pain is miminum
Tue, 9 Jul 2019
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello,

As per your history, it may be due to fracture.

For further assessment, you may require X-ray or affected foot after orthopedician consultation.

Restrict foot movements. Use support while walking.

For pain, you can take tablet acetaminophen.

In the case of fracture, you may require surgical intervention after consultation.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Shyam B. Kale, General & Family Physician
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