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Swollen foot after an injury. Pain while applying pressure. Normal foot x-ray. Any suggestions?

I fall in a hole and my foot got stuck? This was about a month ago. I thought i might have spraining my foot. My right foot is swollen a little not much. Its hurt on the very top of my foot. I can t wear shoes with it. any kind of pressure put on it hurt and i want to scream or cry. It hurts that bad. I had a foot x-ray done nothing is bad broken what they can tell. Can you help by any chances. Thank you Sincerly Jessica
Asked On : Wed, 19 Dec 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Feb 2014
Thanks for posting your query.

From description it seems you might having soft tissue injury or ligament injury at foot as xray is normal and showing no any bony injury.

Generally it heals in one month duration if immediate icing and proper rest given to foot( rest, ice, compression and elevation).

I would suggest getting this evaluated by an orthopedician for an accurate diagnosis and appropriate management. You may get the MRI of the area affected under his/her guidance.

Wishing you good health.
Dr Saurabh Gupta.
Answered: Wed, 19 Dec 2012
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