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What is the treatment for the soft tissue injury on the foot?

yes I need to know if I had a soft tissue injury to my right foot particulary my big toe & was outta work little over a month! was given boot & crutches & pain meds as treatment told to elevate soak & stay iff for the duration!! I dropped 20lbs of a case of frozen butter on my foot didn t get swelling & severe pain for three days!! is it a possibility I have a onset of tendernitis!! was told I may have rheumotoid arthritis in that toe today!! I need an opinion!! the injury was in 1999!! ive lived with pain in that toe after injury for years should I address it its getting worse!! cant wear high heals or bend that toe without swelling & pain!!
Mon, 6 Jul 2015
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
Hi there.

You can keep the limb elevated. Get an XRay done and report to your Doctor to rule out fracture. You can take pain killer like Ibuprofen 200mg twice a day after meal. Do cold soaks for relief.
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