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What should I do to reduce swelling and pain in the foot after my second toe osteotomy metatarsal surgery ?

i had second toe osteotomy metatarsal surgery , may 9, doctor took and x tray, said the bone shift a little, i was told by him the bone will fall back inplace will on;y take a longer time to heel , i have a bump on the front of mu foot swelling and pain what can i do to reduce swelling and pain and is this the right comment made by him
Asked On : Sat, 2 Jul 2011
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Thanks for query,
As practically 2 months passed and pain and swelling is still there.It may be due to,
There is infection take place or
possibility of osteomyelitis.
Consult orthopedic and seek his advice.
ok and bye.
Answered: Sat, 2 Jul 2011
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