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How to fix a fallen metatarsal head

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I've acquired on here before about my broken foot. but I've fractured it in four places. Fourth metatarsal and such. I've been in a walking boot for going on 6 weeks. It still has swelling, I can't apply ...

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How long will it take to heal my 5th metatarsal avulsion fracture? ...

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I have a spiral fracture of the fifth metatarsal on left foot. I've been in a cast for six weeks and no healing on X-ray and pain still at break site. Can they go ahead and fix with surgery? I'm a caregiver ...

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trying to walk I found I have extreme pain on the outside of my 5th metatarsal head if and when i weight ...I recently had surgery for a lisfranc injury and broken metatarsals, nos 2 and 3 communited ...

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I broke my 5th metatarsal and ankle on 13 July 2012. An MRI taken on 21 December 2012 revealed ... on the top and bottom of my foot in the area of the metatarsal fracture . I don't need to even walk or put ...

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I have tenderness on the tuberosity of the fifth metatarsal. it hurts at times when I walk and has .... How do I treat it? I do tend to walk on the outside of my foot, that s where my shoes wear, and I ve ...

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My daughter fractured her 2nd and 4th metatarsals 3 weeks ago and is in a boot cast. How long should the swelling last and when can she start putting weight on the foot? She has a follow up appt ...

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i fell five days ago and was diagonosed with fracture of the 5th metatarsal. i am in a walking boot ... is almost gone and swelling is present but minimal with some bruising. how long should it be necessary ...

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Hi i was given a moon boot after i was diagnosed with a 4th metatarsal fracture. 6 weeks on it still painful and hurting to walk in the boot that i have too hop around. Do you think its worth getting ...

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My son was just diagnosed finally after 2 weeks with a stress fracture on 2nd metatarsal nondisplaced.. He is in a boot for the next 4 weeks. My question is after that time and if he is released back ...

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Yes. I had a 5th metatarsal break that was fixed via surgery on Sept 8th..... insertion of a screw ... in virtually the same location. Question: Can a surgeon do a metatarsal replacement (i.e., some type of metal ...

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the fourth and fifth metatarsal heads. X-rays are negative for fracture her lab work was negative from the rheumatologist. She had an MRI which showed inflammation around the fifth metatarsal head. She has a mild ...

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I have a stress fracture of the 5th metatarsal in my foot. Just had cast put on. How frequently does this type of fracture require surgery. My doctor said we would wait three weeks. What are my ...

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I fractured my 3rd & 4th metatarsal s just over 3 weeks ago. My ortho told me at my appointment last Monday that I should try putting a shoe on at home this week to see how it feels. Is it normal ...

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it elevated. Is this normal? I have also fallen over and placed my foot down 3 times. The cast under my toes ...

Mobile Questions and Answers

doctor1 MD

Hi Dear Welcome to the HCM 4 to 6 weeks immobilization will heal most of the fractures. Thanks

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doctor1 MD

Yeah... Its expected. You will not have this symptom after few days as the nerves regenerate & take up well. Happy yo help anytime. If my reply has helped you...kindly rate it.