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I have a small bone chip on my foot near ankle, doctor said

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I have a small bone chip on my foot near ankle, doctor said I could play this last game of football what risks to future injury is this.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Susan RN replied 7 years ago.
Is the bone chip from an injury? HOw big is the bone chip?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
yes football and it is very small hardly showed on xrays
Expert:  Susan RN replied 7 years ago.
Chances are if it is that small it may not cause major problems for you. I would be cautious. If it hurts, stay off of it and keep the boot on. If it is swollen, put ice on it for 20 minute intervals.
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