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fell 7 feet onto hardwood floors. I instinctively put all my

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fell 7 feet onto hardwood floors. I instinctively put all my weight on my left foot because I had knee surgery on other leg. My left heel caught the brunt of the fall. The x rays say nothing is fractured or broken, but it is getting worse.
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Ginny,

If it seems to be getting worse, you may have bruised your heel or even fractured it. Sometimes breaks in this area do not show up easily or when they first happen.

Since you have had surgery on your other knee you don't want to put it under extra stress because your left foot is acting up....

You should contact a podiatrist and try to get in for a evaluation, the sooner the better.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

The pain is sharp behind the ankle. I was given Loritab and it didn't touch the pain. I try not to move much because of the pain. It never goes away. Do you suggest a CAT scan?