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I have a small fracture on my bone on top part of my right

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I have a small fracture on my bone on top part of my right foot and was wondering what would be best over the counter medicines would be best to help it and what is usual time table for a fracture to heal on top of foot.?
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Timothy,

The time it takes to heal depends on which bone is broken, if it is displaced, stable etc but, in general, you can figure on 6 to 8 weeks, and continued remodeling for a few months.

If you eat a healthy diet there is nothing else in particular you need to add. If you want, you can take a multi vitamin to make sure you are not low on any specific element.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Not really allergic to anything and have been taking advil for the pain. The doctor gave me a boot to wear but it still hurts a lot. I teach 2nd grade so still stand a lot during day.


Is advil best thing for over counter?

Timothy,

Yes. Advil will be fine.

Get a chair to sit on while you teach :)

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