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Experience:  MD at University Hospital Case Medical Center
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Foot injury question
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Nadim Al-Mubarak replied 6 months ago.
GreetingsYou need to have checked by a doctor as soon as possible. If you can see one tomorrow, no need to go to ER or UCThe is a chance that you have fractured our toe or the forefoot and you will need an xray Until then, keep weight off he leg and apply ice to reduce swelling. Use ice pack or plastic bag with ice in it, so ice wont come into direct contact with skin. Apply it for 20 min at a timeUse soft wide shoes. For pain, use Advil or Motrin (about 600-mg three times daily for 2-3 days), that is 2 Advil tablets three times daily
Expert:  Nadim Al-Mubarak replied 6 months ago.
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