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... Thanks! I am definitely looking into hormone replacement - this seems like a particularly good reason for it. However, since my mom died of breast cancer, I know Iíll have to be careful about using it. (9 replies)
... BTW, CobbersMom, I am so empathetic of what you are going through, having had many broken bones, myself. ... (9 replies)
Broken metatarsal
Mar 30, 2009
... what do you do for a broken metatarsal (1 replies)

... I broke my 5th metatarsal about 10 weeks ago, no big deal i thought it's a fairly common injury. ... (1 replies)
... Which Metatarsal? I broke my 5th metarsal at the base (near the ankle) this past summer. Before I knew it was actually broken (I had been initially told it was a bad sprain), I could walk on my heel, but it was painful. Luckily it was not misplaced, but I still was in a boot for seven weeks (this began 8 days after the injury). My orthopedist said that if I had... (4 replies)
... I believe he said the 3rd metatarsal. The break is at the base also (like yours). Iv'e been walking (limping) on it for weeks, I think I'm gonna wear my shoe to bed even though he said I didn't have to. He also mention something about stimulating growth (? I'm bad about not asking questions at the right time) to the bone before we'd consider surgery. He didn't seemed to be... (4 replies)
... Hello, I broke my middle toe on my left foot two weeks ago. I had gone to the ER the next day, and they x-rayed and said that my middle phalange was fractured. The swelling in that toe went down after a couple of days, but the ball of my foot is still very swollen and painful when I try to put all of my weight on it. It's so swollen that when I put my foot flat on the ground,... (3 replies)
... And the pain down where the broken bone is is getting worse. ... (15 replies)
... On July 24th I broke my 5th metatarsal playing ball hockey. It was a really innocent looking injury and I managed to hobble around and play the rest of the game on it. ... (0 replies)
... First I will you give you the background story to my situation. I broke my 3rd metatarsal on Feb 20th, 2011. It was a complete fracture, not just a stress fracture. I did not have health insurance at the time, so I went to the emergency room. ... (3 replies)
... but they would do something for a broken metatarsal and possibly for a broken big toe especially if you have had a fusion because unless it is the distal joint that is broken, you would have broken the 1st metatarsal now. ... (3 replies)
... rays looked exactly the same, big old piece still broken off. We asked about it. He said there was nothing to be done and basically suck it up and start wearing a shoe. ... (5 replies)
... Thank you for the information, I have never broken anything on my body before. I did it on Thursday, and to make matters worse, my Dad had a pace maker operation the following day, but the care home took him. ... (5 replies)
... would ask here to maybe get some experience or clarity. In June, I was walking when I stepped on a rock and my ankle buckled, breaking my 5th metatarsal. It is broken at the very base of the bone. No bones were broken off and no tendons were torn or anything like that. ... (1 replies)
... Got a new cast which puts my foot in a better position (though it's still not fully flat so not sure how I'm ever supposed to walk with it in this position, but it's much better than it was so at least I can stand without feeling like I'll fall over!) Conflicting info now.... On call doc said snug cast, 6 weeks, WB as tolerated. My doc said no cast at all if I didn't want... (27 replies)
... I have a broken 5th metatarsal on my right foot that has been healing since I broke it on Mar. 1. I have another 4 weeks in an aircast with partial weight bearing. ... (4 replies)
... Hi! I fractured the base of my fifth metatarsal last Sunday, so 9 days ago. ... (2 replies)
... and was put in a walking boot and told to walk on my heel. I am in my sixties and have read that most people are told not to put pressure on the broken foot and use crutches. I return to doctor in two weeks and would prefer not to have it "screwed"as might be the case if it does not show signs of healing. ... (3 replies)
... more lengthy. Don't rush. I had never had a broken bone before either, and had to learn the hard way not to rush the process. ... (5 replies)
... hows the foot healing im a mum of 2 and im totally freaked out by this broken bone thing,i broke my 1st and another metatarsal in my foot 5 weeks ago, the 1st 2 weeks i was in plaster than they x rayed me again and put me in an air cast,that was bliss as i could have a bath,they told me not to but how do they exspect you not to wash,then i had a ct scan and told me i was... (15 replies)


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