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... e first doctor until i got surgery so i was stuck in a boot regardless and they were ok with how my bone growth setup. but months later by the time i got to the second doctor and without telling them, they spotted it on their own xrays. ... (2 replies)
... Update: No call from the doctor, so I phoned only to find out my doctor is away today .... arggghhh! So then was given to the nurse, who tells me that no, I don't need a pin (but did the ortho see the second x-ray and was it him that decided that since he was the one who wanted the followup x-ray? She couldn't tell me).... so when I asked how long was I to be non-weight... (27 replies)
... Sorry you are in so much pain. I've learned through this board that the second or third day is usually the worse, it was for me. ... (9 replies)

... blem, thanks to a cortisone shot that was supposed to help. I understand how frustrating it is to hear your dr not believe you. I agree with the others, to get a second opinion. ... (15 replies)
... Yeah, the ortho told me that the bone was healing, because the line of the fracture wasn't as noticable the second time around, but it didn't really feel like it was any better, so I really don't know why it wasn't feeling better if it was healing fine. ... (15 replies)
... My break was a clean cut and I understand a Jones fracture is much more complicated, so I agree with the other respondents, to stay off the foot and get a second opinion as soon as possible. Hope you find relief soon. Good luck. ... (15 replies)
... Yeah, I plan on getting a second opinion. The ER doctor told me it was a Jones fracture, but then the ortho told me it was an avulsion fracture. ... (15 replies)
... would urge you to limit walking on it as much as possible, using crutches, etc. and to keep the aircast on to limit movement, until you can see another doc for a second opinion. You can do a search on this site for previous posts about 5th met fractures and read others' experiences. ... (15 replies)
... last summer I broke my 4th toe on R. foot. Last week I broke my left fifth metatarsal by falling off a stepping stone. I feel like I'm falling apart. Looking at the x ray the break didn't go all the way through, so no surgery or cast. ... (3 replies)
... I was diagnosed with a stress fracture of the 5th metatarsal and was in crutches and cast until that was resolved, or so I thought. ... (7 replies)
... because that's what happened when I dislocated my toes and broke my 1st and second metatarsal. ... (51 replies)
... Hello, I had foot surgury to correct a bunion (bunion was shaved and the shaft of my first metatarsal broken and re-aligned to correct the angel). (maybe called bunionectomy with a base osteotomy) My surgury was in the beginning of May, weeks later i was put in a walking black boot but still on crutches, then 1 month later when i went on June 25 (my next appointment) the bone... (1 replies)
Taping toes
Sep 1, 2009
... Well I had the second metatarsal shortened on July 15th, had a pin in, that only lasted one week before I wacked it with the refrigerator door. ... (0 replies)
... The cuboid is another bone in the foot. Yours is broken. The second metatarsal is the foot bone which your second toe is attached to, that's broken as well. The cuneiform bones are also around the middle of your foot, the second one may be broken. ... (5 replies)
... I am a high school teacher who, until March 1, taught all day standing and moving about my classroom. I broke my 5th metatarsal while visiting another school in our private school system. That school's liability insurance is covering my out of pocket expenses. ... (6 replies)
Mtp fusion
Aug 1, 2006
... Janie and Lizzie, Well since I had to go to my doctor for this broken 5th metatarsal, he did followup xrays again on my right fusion foot. ... (26 replies)
Broken Foot
Apr 19, 2005
... Anyone ever broken a 5th metatarsal? ... (7 replies)
... So for the reason of what you just said your podiatrist said (tough to miss things on MRI) to you and several other reasons, it is best to see an orthopedic surgeon board certified in foot/ankle specialty. The podiatrist is wrong in that things are tough to miss on MRI. Problem is things are missed on MRI all the time. Whoever it was that told you that everyone reads them... (18 replies)
... Hi, I just went through something very similar. Had my first surgery which included the first MTP fusion along with some other things last March and the metatarsal did not fuse. I walked in terrible pain for many months before the doctor finally told me my screws were broken. ... (3 replies)
... rays were done at the hospital. Not by the doctor. I called a few places for a second opinion, but no one is taking new patients. I think if I try the aircast I may have an easier time walking. ... (6 replies)


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