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Swelling in the feet after cast removal
I had a fracture of the 2,3, 4th metatarsals. I kept the cast for 4 weeks. Today I tried walking with the help of support. There was swelling. Is this normal?
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Normal advised duration of cast application for multiple metatarsals fractures is 6 weeks. If you post present and at the time of injury xrays, can advise specifically. Anyway swelling of foot after fractures is normal for 3-4 months
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Swelling is normal for couple of more weeks Ankle pumps and elevating the leg will help with the swelling
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