Patient Comments: Broken Foot - Complications

Question:What complications did you experience related to your broken foot?

Comment from: dee, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: January 08

It is almost 6 months after I broke my heel bone and I am still unable to bear weight without pain; lots of it. I am seeing a specialist this week so I am hoping I will get some answers soon. It was from a head on collision, heel was shattered and I am afraid it may get cut off if it doesn't get better soon. I am sure it is always a possibility.

Comment from: craig, 35-44 Male (Patient) Published: January 06

I have fractured a bone on the outside of my foot, not sure what it is called. I am currently wearing a non-weight-bearing cast, I have had this on for 2 weeks, and am wanting to know how long I will need this on.

Comment from: Sweetiebug, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: May 20

It's been a year and a half since I cracked my foot and had to wear a boot for more than six months. Now my whole leg has areas that are hot and very painful. I'm not sure how to relieve the pain.

Patient Comments

Viewers share their comments

Broken Foot - Cause Question: How did you break your foot?
Broken Foot - Symptoms Question: What symptoms did you experience when you broke your foot?
Broken Foot - Diagnosis Question: What tests and exams did you receive that led to a diagnosis of a broken foot?
Broken Foot - Treatment Question: What types of treatment did you receive when you broke your foot? Did you wear a cast or Reese shoe?

Patient Comments are not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your physician or other qualified health provider because of something you have read on MedicineNet. The opinions expressed in the comments section are of the author and the author alone. MedicineNet does not endorse any specific product, service or treatment.

Alert If you think you have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.

Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Health Solutions From Our Sponsors