IRREGULARITY AT BASE OF METATARSAL BONE in XRAY after injury.

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Hello i want to consult a orthopedic doctor as my mother injured her left leg and digital x ray report reveals irregularity at the base of the 5th metatarsal bone suspected sequale of trauma and calcaueal spur present please help me


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Expert:  Dr. Karun Jain replied 4 Days.

Hello,
Thank you for your query at DoctorSpring.com
Thanks for writing to us.
Your history is suggestive of fracture of fifth metatarsal bone base, post trauma. It usually require cast immobilisation & anti inflammatory medication on SOS basis.
Calcaneal spur is age related disorders which requires treatment only when it is symptomatic. Soft cushion footwears are good.
Please send us the Xray flims and reports, if you wish to discuss any further.
I hope my opinion will help you.
Stay happy & healthy,
Thanks


Patient replied :

doctor thanks for your reply can you please prescribe the otc medicines which are available in india


Expert:  Dr. Karun Jain replied 3 Days.

You can take Tab. Movon P, or Hifenac-P, those are available OTC.


Patient replied :

doctor can you tell me the dosage of movon -p or Hifanec -p and what relief this medicine will do to my mother
regards
Suman Chakraborty


Expert:  Dr. Karun Jain replied 2 Days.

They are both available in strength of 500 mg, will cause SOS pain relief.
I requested you for the X-Ray reports? The primary treatment that she needs is cast immobilisation.
Regards.


Patient replied :

Dr for your information the area is covered by losely trapped crape bandage and regular ice therapy thrice in a day is going on and she is in complete rest please doctor prescribe the medicine whic will relive the inflammation as she has very little pain while moving her feet. As I am the only person in the house I cannot go outsite to scan the x ray report and need my mothers early recovery doctor please help me. I will be obliged if you help me


Expert:  Dr. Karun Jain replied 1 Day.

Yes, you should give her Zerodol-P, it will be available in the local pharmacies, and is OTC.
Zerodol-P will help her.
Get the scans done when it is possible for you.


Dr. Karun Jain
Category: Spine Surgeon
Experience: 
MBBS, 2002 - Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore
D.Orth, 2009- J.S.S Medical College, Mysore
MS - Orthopaedics, 2011 - University of Seychelles - American Institute of Medicine
Currently pursuing ChM (Trauma & Orthopedics) from The Royal college of Surgeons, Edinburgh & University of Edinburgh, U.K
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