Call 911 anytime you think you may need emergency care. For example, call if:
- Your foot turns pale, white, blue, or cold.
Call your doctor now or seek immediate medical care if:
- You cannot move or stand on your foot.
- Your foot looks twisted or out of its normal position.
- Your foot is not stable when you step down.
- You have signs of infection, such as:
- Increased pain, swelling, warmth, or redness.
- Red streaks leading from the sore area.
- Pus draining from a place on your foot.
- A fever.
- Your foot is numb or tingly.
Watch closely for changes in your health, and be sure to contact your doctor if:
- You do not get better as expected.
- You have bruises from an injury that last longer than 2 weeks.