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    Check Your Symptoms

    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.
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    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: November 14, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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