I Have Pain In My Right Foot Like Burning

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Asked by Mary

I Have Pain In My Right Foot Like Burning

I have burning pain in my right foot. I broke my leg down by my ankle in three places and the top of my foot, and had to have a plate put in. I know I should have some discomfort, but the burning is driving me crazy. Why do I have this burning in my foot and how long will it last? It's particularly bad when I lay down.

Answer

If you're still experiencing the burning, call your doctor. You need to make sure an infection hasn't developed. If the burning is inflammation or just part of the healing process, your doctor should be able to give you medication to ease it until you finish healing. Here are some links that you find useful as you're healing. Good luck!

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