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NO INSURANCE WHAT TO DO

MY HUSBAND HAS NO INSRUANCE I CAN NOT AFFORD TO PUT HIM ON MY INSRUANCE HE JUST LOST HIS JOB.  WELL HE JUST STARTED HAVING FOOT PROBLEMS IN THE  MIDDLE OF HIS FOOT WHEN HE GETS UP IN THE MORNING.  AND THE BACK OF HIS ANKLE VERY PAINFUL  HE HAS TAKING ALEIVE EVERY DAY.WHAT  CAN I DO WITHOUT GOING TO THE DR OR ER.
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Hello!

Change his footwear, make it more comfortable. Apply ice packs and give him over the counter ibuprofen or naproxen and ask him to rest for 3-4 days.

If his pain continues he would need a proper clinical examination and atleast an X-ray for a proper diagnosis and treatment.

Take care!
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