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FRACTURES

I FRACTUREDS MY THIRD METARSAL IN MAY NEVER FULLY HEALED AND NOW PAINFUL DR REQUESTED X RAY AGAIN ON WEDNESDAY AND RADIOLOGIST SAID A MASS ON TOP AND HEALING NOW DR LEFT ANSAPHONE MESSAGE TO SAY CALL URGTENTLY ON MONDAY TO SURGERY, L HAVE RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS AND WAS ALL OKAY NOW ALL JOINTS HAVE PAIN.  MYCOLLEAGUE LAST YEAR HAD SOMETHING SIMILAR AND TURNED OUT BONE CANCER, COULD I HAVE BONE CANCER ESPECIALLY SINCE DR TOLD ME TO CALL FIRST THING MONDAY.    THE TOP OF FOOT HAS ROUND PUFFY CIRCLE AND TOES NOTSORE BUT L CANNOT WEAR SHOES
PLEASE HELP I AM WORRIED SICK
THANK YOU
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681547 tn?1227145974
MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL
this may be bone calcification from the fracture healing.  a bone biopsy is need to confirm if the mass is cancerous.  it could also be a rheumatoid  nodule.  i recommend following up with the dr to see what is occuring.
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