Broken foot

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What is broken foot?

A fracture is a partial or complete break in a bone. Fractures in the ankle or foot may require surgery to maintain proper position for healing. Symptoms include, pain, swelling, tenderness, limited range of motion, and difficulty walking.

Common symptoms reported by people with broken foot

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with broken foot

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Marijuana)
Type
Other
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Pain (3) Anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Pain (2) broken foot (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(BuSpar)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Anxious mood (2) Insomnia (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Flexeril)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Remeron)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Insomnia (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Oxycodone IR)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
broken foot (1) Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Percocet)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Pain (2)

Data from patients with broken foot, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with broken foot

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Nausea
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
Pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Marijuana)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Nausea and vomiting
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
Pain (3) Anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (2) broken foot (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(BuSpar)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
Anxious mood (2) Insomnia (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Flexeril)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Drowsiness
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
Pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (7 evaluations)
Side effects
Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)
Total evaluations
7
Tried for
Pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Remeron)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Insomnia (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Oxycodone IR)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
broken foot (1) Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Percocet)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Brain fog Drowsiness
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
Pain (2)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with broken foot, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has broken foot on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 15
30s 27
40s 30
50s 52
60s 21
70+ 10
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 7
20-29 years 11
30-39 years 7
40-49 years 7
50-59 years 8
60-69 years 3
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

75% Female
25% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 80
Not Diagnosed 4

These charts show data from broken foot patients who have completed their condition history
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