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Hoping someone has had a similar experience and might be able to give me some advice!
Over 4 months ago I broke my 5th metatarsal......I went to the local hospital, was told I needed to see the ortho surgeon, waited 5 hours, then sent home with a boot, no instruction and didn't see the ortho. 2 weeks later I had a follow up appointment at the ortho clinic at the hospital with follow up xray.....once again, ortho was busy, didn't look at my foot or xray and popped his head into the room to basically tell me i was ok and to see my own doctor in 4 weeks. 4 weeks later another x-ray, which seemed to show it was healing but had some way to go. Another 6 weeks in the boot, then x-rayed again yesterday, and that x-ray showed it has now stopped healing and is non-union.
I'm very angry with the hospital as reading what I have above it seems I should have been told not to put weight on it for at least some time.
This morning my doc is arranging an appointment with a surgeon but I will not let them do surgery as I've had many life threatening drug reactions in the past. Are there going to be other options for me?
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