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Hi-I stepped on a piece of glass about 5 months ago. I had a CT and MRI done and it does not show up but I know it is still there because of the almost constant pain. The heel has a small mark where the glass went in the the heel is definately swollen but not red or inflamed. Can this get worse? Thanks
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replied February 27th, 2017
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Glass is a foreign body , had it been in there, it would have been alot of mess, pus infection and even sepsis. And MR scans are very sensitive and can not miss any, so no worries. Pain can be managed supportively and conservatively.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan






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