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I have developed morton's neuroma after a foot injury from kick boxing in november. How long will this take to go away?

I have developed morton's neuroma after a foot injury from kick boxing in november.  How long will this take to go away?

May not: If you have a true morton's neuroma and have had symptoms for greater than 6 months, then conservative care may not resolve your problem. Neuromas are scaring and inflammation to the nerve sheath and the nerve itself. If the nerve is damaged, then it will usually not return to normal. Many times surgical excision is necessary. Discuss with your foot doctor. Dr l. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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Neuroma (Definition)

A neuroma is a painful condition in which there is a swelling of a nerve that is usually caused by trauma or compression. It usually develops on the ball of the foot or between the third and fourth toes, and occurs more often in women. Common symptoms include tingling, ...Read more


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Can morton's neuroma (absence of tight fitting shoes history) develop as result of a trimaleolar ankle fracture? What criteria relates it to injury

Can morton's neuroma (absence of tight fitting shoes history) develop as result of a trimaleolar ankle fracture? What  criteria  relates it  to injury

Morton's neuroma: Unlikely, but a trimalleolar fracture can cause a change in one's gait and since a neuroma is an inflammatory problem of the nerve due to irriation (could be b/c of shoes, or an altered gait pattern) there may be a link, again it's very unlikely. ...Read more

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Morton's neuroma, should I get surgery?

Neuroma: Not necessarily . As stated the conservative therapy consisting of orthotics , injections - both cortisone and alcohol - , are very successful. See your podiatrist ...Read more

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What sandals are the best if I have a neuroma?

What sandals are the best if I have a neuroma?

Sandals : Try and get a sandal that has a " cookie " or metatarsal pad that will splay the metatarsals wider and take pressure off the neuroma . A cookie looks like a " bump " on the surface. ...Read more

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In what way can I differentiate between morton's neuroma and metatarsalgia in general?

In what way can I differentiate between morton's neuroma and metatarsalgia in general?

Location: Neuromas are generally inbetween the metatarsal heads where metatarsalgia is pain to the met heads. Also, a neuroma is a structure that can be visualized on ultrasound or MRI whereas metatarsalgia is a general description of pain to the metatarsal head region. ...Read more

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What is "stump" neuroma? I've been having pain in the same area i had a neuroma removed and this term keeps coming up?

What is "stump" neuroma? I've been having pain in the same area i had a neuroma removed and this term keeps coming up?

Not you.: This refers to patients who have had an amputation, such as of a leg. The cut off tissue end includes nerve endings, which can cause a lot of pain with pressure (like when walking with a prosthesis). ...Read more

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Will my mortons neuroma heal if i exercise? Please help me docs!

Will my mortons neuroma heal if i exercise? Please help me docs!

No: Mortons neuroma is a true benign nerve tumor that has developed on a sensory nerve. In this case it is in an interdigital nerve in the foot and eventually tends to grow and when very painful needs resection to relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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I've developed acoustic neuroma. What should I be watching out for in the future?

I've developed acoustic neuroma. What should I be watching out for in the future?

Several things: As acoustic neuromas grow they typically cause hearing loss and tinnitus. They may also produce balance problems. If they get very large they may cause facial nerve paralysis or hydrocephalus which is too much fluid pressure in your head.Fortunately, if it is closely monitored, most of the more serious complications may be avoided by surgical removal or radiation treatment. ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more