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back of foot hurts after running

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Plantar fasciitis: You may have plantar fasciitis based on the presentation. Usually, pain is located in the heel, usually, where the heel and the arch merge. First thin ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
Exam: Need an examination to diagnose. Could be so many things that it would take up this space. Where is the pain exactly?

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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
13 years experience Podiatry
Stop Running: With any strain or injury, it's very important to rest the affected foot. There may be a tendon or ligament injury and with further running it could w ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
A lot there.: It sounds as though you are speaking of the area around the base of the fifth metatarsal, cuboid, calcaneus junction. A lot can be going on there incl ... Read More
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: There are a number of possibilities and I would not hesitate to be seen. Plantar fasciitis is one of the more common causes of heel pain and usually ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
After excised the-: -nerve can still form a neuroma,which can be large enough to cause pain as you described. Some people form neuromas more than others. Usually these ar ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen: I would definitely be seen rather than give up your previously more active lifestyle. It may be something as simple as a minor foot malalignment issu ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
You definitively : Should see a foot and ankle doc you need xrays and clinical exam. You need to rule out presence degree of sprain and rule out any fractures.
A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tshifhiwa Mudau
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Good day,my apology : you probably sprained your ankle while running,i would like to know if your ankle is swollen,ill advice you not to put weight on the affected ankle, ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mak Yousefpour
18 years experience Podiatry
Possible Baker's: Baker's cyst. Follow up with an orthopod that can evaluate you for this. Usually happens in the back of the knee, and presses on nerves and arteries w ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
45 years experience Dentistry
Shoes?: You may need to have the type, brand, and fit of shoe checked. There are some brands that just don't work for some people. For myself, i cannot run ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nolan Segal
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Depends: It depends on the location of the pain. It also depends on the alignment of your foot and running style. Running shoes wear out and need to be changed ... Read More
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