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do i have a extra bone at the side of my foot

A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Likely: You should be in a cam walker boot. Pain meds can relieve pain, but if you have a broken bone walking on it may not be a smart idea.

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
22 years experience Podiatry
Bunion/bunionette: Depending on what side it is growing, it is either called a bunion (on the side of the big toe) or a bunionette (on the side of the little toe).
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
See a doctor: Get xrayed, stress fracture or bone edema is a possibility.....(may need an mri).
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Podiatry consult: please see a podiatrist for x-ray, examination, diagnosis and treatment.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abdallah Kabbara
22 years experience Pain Management
MRI: A good physical and examination are always a key . Mri is essential to determine to degree of involvement.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Smith
40 years experience Family Medicine
Pain in the foot: not one right answer---it has to do with your body mechanic--how you walk---any structure abnormalities of the back,legs,ankles,feet---body weight---- ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gleiber
23 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Low back pain: Your condition is commonly seen. Has your doctor examined you? This may well be the result of a lumbar (back) problem such as a herniated disc or slip ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Isaacson
20 years experience Podiatry
Metatarsalgia: Most likely, if the pain is under the second metatarsal bone. Important to wear a comfortable soft flat shoe. A cortisone injection in the area will ... Read More
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Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
Pain : Pain in the legs that comes on without a known history of trauma can be caused by several different conditions. A tendonitis, or inflammation of a te ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
See a podiatrist: For a exam and treatment. It is possible you have a neuroma. But, there are other ssible ties as well which an in office exam would help pinpointe.
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Consider: Having it shaved.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cynthia Point
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Planter Fascitis?: You could have pulled the fascia, which is tough fibrous tissue holding your arch together. This can happen if you stumble, or trip, and can happen i ... Read More
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Dr. Kim Capehart
19 years experience Dentistry
Clarification: I'm not sure what you are asking without more information. You will need to visit your doctors.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Levine
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Plantar fasciitis?: What you are describing sounds like plantar fasciitis-how long ago did you injure your ankle? If recent and the pain persist you should see an ortho ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Fietsam
34 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Plantar fasciitis : Painful head of metatarsal area could be joint irritation or tendons, once you have ruled out a fracture. RICE, rest, ice, compression, and elevation ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Tailor bunion..: If it does not hurt or bother you in any other way, then leave it alone. Things can always get worse by fooling with it.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
You may: Have a fracture. I doubt it is gout. You need to see a podiatrist.
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Dr. William Walsh
16 years experience Addiction Medicine
Neuropathic pain: Heel pain is not usually a sign of recurrent DVT (although it can be if the swelling is bad enough). Nerve pain, fasciitis, heel fracture, foreign bo ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Brezinski
32 years experience Sports Medicine
Differential: If the pain is on the back of the sole of your foot, it can numerous thinks. These are planar fascitis (usually worse when you get up and toward midd ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Referred pain: If the back injury occurred at about the l-5 or s-1 level, symptoms could be referred to the appropriate dermatomes in the foot.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Crutches: See your health provider to get assessment and some crutches to keep weight off the foot till it heals.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
32 years experience Podiatry
I have 5th metatarsa: Are you saying you have pain in the foot after 4 weeks of casting? Please call your doctor, have the cast removed and have the doctor examine your fo ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krinick
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Shoe wear: You are rubbing on something or there is a bone spur.
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A male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
See doctor: See a doctor or podiatrist to make sure you dont have a stress fracture or other pathology.
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