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i have pain on the side of my left foot what could it be

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Foot pain: Many possibilities. Probably a shoe problem. If you are running maybe a stress fracture. You need to be examined to check it out.

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Numbness: numbness is most commonly caused by a nerve entrapment of inflammatory issue. Get an evaluation for your numbness. Best wishes.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
A while: Depending on how bad the trauma was the muscles can be sore for several weeks. Be patient.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Foot pain: Could be plantar fasciitis or inflammation of any of the tendons or ligaments in your foot. Have you been using any anti-inflammatory meds or been hea ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Glazer
19 years experience Podiatry
Foot pain: We love to help at health tap but can you repost with more details? It would make helping you much easier. The only advise i can give you now is to se ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dustin Colegrove
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible 'corn': You need to place a barrier between this area and pressure on your shoe. There are several type of over the counter bandages (Dr. Scholls being commo ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
Possible nerve pain: The sural nerve runs along the outside of the foot. I suggest you make an appointment with a podiatrist.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marshall Solomon
47 years experience Podiatry
Corn: If you have a persistent corn on your foot see your podiatrist for evaluation and treatment.
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Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Foot pain: Sudden onset of foot pain means you need to see your doctor. He/she may have you get an x-ray. Then you will know what you are dealing with. Peace ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Burress
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Ankle Sprain: Likely you have an ankle sprain if you can bear weight and no bony deformities. This is usually a torn Anterior Talofibular ligament and should get b ... Read More
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