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sore achilles tendon in the morning

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Call the surgeon now: Any worsening in the post-operative period is worrying. Call the doc who did the surgery right now and arrange to be seen today. If you cannot reach h ... Read More

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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradly Shollenberger
35 years experience Podiatry
Get it checked: If achilles tendon pain is persistent, have it evaluated by a podiatrist. You might need an MRI to check for tendon tear. Other than rest, treatment f ... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Is it possible? Yes: Does it sound like it? Not really. First off that's not really a joint area and gout usually affects joints. Without seeing the lumps it is hard to ta ... Read More
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Barbuto
Specializes in Neurology
Good question: Achilles tendonopathy tends to produce an enlarged, tender tendon (particularly sore when squeezed). Also, small nerve branches supplying the heel ca ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
See Podiatrist: and get this examined so this can be properly evaluated, diagnosed and treated. Elevate and limit activity.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
variable: Your symptoms do suggest a nerve stretch injury. To be sure get examined by an ors. Nerve 'stretch' injuries can improve w/in weeks but sometimes take ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
RICE: Rest, ice, compression, elevation i would also put a lift in the heel of your shoe to take pressure off the achilles tendon.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Get examined!: Achilles' tendons that become 'inflamed'( tendinitis) often respond well to a trial of NSAIDs( ibuprofen) , rest from activities which are aggravating ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
May: Have achilles tendonitis. This can be caused by over use. I suggest you see a podiatrist.
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