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Ball of foot swollen and tender between 3 & 4th toe. slightly hard there. tender to touch and walk on. gradual onset of pain/swelling overnight.

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Dr. Dale Vancil answered

Specializes in Podiatry

The location and your symptoms alone are consistent with the Morton's neuroma. Look it up on the Internet. See your local area podiatrist for options. This is a very common nerve entrapment associated with fibrosis. Immediate relief will be with a cortisone injection. The sooner you do this, the more likely you are to respond.

Answered Jul 5, 2018



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