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A 18-year-old female asked:

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
Podiatry 37 years experience
Neuroma: 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.

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Last updated Jul 5, 2018

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