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A 18-year-old female asked:

Pain in 3/4th metatarsal of left foot? especially bad after sitting for a while. not as painful once im up and about. could this be a stress fracture?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 30 years experience
It could but: One would expect it to hurt more when walking then sitting. A neuroma is another possibility given the location you describe. A foot doctor based on an exam should be able to make the diagnosis. Xrays could help make the diagnosis.
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