A 28-year-old male asked:
i have severe heel pain in my right leg. please suggest good medicine.
4 doctor answers • 11 doctors weighed in
Podiatry 41 years experience
See a doctor: If pain is severe you need more treatment than otc medication.
Podiatry 49 years experience
You: Probably have plantar fasciatis. Medications such as Motrin may help , but will not cure the problem. Go see a podiatrist.
Podiatry 28 years experience
Ice it.: Take an antiinflammatory like alleve or motrin. Wear a good arch support. Perform achillles tendon stretches. If pain persists visit a local foot doctor.
Podiatry 22 years experience
Have it evaluated.: Heel pain is most often caused by plantar fasciitis, a condition that is sometimes also called heel spur syndrome when a spur is present. Heel pain may also be due to other causes, such as, infection, tendonitis, arthritis, stress fracture, nerve irritation, retained foreign body, bone tumor, or a cyst. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.
Last updated Sep 7, 2019
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