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A 44-year-old member asked:

How do i tell if the foot pain might be from morton's neuroma?

4 doctor answers13 doctors weighed in
Dr. Seth Zeidman
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Location and Symptom: Symptoms of morton's neuroma include: tingling in the space between the third and fourth toes toe cramping sharp, shooting, or burning pains in the ball of your foot (and sometimes toes) pain that increases when wearing shoes or pressing on the area pain that gets worse over time morton's neuroma is an injury to the nerve between the toes, which causes thickening and pain.
Dr. Seth Zeidman
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Symptoms and Locatio: Symptoms of morton's neuroma include: tingling in the space between the third and fourth toes toe cramping sharp, shooting, or burning pains in the ball of your foot (and sometimes toes) pain that increases when wearing shoes or pressing on the area pain that gets worse over time.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 23 years experience
Have it evaluated: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis, tight shoes), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy).
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 36 years experience
Neuroma: If you have pain and tingling between metatarsal 3 and 4 , shooting pain , pain with shoes , pain with pressure at that area . X rays may be positive for lucency at the bones due to pressure see your podiatrist for help and a treatment plan.

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A 39-year-old member asked:

I'm having foot pain that might be morton's neuroma. What can I do to find out?

3 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Vadim Glukh
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 24 years experience
Foot doctor visit: Since you are educated on the name of this condition already, the next step would be to verify with the foot doctor and take appropriate measures to halt the progression of your problem.
A 44-year-old member asked:

Do you have to have foot pain if you have morton's neuroma? What are other symptoms?

4 doctor answers11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Brandon Macy
Podiatry 42 years experience
Pain, numbness, : Burning, tingling, cramping when walking for a while, a feeling like a sock is bunched up under the toes pain radiating to the toes are each potential symptoms of a neuroma.
A 43-year-old member asked:

I have foot pain/siacatia/mortons neuroma, why is this?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Kent
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine 13 years experience
Separate issues: For long term treatment plan, but the sciatic pain is most likely coming from your back, occasionally from your piriformis muscle, and this could be causing some of your foot pain. The mortons neuroma will be a separate issue, but can contribute to foot pain of course as well. Both are treatable and just need to find the right physician to give you an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan.
A 46-year-old member asked:

I have pain in foot from a condition called mortons neuroma?

3 doctor answers8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
Mortons neuroma: Inflamed portion of nerve often caused by improper support and/or tight fitting shoes over time. Treatments include, more supportive shoes/orthotics, injections, paddings/strappings, physical therapy and surgery.

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