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Cordova, TN
A 33-year-old female asked:

Having discomfort along top of my foot, towards outside edge. no extreme pain, no swelling. no better over months. exercise a lot. stress fracture?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Fred Birnbaum
Podiatry 43 years experience
Doubtful: most likely dorsal tendinitis. Try applying ice for 5 minutes followed by heat for 10, 2-3 times a day and apply some Capzaicin cream- this should help. If not, please get evaluated
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Foot pain: Be checked and since it has been months an XR is indicated. I note you are a diabetic with a history of vascular disease. Be checked. All the best. It may be as simple as footwear?

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