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A 22-year-old member asked:

Think i had stress fracture in big metatarsal in foot year and half ago running still slightly flares up sometimes,never got treated what should i do?

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Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 46 years experience
Instability Stress.: There's only one thing to do. Have your foot evaluated by a foot specialist. There are diagnostic test that can determine if the metatarsal is fractured. There could be other possibilities that could cause the symptoms you are having. Joint instability could also be considered as a realistic cause. Remove all doubt, have it examined.
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