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Lawton, OK
A 37-year-old female asked about a female:

11 yo daughter. swollen ball of foot. red and painful to lightest touch. swelling progressing. now the size of a large egg. no fever. no injury.

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Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Would recommend: getting this checked at her doctor or the ER or an orthopedist. Sounds like it could be an infection; her doctor should be able to examine her and help her.
Last updated Mar 5, 2016

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