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A female asked:

I have pain on the outside of my foot. dr said it was achilles' tendon heel spur. how can this be if the swelling and pain are on the side?

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Dr. Darrell Latva
Podiatry 44 years experience
GOOD POINT: That's a good point. A retrocalcaneal spur should hurt directly behind the heel bone. Talk to your doctor again; make sure he/she knows exactly where the pain is located, and ask them this same question.
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