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A 33-year-old male asked:

I suddenly developed heel pain in my right foot. very painfull somedays. what is causing this sudden pain?

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Dr. Kevin Carr
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Specific location?: Specific location matters a great deal. If the pain is at the bottom of the heel and hurts most with the initial steps of the morning, I would think plantar fasciitis. Heel spur would also be a consideration. Any lateral pain would make me think of a soft tissue injury (ligament or tendon). A physical exam and perhaps imaging may be in order.
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