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A 27-year-old female asked:

I am experiencing pain in ball of foot, foot pain, and excessive running. i am not experiencing big toe pain, numbness or tingling. the pain starts while i am running a race and it becomes difficult to step.

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Podiatrist: Consult a podiatrist for diagnosis and treatment. I assume your footwear and running technique is not the problem. Possibilities include tendinitis, stress fracture, fasciitis or arch problems requiring orthotics.
Last updated Sep 3, 2019

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