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A 58-year-old female asked:

I have a painful bony enlargement at the back of the foot where the achilles tendon inserts into the heel bone. the pain has developed slowly over time and has now become quite painful. anti inflammatory meds have not helped. ?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
Time to be seen : Start with your primary doctor for initial evaluation and possible referral to a podiatrist or an orthopod, best wishes
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Evaluation: Recommend assessment by a podiatrist for accurate diagnosis and treatment plan.
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Last updated Aug 26, 2020

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