A 43-year-old female asked:
my plantar fibroma has become so painful i can't walk
taking painkillers and anti-flams what can i do relieve pain can't use crutches shoulder issues?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Podiatry 41 years experience
Painful, remove it: Plantar fibromas can be very painful, if located in a weight bearing area. If this is the case and/or it is increasing in size with time, surgical excision is the recommended treatment.
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Podiatry 38 years experience
Have you: Had any treatment for it. If not before jumping into surgery there are medications to try and steroid injection. If this doesn't help the surgery is indicated. Best of luck.
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Last updated Dec 1, 2014
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