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Ball of foot swollen after stepped on a pin, what to do?

Ball of foot swollen after stepped on a pin, what to do?

See a foot doc: Immediately, you may have an infection that requires antibiotic and or drainage. You also may need a tetanus shot... ...Read more

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Ball of foot swollen and tender between 3 & 4th toe. Slightly hard there. Tender to touch and walk on. Gradual onset of pain/swelling overnight.

Ball of foot swollen and tender between 3 & 4th toe. Slightly hard there. Tender to touch and walk on. Gradual onset of pain/swelling overnight.

Neuroma: The location and your symptoms alone are consistent with the Morton's neuroma. Look it up on the Internet. See your local area podiatrist for options. This is a very common nerve entrapment associated with fibrosis. Immediate relief will be with a cortisone injection. The sooner you do this, the more likely you are to respond. ...Read more

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Cannot walk barefoot or wear flat shoes. Ball of foot feels swollen but doesn't look swollen. Have to wear clogs?

Cannot walk barefoot or wear flat shoes.  Ball of foot feels swollen but doesn't look swollen. Have to wear clogs?

Few possibilities: Including plantar fascitiis, stress fracture, plantar plate tear among some of the more common disorders. Advise a check up with a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Ball of right foot swollen, painful. Felt tight & couldn't bend. Doc said poss gout? 3 days later blood test level were 5.5. Cherry juice healed it.

Ball of right foot swollen, painful. Felt tight &  couldn't bend. Doc said poss gout? 3 days later blood test level were 5.5. Cherry juice healed it.

Whether or not ...: Hyperuricemia will continue to build up uric acid deposits in your body. It can also cause kidney disease, apart from kidney stones. Allopurinol can be taken at 100mg-300mg doses quite safely by most. You are in a trap by the idea that you treat gout attacks. You do not. You stop their recurring. 90 days of Allopurinol at $10.00 is much cheaper and more effective than cherry juice (tart), . ...Read more

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The ball of my foot is swollen. What could it be?

The ball of my foot is swollen. What could it be?

Swollen: As you can see from the other answers , there a number of possible causes. See your podiatrist for an evaluation and determination of the cause and formulation of a treatment plan . ...Read more

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The+ball+of+my+foot+is+swollen and hurts ?

The+ball+of+my+foot+is+swollen and hurts ?

Ball of foot pain: Numerous conditions can cause this. See a podiatrist and get an x-ray and maybe an mri. Conditions can include but, not limited to a stress fracture, cyst, even tumor. ...Read more

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The ball of my foot is swollen and throbbing pain when i stand or walk. What's this sound like?

The ball of my foot is swollen and throbbing pain when i stand or walk. What's this sound like?

Thronbbing: This could be a stress fracture or capsulitis / metatarsalgia . However, without x rays and an exam this is pure speculation. See your podiatrist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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The ball on my right foot is swollen and a bit painful. I never had an accident. Now I am walking over on my other foot. Any suggestions?

The ball on my right foot is swollen and a bit painful. I never had an accident. Now I am walking over on my other foot. Any suggestions?

Maybe overuse: Swelling can be caused by a variety of problems. Simple treatment consists of rice: rest, ice compression and elevation. Antiinflammatories are helpful if tolerated. Limit standing and walking and stay in a stiff shoe. Problems can include: stress fractures, capsulitis, pinched nerve, foreign body and infection. If it is not improving, see your podiatrist. Dr l. ...Read more

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Swollen ball of foot. Just 1 side?

Swollen ball of foot. Just 1 side?

Doctor: Unless you had an injury to the one side you need to see a doctor to check it out. ...Read more

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