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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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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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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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What is the definition or description of: Swollen ball of foot?

What is the definition or description of: Swollen ball of foot?

Swollen ball of foot: Swelling on the bottom of the foot towards the front of the foot just before the toes begin. Pain and swelling causes can be due to neuromas, capsulitis, plantar plate tear, and skin lesions such as warts. There are many other reasons why the bottom of the forefoot will swell. should follow up with foot specialits if you have assocoiated pain. Good luck ...Read more

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The ball of foot close to my small toe is very sore. What can it be?

The ball of foot close to my small toe is very sore. What can it be?

Any deem issue?: In the absence of any skin problem like a sore, corn, war or callous you have a morton's neuroma. You'll have pain in the ball your foot in the absence of the above. Google neuroma . See your local area podiatrist for treatment options. ...Read more

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Swollen red painful ball of foot, hurts to step, or wear shoes. can move around if rub it?

Swollen red painful ball of foot, hurts to step, or wear shoes. can move around if rub it?

Possible neuroma: Most likely a pinched swollen nerve which is more common in women due to shoes and certain activities. . ...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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Very sore point centre of ball of foot. Pain now rising up leg. Going on 2wks - what can I do ?

Very sore point centre of ball of foot. Pain now rising up leg. Going on 2wks - what can I do ?

Ball of foot pain: Could be a neuroma or painful capsulitis. The pain in your leg is most likely because you are walking differently to compensate for the pain. See a podiatrist for a thorough examination, diagnosis, and treatment options. Over the counter shoe inserts may help with the pain (spenco, superfeet, or power step are the brands i like). ...Read more

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What doctor to see for swollen toes and ball of foot?

What doctor to see for swollen toes and ball of foot?

A podiatrist: A podiatrist is a specialist trained in the care and treatment of foot and ankle conditions. ...Read more

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Ball of foot under big toe on left foot is sore when pressure is applied. Pain has come and gone over last several weeks.

Ball of foot under big toe on left foot is sore when pressure is applied.  Pain has come and gone over last several weeks.

Possible sesamoiditi: pain under the first metatarsal can be a sesamoidiitiss . This condition is related to improper shoe gear If you are performing more kneel in or squatting this condition will increase. You should wear more rigid soled shoe gear. If that does kit help then you will need to have an X-ray and be evaluated. Good luck ...Read more