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Bone Spur Side Of Foot
I think I have a bone spur on the side of my foot. It hurts, do I go see a podiatrist or try to live with the discomfort?
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
Bone spur and Plantar fascitis in left foot from accident that fractured entire left side of body. Severe pain left outside of foot,under+behind heel.
Lateral side of my foot near cuboid bone. 2 little bony bumps-never hurt but now severe pain and a little itch. Ganglion cyst? or bone spur?
Probably a bone spur: probably a bone spur/bursaGet a more detailed answer ›
I've : I've been hesitant to answer your question because it's simply too vague. Please repost your question, but indicate where these spurs are. Do they hurt, and if so, is it dependent on walking, shoes, weather, etc.? How long have you been in pain or had these spurs? Have you done anything to try to help your pain, and if so, what? And finally, how is the general state of your health, what is your age, gender and weight? I know i'm asking you far more questions than you asked, but it's impossible to give you a meaningful answer, which i would honestly like to do, without knowing more details. The greater the detail, the more meaningful the answer. Thanks! ...Read more
See below: Yes . X-rays are helpful for the diagnosis. Good luck. Thank you. ...Read more
Spurs: Its possible to get "spurs" or osteophytes in multiple locations. A bone spur in the fifth metatarsal area would be rare but possible. ...Read more
Depends: There are a number of causes for bone spurs to develop on the outside of the foot. Among the two most common causes for spurs to occur are either along an arthritic joint or as a result if chronic pressure/irritation. A bunion être deformity is among the most common causes and the forefoot is widened in that area causing chronic irritation and spurring when rubbing against a shoe. Get checked. ...Read more
Can children get bone spur on top of both of their feet? How to tell its bone spur and nothing else?
Yes: tarsl boss and acessory navicular bones can present on top of feet at young age both are benign and safely ignored ...Read more
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