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Doctor insights on: Bone Spur Side Of Foot

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Bone (Definition)

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


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Bone spurs in feet what could be done

Bone spurs in feet what could be done

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

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Is it possible to have a bone spur on the fifth metatarasal bone of the feet?

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

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Foot pain could it be bone spur?

Foot pain could it be bone spur?

Possible: Depending on the location, onset of pain, and any history of injury, underlying history of arthritis, it is possible. Other possibility could be plantar fasciitis. More information might be helpful. ...Read more

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What are bone spurs on the outside edge of the foot?

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 ĂȘtre 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

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How can I heal a bone spur on my foot?

How can I heal a bone spur on my foot?

See below: A bone spur cannot be healed. It can be removed or the problem it causes may be able to be healed. ...Read more

Bone Spurs (Definition)

Bone spurs, or osteophytes, are bony projections that form along joints, and are often seen in conditions such as arthritis. Bone spurs are largely responsible for limitations in joint motion ...Read more