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Why would my left heel hurt after i exercise? Doesn't hurt till15-30mins after I have left the gym. Just started about a week ago. No other symptoms.

Why would my left heel hurt after i exercise? Doesn't hurt till15-30mins after I have left the gym. Just started about a week ago. No other symptoms.

Plantar fasciitis: Plantar fasciitis, or an arch ligament strain is a very common reason for pain in the bottom of the heel. There can sometimes be a bursitis under the heel as well. Other causes of heel pain can be tarsal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, a stress fracture, referred nerve pain among others. Talk to a podiatrist to help sort this out. Stretch consistently and make sure your shoes are in good shape. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of heel spurs?

What are the symptoms of heel spurs?

Pain first step AM: commonly the first step in the morning is the worst, or after sitting for a while and then standing up. The pain is usually on the big toe side (medial) heel ...Read more

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I have a fatty mass under my collarbone. I dont have any symptoms . should i be concered?

I have a fatty mass under my collarbone. I dont have any symptoms . should i be concered?

Tough to say: The concern would purely be to get any "mass" checked out to be safe and assure it is not something serious. If it is a fatty mass (Lipoma) then they are benign in nature, but could still grow and encroach against vessels or nerves and cause pain, so may need removal. If it a lymph node near your collar bone, then that is a different story. Best to get it diagnosed by Doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a heel spur?

The most common: Symptom pattern is called post static dyskinesia--pain that is worst when you first stand up. This happens when you first get out of bed int he morning and can happen even when you've been sitting down even for a few miniutes. The plantar fascia stiffens from the inflammation [spurs themselves rarely are the cause of pain] and you feel it as it streches. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of "heel spurs" and what is the medical word for it?

See below: Heel spur is the proper term but a heel spur may be a cause for plantar fasciitis. Symptoms include pain, swelling, difficulty walking. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms/treatment for a heel spur?

What are the symptoms/treatment for a heel spur?

Plantar fasciitis: Heel spurs alone don't cause pain. The pain is most likely from plantar fasciitis. Stretching exercises, anti-inflammatories, orthotics, night splints and physical therapy can aid in the treatment of plantar fasciitis. If these therapies don't work, a physician might be required to perform injection therapy, electrotherapy or even a surgical release of the plantar fascia. ...Read more