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I have a small painful hard bump on the side of my heel that changes in color. I have had this bump for 2 years now.

I have a small painful hard bump on the side of my heel that changes in color. I have had this bump for 2 years now.

Evaluation: You need to have it examined. Due to the color changes, see someone soon. It could be minor problem or a serious one. Don't delay. To find a foot specialist see apma.Org. Dr l. ...Read more

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I suddenly have a crack/dent on the side of my heel the skin is not broken or dry it's very painful and next to it there's a small bump also painfull

Exam needed: Without examining the area a diagnosis can't be made. If there is spreading redness I would be concerned about cellulitis which would require antibiotic treatment. The lump could be a cyst. If warm wet applications don't improve the discomfort, have a physician evaluate you. ...Read more

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I have a painful bump on the bottom left side of my heel. There is a small reddish brown spot. When you feel around it the bumb feels like puss sack. ?

Puss: if u think it is a infected blister then you will need antibiotics. depends how big the abscess is-- may need draining as antibiotics may not work on an abscess if not drained. ...Read more

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I suddenly have a crack/dent on the side of my heel the skin is not broken or dry it's very painful and next to it there's a small bump that's also pa?

Heel pain: Is the indentation on the back of the heel ? If you have a bump next to the area which is painful ,you probably have a fluid filled cyst called a ganglion. Try padding the surrounding skin by cutting a hole the size of the bump with moleskin. NSAID for several weeks. Avoid positions or activities which worsen the pain or size of the bump.if it fails to resolve in a few weeks or worsens get it chec ...Read more

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I have pain at the bottom of my heel , in the middle, that feels like a bruise, when I squeeze the side of my heel it hurts. Is this plantar fascitis?

Calcaneal stress rxn: This could be plantar fasciitis but it is not so common to have pain on the sides of the heel bone (calcaneus). So i suspect this may be a stress reaction in the bone from overuse. Rest and a thick silicone heel cushion may help. ...Read more

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How do I treat my swollen feet, with hard skin by the side making it painful wearing pointed heels i love to wear?

How do I treat my swollen feet, with hard skin by the side making it painful wearing pointed heels i love to wear?

Control the swelling: There are some things that can be done to control swelling. Keeping your legs elevated at rest-above heart level. Compressive hosiery is available over the counter. Getting an evaluation from your physician would be a good idea. Sometimes medications cause swelling of the lower extremity. ...Read more

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Very painful bone spur on the side of my heel. Podiatrist had me do stretches, injection, taping, anti-inflammatory, nothing worked. Now what?

Very painful bone spur on the side of my heel.  Podiatrist had me do stretches, injection, taping, anti-inflammatory, nothing worked. Now what?

Heel Spur: It sounds like you have received quite a bit of very appropriate treatment for your heel spur and I am sorry to hear that you're not better. Sometimes a series of ultrasound treatments may help reduce inflammation due to the heel spur. ...Read more

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