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My brother had a spur in the bottom of his foot and has kept messing with it to where now its swollen and puffy. Should he get it seen?

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In brief: Messing?

Messing is a vague word.
If attempts to self treat fail or make things worse it is time to seek professional evaluation. Early intervention may prevent permanant damage.

In brief: Messing?

Messing is a vague word.
If attempts to self treat fail or make things worse it is time to seek professional evaluation. Early intervention may prevent permanant damage.
Dr. Richard Mallia
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Dr. Oliver Wang
Podiatry

In brief: Yes ASAP

Seek foot specialist asap he needs to be evaluated with x-rays he may need antibiotic if he has been self treating with topical otc treatments and gets infected.
He may have acute tear of his plantar fascia as well and needs to be immobilized.

In brief: Yes ASAP

Seek foot specialist asap he needs to be evaluated with x-rays he may need antibiotic if he has been self treating with topical otc treatments and gets infected.
He may have acute tear of his plantar fascia as well and needs to be immobilized.
Dr. Oliver Wang
Dr. Oliver Wang
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