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I have pain on the 5th metatarsal in the middle of the shaft and the pain is serious and I was wondering what is was.

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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In brief: Could be

Tendonitis, could be a stress fracture, I suggest you visit a foot doc for xrays

In brief: Could be

Tendonitis, could be a stress fracture, I suggest you visit a foot doc for xrays
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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In brief: FRACTURE

If you can say the pain is directly over the shaft, it very well could be a fracture.
Have you had an injury recently, especially an ankle sprain? Swelling? Painful to put weight on the foot? X-rays could confirm. Shaft fractures heal more slowly than other fractures.

In brief: FRACTURE

If you can say the pain is directly over the shaft, it very well could be a fracture.
Have you had an injury recently, especially an ankle sprain? Swelling? Painful to put weight on the foot? X-rays could confirm. Shaft fractures heal more slowly than other fractures.
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