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Friend is having foot pain. Bone on bottom of 4th toe. Very tender like bone is sticking out a bit. Advice?
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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: Injury?
Your friend might want to get an x-ray.

In brief: Injury?
Your friend might want to get an x-ray.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
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2 doctors agree
In brief: Need an exam
Your friend needs to be examined and probably have an x-ray taken to hlep determine the caus of the the pain.

In brief: Need an exam
Your friend needs to be examined and probably have an x-ray taken to hlep determine the caus of the the pain.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Many Possibilities
This sort of issue requires a more complete interview and exam to diagnose - for example, any trauma? New shoes? Diabetes or other current medical history? X-ray is likely needed.
Could be a fracture or sprain or morton's neuroma or metatarsalgia or a variety of other things.

In brief: Many Possibilities
This sort of issue requires a more complete interview and exam to diagnose - for example, any trauma? New shoes? Diabetes or other current medical history? X-ray is likely needed.
Could be a fracture or sprain or morton's neuroma or metatarsalgia or a variety of other things.
Dr. Christopher Coller
Dr. Christopher Coller
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
In brief: Many possibilities
Your pain could be as a result of many different things.
Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection (ingrown nail), metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause.

In brief: Many possibilities
Your pain could be as a result of many different things.
Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection (ingrown nail), metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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