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My ankle has hurt for 7 months, isn't red or swollen, could this be a heel fracture?

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Dr. Robert Mihalich
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
2 doctors agree

In brief: Probably not

Most likely it is plantar fasciitis.
Stress fractures in the heel can occur, but they usually heal within 6-10 weeks. An x ray will be able to tell for sure.

In brief: Probably not

Most likely it is plantar fasciitis.
Stress fractures in the heel can occur, but they usually heal within 6-10 weeks. An x ray will be able to tell for sure.
Dr. Robert Mihalich
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Dr. David Laha
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Unlikely

May have tendonitis, bone prominence or bursitis.
Best to have it evaluated. May need xray for initial evaluation. It not obvious, or if the doctor feels it may be soft tissue, then an mr can be helpful. You should definitely have this evaluated. Dr l.

In brief: Unlikely

May have tendonitis, bone prominence or bursitis.
Best to have it evaluated. May need xray for initial evaluation. It not obvious, or if the doctor feels it may be soft tissue, then an mr can be helpful. You should definitely have this evaluated. Dr l.
Dr. David Laha
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Dr. Matthew Enna
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Perhaps

If you have persistent foot pain, it could have multiple etiologies, and not necessarily is it a broken bone, though it could be.
It could be a stress fracture, it could be plantar fasciitis, it could be a tendinitis. Best to have an orthopaedic surgeon check it out to get to the bottom of it!

In brief: Perhaps

If you have persistent foot pain, it could have multiple etiologies, and not necessarily is it a broken bone, though it could be.
It could be a stress fracture, it could be plantar fasciitis, it could be a tendinitis. Best to have an orthopaedic surgeon check it out to get to the bottom of it!
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