If there is no history of trauma, you may have some inflammation of a tendon or even the joint. If you have no reasons that you can't take ibuprofen
, you can try that and see if it helps, and the elevation
of the foot is a good idea whenever possible. Another possibility would be gout
. If you are having severe pain, redness, swelling, red streaks from the area, any swelling in the joint, or any fever
then you must be evaluated medically immediately.