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What could be the cause of pain in the foot on the bottom near the ball of my feet?

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Dr. Amir Khan
Sports Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Metatarsalgia

Pain at the ball of the foot near the base of the toes may be secondary to several causes.
The more common reasons include metatarsalgia, stress fractures, mortons neuroma, synovitis, tendinitis, sesmoiditis, and or referred pain. Please see your doctor if symptoms persist to help identify the cause of your symptoms.

In brief: Metatarsalgia

Pain at the ball of the foot near the base of the toes may be secondary to several causes.
The more common reasons include metatarsalgia, stress fractures, mortons neuroma, synovitis, tendinitis, sesmoiditis, and or referred pain. Please see your doctor if symptoms persist to help identify the cause of your symptoms.
Dr. Amir Khan
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Dr. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Plantar Faciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of foot pain on the bottom of the foot, just in front of the inside portion of the heel.
This usually is worse after prolonged inactivity and first thing in the morning. However, there are many possible causes - see you dr to figure this out, as well as how to treat it.

In brief: Plantar Faciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of foot pain on the bottom of the foot, just in front of the inside portion of the heel.
This usually is worse after prolonged inactivity and first thing in the morning. However, there are many possible causes - see you dr to figure this out, as well as how to treat it.
Dr. Edward Neilsen
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