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I have pinpoint pain in the shaft of my 5 th metatarsal. can't stand on tiptoes and I can only walk if I don't bend that foot.No xray.Told its tissue?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: If U have been-

-running a lot or even walking more than U R used 2, it could very well B a stress fracture &, only X-rays will show this, if early in the process, a bone scan with B +.
Some get MRI's, but no need, & it's expensive. Unfortunately no image available.

In brief: If U have been-

-running a lot or even walking more than U R used 2, it could very well B a stress fracture &, only X-rays will show this, if early in the process, a bone scan with B +.
Some get MRI's, but no need, & it's expensive. Unfortunately no image available.
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