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Bone spur on metatarsal, treated with cortisone, now foot is swollen ankle to toes, painful to stand or walk. What should I do now?

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In brief: See your doctor

It sounds like you have had a reaction to the cortisone.
Cortisone is not usually used for bone spurs. Talk to your doctor.

In brief: See your doctor

It sounds like you have had a reaction to the cortisone.
Cortisone is not usually used for bone spurs. Talk to your doctor.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. David Kahan
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Infection? fracture?

You need to see you doctor again.
Cortisone injected into a fracture can result in this reaction. Need to be sure there is no fracture in this area.

In brief: Infection? fracture?

You need to see you doctor again.
Cortisone injected into a fracture can result in this reaction. Need to be sure there is no fracture in this area.
Dr. David Kahan
Dr. David Kahan
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Dr. Alvin Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics

In brief: Go see your doctor

Painful swollen foot could be due to infection, sprain or fracture.
You need an physical exam to determine what's going on. Perhaps even an xray. Consider a heating pad if there's any warmth or redness (but don't delay going to see your doc). If it's neither hot nor red, then you might consider cold pack for an injury

In brief: Go see your doctor

Painful swollen foot could be due to infection, sprain or fracture.
You need an physical exam to determine what's going on. Perhaps even an xray. Consider a heating pad if there's any warmth or redness (but don't delay going to see your doc). If it's neither hot nor red, then you might consider cold pack for an injury
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin
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