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25 Jul 2005

very painful feet cant hardly walk
I thought it was gout as it started in my second toe now it all underneath on my soles gout tablets did not help.I hardly drink alchole could you give me any idea what the problem is I work and my age is 57
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Foot expert

01 Jan 0001

If you treated it as gout and that hasnt heped then it is fair to assume that it isnt gout. But there are many different diagnoses that can begin in the second toe some more serious than others. The pain in the rest of the foot can be referred pain or ompensatory pain as you are limping.
please get to a podiatrist or an orthopaedic surgeon
Call The South African Podiatry assn 0861 100249
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