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12 Sep 2009

sore foot
Yesterday morning I woke up with what felt like a knot in the heel of my foot, so I tried to work it out but the pain got worse. I could not put any pressure on it when walking and it seemed to get worse throughout the day. If I can explain the pain, it basically feel like there is a nail digging into the bottom of my foot, the pain radiated up the back side of my heel to my achilles tendon. I have not done any strenuous activity. On consultation by a pharmacist he advised that it may be from my high heels and the pressure of weigt on my foot. I have been putting excess pressure on my other foot and the toe of the sore foot. Should I strap it or get crutches. Please advise.
Thank you.
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01 Jan 0001


I suggest that you consult your doctor to have x-rays of your foot done, to exclude any pathology causing the pain and discomfort. I also suggest that he/she do blood tests, to exclude acute gout. In the interim, you should wear comfortable flat shoes.


Dr Anrich Burger
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