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Have pain in foot below outer ankle bone. No injury. Advice? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 09-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good afternoon
User:Hello Doctor
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:I am having pain in my foot, it pains a lot when i go for walk
User:i was wondering if it is some problem in the ankle joint
Doctor:Was there an injury to your feet?
User:No Injury. But the pain is there for couple of years.
User:but now a days the pain has increased
Doctor:May I know your age?
Doctor:Thank you
Doctor:It is possible that there is a spur
User:Also want to mention that I have Gout...
Doctor:That is causing the problme
Doctor:Gout may be the probability for causing the pain too
User:but i usually get pain in my Toe due to gout.
Doctor:Is your pain now in the sole?
User:no. its below the outer ankle bone
Doctor:I would suggest you to get an x-ray done to rule out spur
Doctor:Repeat your serum uric acid tets
User:Sure. is it for the protein levels?
Doctor:It is to test for the gout
User:ok. Sure.
User:is there in spray, ointment which helps in the interim
Doctor:You can try Diclofenac gel locally
User:Sure. Thanks Doctor.
Doctor:It is available over the counter
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Do you have more queries?
Doctor:Thank you
Doctor:Get well soon
User:Thank you so much
Doctor:Bye for now
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