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Have severe pain in heel bone in the morning. X-ray showed calcium growth at the end f heel bone. Suggest?. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jul-2013
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Doctor:Good evening
User:I have severe pain in my heel bone. The pain is very severe in morning after which the in the course of the day the pain subsides. However, the pain is so severe in morning that it feels like a thousand nails are pierced in my heel. I got the x-ray of my right heel the report indicates there is some sort of calcium growth at the end of the heel bone and the same is sharp and prominent. Can you please suggest......!!!
Doctor:Is this your query?
Doctor:Please give me a moment while I read your query
Doctor:It seems like you have a bone spur
Doctor:Is there a written impression or report of the x-ray?
Doctor:Could you mail it to me?
User:i m not carrying today
Doctor:That is not a problem
User:but you are right it says some sort of bone growth
Doctor:You could mail it to me in the evening as you reach home or even tomorrow would be fine
User:which is of calcium deposit
Doctor:Yes, I guess it is a calcaneal spur
User:yes thats the exact term
Doctor:Get it excised
Doctor:You will get complete cure for your problem
User:sorry didnt get you
Doctor:I told you to get it removed surgically
Doctor:Yes excised = remove surgically
User:oh....its that bad
Doctor:If your symptoms are bad, then it is better to get it removed by an Orthopedician
Doctor:It is a day care procedure
Doctor:You could go back the same day
User:oh is it done through some laser tech
User:or its a proper incision
Doctor:It is done manually by the orthopedic surgeon under short aneasthesia
User:oh ok
Doctor:Bye for now
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