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To drink a table spoon of apple cider vinegar in a glass of water twice a day. Will this reduce the heel spur size ?

I have been diagnosed with heel spurs in both heels (x-ray), and the doctor has suggested an operation to removed them. I am hesitant to undergo an operation. As a result I was on the WEB researching heel spur, and 1 of 3 recommendations is to drink a table spoon of apple cider vinegar in a glass of water twice a day. Will this reduce the heel spur size or only reduce the pain from the heel spur? My heel hurts when I get out of bed in the morning, and when I get up to walk when sitting down for long time. I dont need to take medications at this time for pain from the heel spur. I am a black male age 48 years, and weighs 220 pounds. thank uou
Asked On : Sat, 27 Aug 2011
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Thanks for query,
There is no oral remedy for calcaneum spur except analgesic.
You have to go for surgery if pain is severe or it affects your daily affairs.
Ask about hydrocortizone injection locally.this helps a lot.
Do hot and cold water dipping alternately.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Sat, 27 Aug 2011
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