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Right heel pain. Medication ineffective. Treatment? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Mar-2013
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Doctor:please proceed with the query
User:Hi, XXXXXXX here
User:i have a lot of pain on my right leg heel
Doctor:From when is this?
Doctor:is there any swelling, redness?
User:its been for a long time
Doctor:From how long
User:also early morning when i am out of beb i am unbale to keep my foot down
Doctor:did you have any injury?
User:alsmost 3 months
Doctor:ok any old injury
Doctor:have you done any x XXXXXXX
User:i had visited an ortho near my home
User:had advised me few medication but of no help
Doctor:do you walk a lot,what is the mode of transportation you use.
User:i use public transport
User:i do walk
User:the pain is only in the heel part
User:also i had tried changing my footwear's
User:no help
Doctor:yes i understand, you will need to get an x XXXXXXX done.Do you have flat foot
User:i am searching for an good clinic / ortho who could help me
Doctor:send me your mobile number
Doctor:which area are you from
Doctor:there can be many causes like plantar fasctis,heel spur , stress fracures
Doctor:it needs to be looked at first
Doctor:also a change in foot wear prescribed by a orthopedic is best
Doctor:till then apply a pain relief gel like volini or a crepe bandage tightly over the area will help you.
Doctor:also place the foot in hot water tub with salt
User:will need to try the crepe bandage but have cramps problems
Doctor:ok, better try hot water tub
User:ok, thanks
Doctor:you are welcome
Doctor:kindly login for further queries
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