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Symptoms of tendonitis in the achilles tendon - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi help QUICK
Doctor :   hi
User :   sooo what are symptoms of tendonitis in the achilles tendon
User :   and if its really hurting and i have it and i can walk on it but it hurts SOO badly...what would be treatment plan and length about....???
Doctor :   pain killer
Doctor :  
and rest
User :   no boot or anything or splints?
Doctor :   when you can walk
Doctor :  
nothing is required
User :   i know it just hurts so badly
User :   my doctor thinks lik 95% i have it she wants to do mri to check for a tear anyways
User :   but year
User :   iyeah*
User :   even if it hurts real bad nothing but medicine to help it!?
User :   i can only walk a little then i have to sit it hurts me so badly
Doctor :  
yes it requires an xray
Doctor :  
to rule out fracture
User :   yeah
Doctor :  
and an MRI to rule out rupture or tear of the tendon
User :   okk yeah
User :   so if it is tendonitis
Doctor :  
otherwise it is just blind treatment
User :   and its so bad that i walk like around the house a little and half to sit it hurts so bad then what?
User :   no brace nothing?
Doctor :  
if you cannot afford
User :   i can
Doctor :  
it will be pain killers
User :   i can afford it
User :   hurry
Doctor :  
even if you can afford it is same
User :   ok
Doctor :  
may be along with investigation

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