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Is acute heel pain associated with Morton's neuroma?

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Dr. Praveen Tayal

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Posted on Fri, 18 May 2018 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Question: I have acute heal pains which developed while sleeping and continue now during the morning when I walkCould it be from a Morton neuroma ?

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Answered by Dr. Praveen Tayal 14 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Can be plantar fasciitis.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for posting your query.
The pain in the heel that you have developed while sleeping is less likely to be related to Morton neuroma. This can happen due to an inflammation of plantar fascia- known as plantar fasciitis. Proper examination and few investigations like X-ray can help in confirmation.
I hope this answers your query.
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