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Suggest treatment for pain in heel

I have pain in my heel. my right foot the outer part of my heel hurts... woke up this morning i could hardly walk... now it has a burning sensation with a little swelling. this happened a couple of months back then was gone after a week. what could it be?
Sat, 12 Jan 2019
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Hello,

It is probably due to conditions like plantar fasciitis.

As a first line management, you can take analgesics like paracetamol or aceclofenac for pain relief.

If symptoms persist better to consult an orthopedician and get evaluated.

In that case you might require steroid injection to the sole.
Wishing all the best.

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Dr. Shinas Hussain,
General & Family Physician
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