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I have a very sore heel and would like to know how to get it

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I have a very sore heel and would like to know how to get it better
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
Hello
It depends on what it is and you need an exam.

Plantar fasciitis in an inflammation of the tissue.

This needs rest, a night splint, anti inflamatory medications and sometimes steroid injections.

A bone spur is often the problem, and special inserts to the shoes can help this.

I suggest you go see a podiatrist, which is a foot specialist, for an exam and an x ray to narrow this down.
Let me know if you have further questions.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

How long will it take to get better

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
It can take months if you do not get good help.
Weeks otherwise.

It really also depends on what they find.



Let me know if you have further questions.
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