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HI I HAVE A THROBBING PAIN ON THE SOLE OF MY LEFT FOOT FOR

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HI I HAVE A THROBBING PAIN ON THE SOLE OF MY LEFT FOOT FOR A COUPLE OF WEEKS NOW - IT IS WORSE WHEN I WAKE UP AND I LIMP FOR QUITE A BIT BECAUSE OF IT
DO I NEED TO GO TO A DOCTOR TO CHECK IT OUT? I AM 50
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.

Dr. Phil, MD :

Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

Dr. Phil, MD :

Hi I'm Dr. Phil

Dr. Phil, MD :

Can I ask your first name?

Customer:

MARCUS

Dr. Phil, MD :

Hi Marcus

Dr. Phil, MD :

Nice to meet you

Dr. Phil, MD :

this is known as plantar fasciitis

Customer:

LIKEWAISE

Customer:

?

Dr. Phil, MD :

There is a fibrous sheath of tissue on the bottom of your foot that can become inflamed

Dr. Phil, MD :

it is very common and nothing to worry about

Dr. Phil, MD :

other than it is painful

Dr. Phil, MD :

a few things you can do at home are

Dr. Phil, MD :

1)get shoe inserts that are soft

Dr. Phil, MD :

2)take a plastic water bottle and freeze it. Then roll your foot over it

Dr. Phil, MD :

3)take ibuprofen

Customer:

THANK YOU

Dr. Phil, MD :

you're welcome marcus

Dr. Phil, MD :

here is a link for you to read on

Customer:

BYE

Dr. Phil, MD :

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/plantar-fasciitis/basics/definition/con-20025664

Dr. Phil, MD :

hey marcus

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would you mind rating me positive before leaving?

Customer:

YES?

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I greatly appreciate it

Customer:

NO PROB

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thank you sir

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have a great night :)

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
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