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I have a swollen ball of the foot which can be quite painf

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I have a swollen ball of the foot which can be quite painful
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
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this swollen ball could be a cyst or abscess collection of infection.

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or it could be due to a synovial cyst which has enlarged.

Dr. David :

you have to see a doctor or podiatrist and get an xray of your foot and an ultrasound to check for fluid collection and infection.

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do you have a GP doctor who can check on this?

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thanks.

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