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I am having acute pain in my left foot for about 3 weeks

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Good morning, I am having acute pain in my left foot for about 3 weeks now, I have been taking ibobrufin and that seems to ease it . it is not swollen , bruised or discoloured. A woman at work sugessted it was Pulmar fascitis? Forgot how to spell it ! ,anyway I am a 63yr old woman. Any advice would be helpful , doctor is so busy don't like to bother him if I can fix it myself. Many thanks.

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Pain of plantar fasciitis is mainly in the heels

It get worse on rest and improve with activity

The treatment for that is non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like Ibuprofen and heel pads

It usually ease out with time

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Customer: replied 10 days ago.
The pain seems to be on the top of the foot opposite end to toes so pain is when I bend the foot to walk.

So it is not plantar fasciitis

Can be a pain from joint or tendons in that area

Continue with Ibuprofen and avoid wearing tight shoes

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Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Would this still come under the planter syndrome ?

No it is not a plantar fasciitis

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Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Would your advice be to contact my doctor then? As I said the anti inflammatory tablets does ease it.

Ni I would suggest to continue anti-inflammatory for two weeks and apply Capsacin cream over it

It will settle in a couple of weeks and only if it does not then see your doctor

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