Agony in both feet. Swollen bones along both sides near ankle

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I am interested to know what I could be suffering from please. X Rays have proved nothing. Most parts of the day (worse at night) I suffer with what I think is the metatarsal bone, near to ankle end and they swell to like another ankle bone. Red in appearance, burning in sensation, throbbing and painful to touch. I would appreciate any advice. Thank you in advance.

i have another post to post too. Not my year! 

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    Hum may need CT scan to check for tendon or ligament damage. Have you fallen or just wear and tear. What age are you?
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    Now I see bilateral so that would not be tendon or ligament. Are you diabetic? Sounds more like neuropathy? I am guessing. Don't give up, keep researching and find a good physician. I am thinking systemic now. My thoughts are not worth anything except I was an X Ray tech years ago and husband retired Radiologist.

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      its lovely of you to take the time to reply. My Doctor had no idea. The X-rays came back clear and I guess now, it's going to be another appointment in order I pursue an investigation.

      no diabetes either only epilepsy! 

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      medication related? Now I along with you, am quite curious. OH there are so many foot issues to have dropped on us. Not fun to be limited in moving around. take care
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    Hi Kglfsun

    Have you seen a good podiatrist or an orthopdic surgeon ? Sometimes second opinions are helpful.

    I am post 8 weeks from midfoot fusion surgery now a metatarsal, 2 cuneiforms and a Taylor bunion and I'm still swollen and numb on the top of my foot and although it seems to be healing I can't seem to get rid of the 3 issues.

    The doctor said it's normal but I'm beginning to think that it's not.

    Good luck with whatever you decide to do


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