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hi, the top of my foot, at the base of my toes,started becoming painful about six days ago. it kept getting more painful. i've been on keflex for three days after having been diagnosed at the ER with cellulitis. there was some redness running up my foot and my left foot was much redder than my right. the redness seems to have decreased, but the pain persists. i saw my PCP today and he suggested i check it out with a podiatrist. i was x-rayed at the hospital and no fracture was found. my understanding is that stress fractures are not always seen on standard x-rays. the pain is centered on the top of my foot at the base of the toe next to the big toe. if it is cellulitis should the pain have subsided with the keflex by now? i am still hobbled and in pain, especially when walking or flexing my toes. my foot has been mostly elevated for three days. i've also been taking three advils three or four times a day. thanks, mike
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Michael D. Ebeling
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