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I have been having problems with my right foot. I wore Danskos which might have contributed to this problem. Although it?s getting worse and I stopped wearing danskos 2 months ago.. I started having pain on the right side of my foot. It hurt to put pressure on it. I was also having this issue wear if I touched the top of my foot my toes would tingle and go numb. This has been going on for about 3 months. Last week I started developing about a quarter size lump on the very top of my foot. Right in the middle of my foot. About 2 inches up from my toes and an inch or so down from my ankle, if that helps with location. The same area where when I touch it my toes tingle. The lump seemed to swell throughout the day or get bigger and then seemed to get smaller. To where it almost looked like I had a dark bruise under my skin. Now it is just getting bigger and I am having a lot of foot pain that is radiating into my ankle area. I am to the point where it hurts to walk and I feel like it is affecting my entire ankle, foot area. The lump still seems to be bigger at certain times although I cant pinpoint any times like after activity or after rest, it almost seems worse after I wake up. I do have high arches also. I saw a podiatrist about a month ago prior to the lump and he just gave me a cortisone shot and said he thought it was a nerve problem. The cortisone shot did nothing. And now my foot is just getting worse and now I have this lump forming. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!
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Michael D. Ebeling
Tampa, Florida 33624
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Mansfield Ctr, CT
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Pacific Grove, CA
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