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Small uneven area on heel (X Ray)

Answered by: Dr Ramzdhan

Last Updated: January 20, 2021 5:35 AM
Anonymous 46 days

Hi there, I am a 28 years old man and as long as I remember, I do not involved in any accident or any major sports injury, however I felt slight pain when massage my heel. It was after doing X ray only I noticed there is an uneven area on the tip of my calcaneus (heel). It looked like it has been through some friction, hence the uneven surface.
The report says: No evidence of any abnormality.
The ankle mortice is intact.
The calcaneum is normal.

But Im still worry about it as it will feel slight pain sometimes even if I do not touch it. May I know is it a big deal and what should I do to make it recover to normal? or should I avoid doing any sports? Do I need extra cushion to cover that area when wearing shoes? Thanks very much

Dr Ramzdhan 46 days
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Hi and thank you for asking us

Through the question and statement you gave on the above section, i completely understand your concern over this matter. But it is difficult for me to give an accurate choice of treatment and management without further examine your problem. I advise you to go to the nearest clinic or to an orthopedics specialist and bring the x-ray image with you as it is crucial for the doctor to have a look at the x-ray.

But I would advised you to monitor your condition for any signs of:

  • Pain during walking, standing or during rest
  • Numbness in your feet
  • Unable to move certain motions of the feet

For now, you should not do anything that could further complicate or injure your heel as playing sports or standing for a long period of time.

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Last Updated: Wed Jan 20 2021 05:35:34 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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