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Are you meaning that Lennox won't put weight on the paw now?
Do you know what happened right before the scream? Was there any sort of trauma?
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It sounds as if he may have stepped on something that may have hurt him.
If he will let you, I would lay him down and gently separate the foot pads to have a look between all of the toes for any signs of trauma or a foreign body. If there is a puncture, it may not be readily visible. The problem is that sometimes a foreign body, like a thorn, punctures through the skin and embeds itself into the tissue and you can't see it.
If you don't see anything, it may be that is just reacting to something he stepped on at the time that got stuck up in the folds and he may or may not have gotten it out, but it is still irritating him. You could try a cool water epsom salt soak of the foot a few times today to see if they that will relieve the irritation. I would not allow him to continue to lick excessively as that can lead to more trauma.
If he doesn't improve, it would be a good idea to have him examined by your veterinarian to make sure there is nothing else going on.
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