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Have you had an x ray?
No, it's not particularly painful since I had the ski boot modified, I'm an instructor and wear ski boots every day
Okay, may I ask how you know it is a bone spur?
I don't know for sure, it's hard and feels like bone.
Can you describe the exact area?
On the right hand side of my right foot, the bump is sticking out about quarter of an inch and is almost exactly half way between the bottom of the little toe and heel. It is on the side (ie not on the sole or upper foot)
When did it start?
The day I wore a pair of competition ski boots, I had them on for two days before I could get them altered. It's not painful.
Can you give an approx date?
Okay, and what have you used to treat is so far?
I put some ice on it tonight, that's all so far.
Okay, to make sure is is a bone spur you would have to at least have it examined and x rayed. For the pain, which may be a from irritation to the bone, you may consider using an anti-inflammatory drug like motrin, which should be of significant help
It's not painful, I only put ice on it to see if it would reduce the swelling, if it's not a spur what else could it be? I think I'll get an x ray in any case.
it may be a bone growth or cyst
Only an x ray can shed more light
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