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I was just diagnose with calcaneonavicular coalition in my

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I was just diagnose with calcaneonavicular coalition in my left foot and advise not to have surgery because I'm a adult. It would do me no good to have it. should I get a second opinion?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Yes, just gave me a cortisone shot in the ankle and pain medication has been given to me two weeks ago. Saw a orthopedic doctor.
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: no
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Doctor John MD replied 1 month ago.

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Expert:  Doctor John MD replied 1 month ago.

I would like to ask a few more questions:

  1. Are you having a lot of foot pain?
  2. How active are you and is this condition limiting your activity?
  3. Did you see a podiatrist or an orthopedic foot/ankle specialist?