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DrRussMd, Board Certified MD
Category: Neurology
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I am an ultra runner. I train about 50-70 miles a week. I

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I am an ultra runner. I train about 50-70 miles a week. I have random inflammation. Knee (fine now), ankle (fine now), Spine (still hurts), now top of foot over bones from toes (can't walk easily). I was starting to wonder if I have an infection. Also have a rash I thought was from my running shorts but its too big and symmetrical on both sides of inner thighs
JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?
Customer: ibprofin and Ice
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Had an ear surgery for a benign tumor
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  DrRussMd replied 1 year ago.


I am a double board certified US doctor and will help you with this.

It would not likely be an infection.

Too diffuse and intermittent.

See an internal medicine doctor.

You need

sed rate

ANA panel

All routine labs

Examination in detail.

There are multiple causes possible.

Over doing it with your training is a prime cause.

Muscle disease.

Joint disease.

Autoimmune disease.

Exam and testing required.

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