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bonespur

Posted by allen on 3/24/02 at 17:59 (077436)

on the top of my big toe about 2 inches below i have a lump about the size of a pea and it is movable it is very painful when i walk i was told it was a bone spur is there any thing i can do to relieve the pain other than surgery..is there any thing like herbs or calcium supplements i can take to get rid of it. i do lawn care service and it is very painful for me to walk sometimes.....

Re: bonespur

DR Zuckerman on 3/24/02 at 18:59 (077443)

Hi

Could be a bone spur or a cyst. Would need an x-ray to see what it is
There are alot of things that can be done without surgery. Difficult to tell with seeing. First thing is get a shoe that does press on the toe . May have to cut out the boot for now

Re: bonespur

DR Zuckerman on 3/24/02 at 18:59 (077443)

Hi

Could be a bone spur or a cyst. Would need an x-ray to see what it is
There are alot of things that can be done without surgery. Difficult to tell with seeing. First thing is get a shoe that does press on the toe . May have to cut out the boot for now