Your Foot Pain May Be More Serious Than You Think

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HealthDay News

(HealthDay News) -- Symptoms of foot arthritis, including painful inflammation and swelling, can make it difficult to take even a few steps.

The American Podiatric Medical Association says you should see a doctor if your symptoms include:

  • Swelling that affects at least one joint.
  • Tenderness or pain that recurs in any joint.
  • Heat or redness surrounding a joint.
  • Restricted range of motion.
  • Morning stiffness.
  • A growth, rash or skin change.

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Published: October 2014

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