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Is this a stress fracture? (x-rays included)

> Age: 25
> Sex: male
> Height: 178cm
> Weight: 92kg
> Duration of complaint: two weeks
> Location: left foot
> Any existing relevant medical issues (if any): none
> Current medications (if any): anti-inflammatory spray, ice cube massages
> Include a photo if relevant (skin condition for example):

Two weeks ago I felt a sharp, stabbing pain in my foot at the end of my run which has been causing me slight to heavy discomfort ever since. I went to the orthopedist and he told me after doing an ultrasound that everything seems rather clear so it should go away on its own with just ice and an anti-inflammatory spray but if it doesn't clear up in a few days, I should go do an x-ray cause it may be a stress fracture of the fourth finger. So I did and [here]( are the results - does this look like a stress fracture to you? Of course I'll go discuss it with the doc again anyway but the soonest he'll be available is next week and I'm just curious what's wrong with my foot.

(If the precise location of the pain matters, it's on the top of the foot, around 1cm from the base of the third toe towards the leg and also a bit to the left, towards the same part of the fourth toe. Here: I marked it on a random foot photo I found online. The doc's suspicion after examining me was that, if it was, then it was a stress fracture of the _fourth_ toe, though.)
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replied January 11th, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
It seems stress fracture but the treatment is still the same. Consult orthopaedic to evaluate you.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
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