Unidentified foot pain

I had a little discomfort in my left foot towards the right edge of the foot. In the morning, I could not step on the foot. I went to the emergency room where they did x-rays that showed nothing. The pain is from the inside and the middle or upper middle part of the foot towards the small toe. When I lift my toes, I feel pain towards where the bonyons are, but I do not think I have them. When I press the foot right underneath a small toe (about 1/2 in below), that’s where it hurts.
Please let me know what this may be. Thanks.

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  1. Foot-com

    Hello and thank you for your question.

    Unfortunately it is very difficult for me to diagnose without examining your foot. Many causes of foot pain are overuse-related which means often times rest, ice and stretching will alleviate the pain. If you have not tried these conservative treatment options then I would see a Podiatrist.

    Any other doctor besides a Podiatrist is not as qualified to diagnose the subtle and various causes of foot pain. Because your x-ray did not show a fracture, it is most likely soft tissue or joint inflammation that you are experiencing.

    Good luck!

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