Planter's Fibroma

Hi my name is Stephanie. I have a bump on my foot which hurts pretty bad. I went to a foot doctor and I was told I have a Planters Fibroma. They told me to ice it daily and were sneaker which I have been doing. It does not seem to be getting better. I was told the next step is a cortizone shot which I know will hurt. After that if it still hurts I have to get it removed. Should I just get it removed instead of getting the shot. Also I was told I would get hammertoes. I don't want hammertoes. What is the percentage of someone getting hammertoes after the surgery and are there any other side effects. Thank you for your timme.

Posted By Stephanie on July 29, 2004 at 16:05:34:

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