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A neuroma is a benign growth of nerve tissue that is often painful. Morton's neuroma involves a thickening of the tissue around the nerve between the third and fourth metatarsal at the base of your third and fourth toe. If a neuroma develops between any of your other metatarsal bones, it is called a neuroma, not a Morton’s neuroma. Neuromas can cause a sharp, burning pain in the ball of your foot. Your toes may also sting, burn, or feel numb. It is often described as feeling like you are standing on a fold in your sock. Morton’s neuroma is more likely to affect women than men.

Morton's Neuroma

Morton's neuroma is benign, or non-cancerous, and often responds...

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