Morton's neuroma

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What is Morton's neuroma?

Morton's neuroma is a benign neuroma of an intermetatarsal plantar nerve in the foot, most commonly of the third and fourth intermetatarsal spaces of the foot.

Common symptoms reported by people with Morton's neuroma

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Morton's neuroma

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Jobst Compression Stockings)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Morton's neuroma (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Symmetrel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol oil)
Type
Other
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lexapro)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Shoe lift)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Morton's neuroma (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Naprosyn)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(TENS Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

Data from patients with Morton's neuroma, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Morton's neuroma

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Jobst Compression Stockings)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Morton's neuroma (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Symmetrel)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol oil)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
nausea
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lexapro)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Shoe lift)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Morton's neuroma (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
weight gain
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Naprosyn)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(TENS Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with Morton's neuroma, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has Morton's neuroma on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 4
30s 13
40s 18
50s 38
60s 38
70+ 5
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 14
30-39 years 11
40-49 years 13
50-59 years 21
60-69 years 2
70+ years 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 19
Female 98

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 76
Not Diagnosed 5

These charts show data from Morton's neuroma patients who have completed their condition history
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