No, enchondroma is not usually painful. Most people with this noncancerous cartilage tumor in their foot don’t experience any symptoms. Usually, the benign growth is only discovered after an X-ray has been taken for another injury, like a fracture.
However, if you’re experiencing pain, contact us right away. We’ll need to know if it happens during a period of rest or if it starts at night and wont’ go away—this can be concerning. Pain from activity isn’t as much cause for concern. To ensure that the tumor isn’t cancerous or aggressive, we will take a look at your bone through an X-ray.
If you’ve tried many treatments for foot pain with no relief, you might be asking yourself “What is this pain in my foot?” Harvey R. Danciger, DPM, can answer that question for you. Call our office in Palm Desert, CA, today by dialing (760) 568-0108. You can also reach us online.