i was just getting some where and then!

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Aug 2012
8:41pm, 7 Aug 2012
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Shaun2000
i just felt i was getting some where with my running and i woke up yesterday morning with a swollen foot ans cant put my weight on it been to the drs and thye think it might be gout but have got to wait untill i get blood test results back it going to take ages before i can go out for a run again?
Aug 2012
12:38am, 14 Aug 2012
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icklevee
kow how you are feeling kinda there. back in April I was really flying and picking up the pace, and then bang, hurt my hip on a race. Carried on racing and training on it, but it suddenly got alot worse, injured my calf too, rested for ages, tried running again, in agony.

Ordered to not run/cycle for a month (I suspect thats the minimum time to allow inflammation to go down to xray hip). I am counting down the days and doing upper body strength training instead.

How long did they say until your results back?
Aug 2012
1:27am, 14 Aug 2012
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Dvorak
If it's gout, yes.

And if you try to run and "save" the foot, you'll probably injure something else (see above)
Aug 2012
1:32am, 14 Aug 2012
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icklevee
Thanks for the Dvorak - yes - I did get told at the time too, but thought cutting my mileage would work.........but maybe doing a number of races close together not long after (and advised by one who trained pros not to) didn't help my situ.

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