Hello I am new on here, the joint in my big toe has been giving me pain for some time, last year I had a steroid injection which did help but now I get very sharp shooting pain in this toe, and my ankle on the same foot which has been swelling for some time is now painful whilst walking. I am 68 and In 2015 I had a heart attack and had some 2 stents put in and I am on the usual mix of heart medication and therefore I am reluctant to take more meds. However my pain is getting worse is there anything I can do that will help with the swelling and pain? Generally I am a very fit and active gym goer, glass half full kind of a person, eat a low fat diet but do drink alcohol in moderation, Any guidance would be much appreciated happy to consider all avenues. Thank you in advance.
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