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    Portuguese Camino

    I walked from Porto to Santiago alone. Met several other women walking alone.too. it felt fine the while time to me. A wonderful trip.
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    Pontevedra. Torn muscle or tendon in ankle

    Thanks to everyone who responded . I managed the last few days and have now been home for a week. Diagnosed back home with severe tendonitis in both Achilles tendons. Walking as little as possible but that's tricky as I live on my own, also ibuprofen and arch supports and stretching exer
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    Pontevedra. Torn muscle or tendon in ankle

    Hi yes I went to a medical centre but the doctor didn't speak English and I can't speak Spanish ... I think he said rest, ice and ibuprofen. I tried to ask if walking would make it worse but neither of us understood
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    Pontevedra. Torn muscle or tendon in ankle

    Thanks for your reply. I have done ice compress and elevate and can rest today but have only 3 days left to reach Santiago and then my flight home! I hope I can do it ...
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    Pontevedra. Torn muscle or tendon in ankle

    Im in Pontevedra ... I seem to have torn a muscle or tendon in my ankle. I can barely walk now. Taking ibuprofen. Does anyone have any suggestions please?
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    Any cafes between Tui & o porrino

    Is there a cafe 1 - 2 hours out of tui?
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    Any cafes between Tui & o porrino

    Setting off early tomorrow motning from tui to o porrino. Are there any cafes on the way? Thanks
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    Blisters on soles of feet

    Thanks ... ... sorry for my short replies. Struggling with my phone as well! Not good at internet stuff ! I seem to be too late for pharmacies and too tired to search
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    Blisters on soles of feet

    Thanks .... using iodine with the tape. Will see if pharmacies are open now. I forgot it was Sunday tomorrow. Thank you for your caring messages
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    Blisters on soles of feet

    That makes sense. I 've bought tape and iodine but can't find the felt stuff to make donut ....
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    Thank you

    Thank you
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    Blisters on soles of feet

    That makes sense. I 've bought iodine and tape but can't find the felt stuff ....
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    Blisters on soles of feet

    No blisters when training. Now Distances are longer and walking everyday! Before this my shoes seemed perfect!
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    Blisters on soles of feet

    Oh yes I hadn't seen the donut part of this thread. It seemed to be missed out but I see it now.... Maybe I can show it to the pharmacist to explain what I need .... many thanks Thank you. I will try and find it in Portugal. Is it like micropore?
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    Blisters on soles of feet

    Thank you. I'll try and get some iodine. What is wrong with compeed? I heard it was supposed to be good ....
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