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Pain in back of foot now radiating up leg & swelling No injury?

Pain in back of foot now radiating up leg & swelling No injury?

Differential : Diagnosis would include achilles tendonopathy, post tibial tendonopathy, post tibial neuritis, clot in leg Without examine you the first concern would be a clot in the leg particularly if here is swelling or pain in the calf region. If pain is not there I would not worry as much for a clot and then can move on with he eat of the differential... ...Read more

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Dr. Creighton Wright
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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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Leg pain. Began w/pressure in shin. Spread to stiff/pain ankle+ hip & difficulty bearing weight/weakness & foot coldness.No recent injury.Suggestions?

Leg pain. Began w/pressure in shin. Spread to stiff/pain ankle+ hip & difficulty bearing weight/weakness & foot coldness.No recent injury.Suggestions?

Time for eval: With those symptoms and rapid progression, you should be seen by a physician very soon for an exam and hopeful diagnosis. Nerve pain, infection, systemic inflammation are possibilities. ...Read more

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24yoathlete.Sharp knee pain with ankle eversion+push off during walking. No swelling. Ext=no pain Flex=end range pain.No traumatic event.worsening?

24yoathlete.Sharp knee pain with ankle eversion+push off during walking. No swelling. Ext=no pain Flex=end range pain.No traumatic event.worsening?

Tendinitis of FDL/TA: Where I ur knee is the pain? If it is towards the bk, it sounds like u cd have strained the Flexor Digitorum Longus (FDL) tendon which runs from behind the knee to the medial (inner) part of the mid foot. If the pain is in the front, u cd have strained the tibialis anterior (TA) tendon instead, also known as "runner's knee" or "shin splints". Ice the area & rest; if not better in 2 wks, TTYD. GL. ...Read more

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Extreme quadricep pain, painful weight bearing & causing knee to buckle.no injury or bruising could I have torn it? Hx of random sprains w/o injury

Extreme quadricep pain, painful weight bearing & causing knee to buckle.no injury or bruising could I have torn it? Hx of random sprains w/o injury

Quad tendon tear: Spontaneous or low impact quad tendon tear is more common in middle aged men than young women, but should have an exam and MRI to be sure. Can you straighten out your knee against gravity? Are you a runner or soccer player as quad dysfunction is common in female athletes. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in lt calf sudden pain no redness or swelling?

Sharp   pain in lt calf sudden pain no redness or  swelling?

Muscle cramps: This is commonly known as Charlie horse. It occur due to fatigue of the muscles. It can also occur in the unconditioned athlete. If that happens to you again you can stop what you're doing massage the muscle apply either hot or cold compress. You can also do some stretching of the muscle. If the problem continues visit your PCP for further evaluationyou may need to have your calcium an ...Read more

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Gradually worsening pain when walking on the lateral side of foot. Slight swelling over the cuboid. Play soccer but no recent specific injury occurred?

Gradually worsening pain when walking on the lateral side of foot. Slight swelling over the cuboid. Play soccer but no recent specific injury occurred?

Get evaluated: I suggest you see a Podiatrist for an evaluation. A few possibilities can include bruising from a tackle, tendonitis, stress fracture. Don't ignore the pain as it can side line you for a while. ...Read more

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Sudden extreme pain in pinky finger joint where it connects to hand. No injury.

Sudden extreme pain in pinky finger joint where it connects to hand.  No injury.

See your doctor: The symptoms you describe can be due to tendonitis (trigger finger), arthritis and nerve irritation, among others. Be sure to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Sudden left knee pain with no injury or swelling. What could be wrong?

Sudden left knee pain with no injury or swelling. What could be wrong?

Several things: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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I have blunt pain in forearm, no physical injury.?

I have blunt pain in forearm, no physical injury.?

Not enough info.: Depends on how long you have this pain and what brings it on. Unlikely to be serious ...Read more

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Sudden localized right leg pain. Slight worsening. No injury. Very tender and painful when walking. Is this serious?

Sudden localized right leg pain. Slight worsening. No injury. Very tender and painful when walking. Is this serious?

Likely muscle: What where the circumstances when the pain started? Anything palpable? Any leg swelling? If pain feels only when walking it's most likely muscular/tendon/ligament in origin. Where exactly right leg? Is it around a joint? Usually rest suffices for minor muscle aches. If the pain persists over a couple of days would suggest seeing your physician. ...Read more

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Pain behind knee outerside, pain shooting butt to foot, burning from knee down, foot arch pain. Bad pain behind knee a few days ago after suddenmotion?

Pain behind knee outerside, pain shooting butt to foot, burning from knee down, foot arch pain. Bad pain behind knee a few days ago after suddenmotion?

Shooting pain: sounds like "sciatica" could be due to a lumbar disc pressing on the nerve to detect this will need CT SCAN or MRI , the other possible cause is called piriformis syndrome usually after certain type of exercises stretching to far of lifting ...Read more

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11y.o. Female Intermittent pain to R knee X 1 year. "Hurts behind kneecap". No edema, redness or point tenderness, no known injury. Softball&cheer?

Not uncommon: Patellofemoral pain is not uncommon in young athletic children. Likely related to repetitive use from jumping, etc. Manage based on symptoms as you are. Avoid activities that make it worse. Warm up well. Stretch. Stretch again after activities ...Read more

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7y/o boy severe pain in 1thigh, can't bear weight w/o severe pain. No injury, no bruising. Area not tender. Can't lift leg w/o pain. Causes?

Pain: Let me reinterate. You child needs to be seen asap to be evaluated for a variety of possibilities such as legg perthes disease, infection or possible tumor. ...Read more

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Pain in right middle fingertip+ nail. No injuries, discoloration or disfigurement.More pain with cold/heat, less with NSAIDs. Ideas? Sudden pain

Pain in right middle fingertip+ nail. No injuries, discoloration or disfigurement.More pain with cold/heat, less with NSAIDs. Ideas? Sudden pain

Trauma?: This sounds an injury( probably occurred 1-2 days earlier) which may not be noted by you since it is helped by NSAID. However if the problem fails to improve in another week, check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Pain in right foot worse when standing or walking randomly go numb. Possible stress fracture? Pain dul throbbing cant bare much weight no trauma occur

Pain in right foot worse when standing or walking randomly go numb. Possible stress fracture? Pain dul throbbing cant bare much weight no trauma occur

Yes : Yes, a stress fracture can cause similar symptoms as can other potential causes. I would not hesitate to be seen, an exam and appropriate studies can determine the cause. ...Read more

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No injury to back or feet! Having severe foot pain on one foot and numb big toe on the other! It hurts on my back to. What should I do to help?

No injury to back or feet! Having severe foot pain on one foot and numb big toe on the other! It hurts on my back to. What should I do to help?

BACK/FOOT RELATED?: You're young, but you can still have back problems. Maybe a job with lots of lifting, carrying children can add stress to the back. You don't need an actual injury. There is a large nerve coming out of your back, getting smaller and smaller until it ends in your toes. So, I would start with your back. An orthopedist specializing in spine/back problems, a neurosurgeon, or a chiropractor can help. ...Read more

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I recently had foot pain on back of right foot. That is better but now ankle of left foot has pain at times at area of old injury. Ice & rest helps.

I recently had foot pain on back of right foot.  That is better but now ankle of left foot has pain at times at area of old injury. Ice & rest helps.

Inflammation: You seem to have inflammation in the soft tissue structures of your feet/ankles. It could be a mechanical problem like depressed arches of the feet. It could also be conditions like gout or autoimmune disorders that are more serious. You have mentioned doing PT and MRI. In think you should see a rheumatologist sego can diagnose and treat these conditions. ...Read more

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Sharp foot pain on the outside of foot about 1 1/2 inches away from pinky toe. Do not remember any injury. Worse in the morning. Doesn't seem swollen ?

Sharp foot pain on the outside of foot about 1 1/2 inches away from pinky toe. Do not remember any injury. Worse in the morning. Doesn't seem swollen
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Sounds like a tailor: bunion. It is caused by improper footwear. It is at the base of the little toe. Usually we see this in people with a"splay foot". This means when your foot hits the ground the forefoot widens. Have 2 look for this barefooted. If dress shoes & heelx make it more sore that is most likely the problem. ...Read more

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No injury. Have outer ankle/foot pain for > 3 weeks no swelling/bruiseing antinflammatories & icing but pain is worse. Clean xrays, dr gave no cause.

No injury. Have outer ankle/foot pain for > 3 weeks no swelling/bruiseing antinflammatories & icing but pain is worse. Clean xrays, dr gave no cause.

I'm Freezing: After three weeks and your foot has no swelling or bruising. Unless you are trying to freeze something back to normal , I would stop the ice. Try heat and if no better, you need to get a second opinion ...Read more

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I have knee, calf and foot pain with no trauma or injury to my leg. Onset was sudde My leg feels heavy as if I were wearing ankle weights.

Immediate Care....: You might be a great candidate for the formation of a clot in your leg. No injury is needed and the symptoms can vary. Whenever the calf is involved, your safest bet is to have it checked out asap. A failure to identify and treat this possibility could be disastrous. ...Read more

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Can resting sprained ankle/no rehab and limping for months after the injury cause achilles tightness and bottom of foot pain(metatarsalgia, plantar f)?

Compensation....: Limping for months, with or without pain, can cause a change in the mechanics of your normal walk. This is known as compensatory change or compensation. As the body compensates, you can expect that new problems such as muscle tightness and weight shifting will develop. Treating these new symptoms can be even more challenging than treating the original ones. A Healthtap specialist can help. ...Read more

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What can cause foot pain?

Many things: Trauma, biomechanical problem, infection, arthritity, neuropathy and poor circulation are some. Too many to mention. If a perstent problem, see podiatrist. ...Read more

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What remedies for foot pain?

What remedies for foot pain?

Many: More information is needed about the pain to be able to give suggestions about how to help it. ...Read more

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How can you treat a foot pain?

See a podiatrist: A podiatrist or foot and ankle specialist will examine the foot, take x rays if necessary, and treat your foot pain. ...Read more

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Couldsomeone advise on foot pain?

Couldsomeone advise on foot pain?

Don't live with it!: Foot pain is not normal! many american's think that their feet are supposed to hurt. Foot pain can be due to a number of conditions. Like folks say when your feet hurt you hurt all over. Make sure you are wearing a good supportive shoe, if you need additional cushion try a spenco insole. If this does not help see your podiatrist. ...Read more

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What can cause chronic foot pain?

What can cause chronic foot pain?

Podiatrist eval: There are many possible causes of foot pain. Plantar fasciitis is a common cause which leads to pain in the bottom of the heel which may present when you first stand up. See your friendly podiatrist to see what the cause of your pain is. ...Read more

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What can cause constant foot pain?

Many things: Injury, infection, inflammatory condition and neuropathic conditions are some. ...Read more

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What do you recommend for foot pain?

Depends: It is important to try to figure out why you have foot pain. If you are not a diabetic and have related neuropathy, it may be something as simple as improper foot wear. ...Read more

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What to do about very bad foot pain?

What to do about very bad foot pain?

Get some help: Visit a podiatrist immediately! having "very bad foot pain" is not normal nor acceptable particularly at age 25! good luck.. ...Read more

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What can you do to relieve foot pain?

Soaking & padding: General foot pain is difficult to heal. Soaks and padding is ideal. Over the counter mentholated products can be of some help. ...Read more

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Foot pain after.sitting for a minute?

Foot pain after.sitting for a minute?

Need more info: Where does the foot hurt? What does the pain feel like? Does it linger does it travel? The more info you tell us the better we can help... ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Foot Pain (Definition)

Any abnormal sensation which occurs with normal use and ...Read more