A 28-year-old male asked about a 62-year-old female:
My mother has diabetes type 2 for 5 years. she is 61 years old.her measured avarage diabetes values are 160.why does she have foot pain by night ?
3 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Bowmananswered
40 years experience
Neuropathy: Most pain in foo with diabetics is due to diabetic neuropathy . Certain medications may help reduce the pain. See a podiatrist for help.
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Dr. Robert Duggananswered
39 years experience
Pain: Any number of reasons can give pain in feet at night. Diabetics reguardless of control can get neuropathy...Changes to the nerve function of the legs and hands. This can give a list of complaints, numbness, burning, cold. Ask your doctor, .
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Dr. Tariq Niazi commented
Orthopedic Surgery 45 years experience
Also at her age she might be developing a condition called Poserior Tibialis tendon dysfunction, which causes pain abd foot starts rolling/turning inwards. Get to see an Orthopod in Foot & Ankle speaciality or a podiatrist.
Apr 19, 2013
Dr. Payam Rafatanswered
Podiatry 24 years experience
Many possibilities: Cause of pain may include tight shoes, sprain, bursitis, fracture, contusion, neuritis, but of course there are a multitude of other possibilities. Thing that may help minimize your pain include: wearing shoes with a wider toe box, padding or stapping, oral nsaids. Get the feet inspected by a professional to determine the cause of the problem, as treatment varies depending on the diagnosis.
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Last updated May 19, 2016
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