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What should i do when a diabetic foot is in pain?

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Dr. Ernest Isaacson
Podiatry 21 years experience
See a doctor!: Could be due to diabetic neuropathy, or numbness in the feet due to diabetes which often starts out painful. If your feet are already numb and you are having breakthrough pain it could be something more serious and should be seen by a podiatrist asap.
Dr. Wenjay Sung
Podiatry 14 years experience
Call your doctor: See your physician. Although its not an emergency, it's still a serious issue that can result in problems such as charcot foot, wounds/ sores, infection, etc.
Dr. Libby Putnam
Podiatry 12 years experience
See your podiatrist.: Whenever you have pain, it's your body's way of telling you there is something wrong, whether it's a wound, trauma, or misbehaving nerves. Ask your doctor what the cause is, and what can be done about it.
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
Podiatry 38 years experience
Diabetic: Pain could be caused by many different things like neuropathy, pad or peripheral artery disease. Recommend you see specialist asap.

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Pain: Plantar fascia or heel bruise common. A trial of a heel cup or arch support would be a good first step. If persistent visit with podiatrist best idea.

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