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Metacarpals In The Foot
Would pain under the bony knob of the inside of the left ankle and pain in the bend of the left ankle/foot be from posterior tibial tendonitis?
I have pain on the top of my left foot in the muscle areas of the foot toward the small toe about half of the foot
Like : Like with no many questions asked here, there is too little information to give you a proper answer or guide you in the right direction. How long has this pain been present? Was there an injury? Did it start suddenly or slowly? Is there redness, heat, swelling? Have you tried taking anything, and if so, what, and did it help? So either re-post your question with more detail if you like, or do the obvious, which is visit your friendly podiatrist, where you're more likely to get a much better idea of what's going on down there than you ever possibly could here in avvo-land. ...Read more
Are the medial/lateral tarsal, dorsal metatarsal, anterial tibial and arcuate, the only arteries on the front of the leg and foot?
VASCULATURE: Sounds like a question for school. Anyway, here goes: ant. tibial, dorsalis pedis, perforating peroneal, ant. lat. malleolar, ant. med. malleolar, lateral tarsal, arcuate, 1st prox. perforating, dorsal metatarsal, dorsal digital, medial tarsal. Hope that's all. Sincerely, Dr. Latva ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bones below the big: The normal sesamoid bones are two bonus to that are below the first metatarsal head below the big toe joint and they are in both feet. There are other accessory bones that are called the sesamoid in different parts of the foot. One is behind the outside of your foot. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: This can't help. Bones normally heal best when they are kept perfectly still. ...Read more
Tophaceous Gout: Gout can occur in just about any soft tissue in the body. The accumulation of uric acid crystals in the soft tissue forms nodules or masses called tophi. The singular of tophi is tophus or stone. These can become quite large and disfiguring. They can rupture through the skin and destroy not only soft tissue but joints. Tophi formation is the result of chronic high levels of uric acid in the blood. ...Read more
I have pain in the bottom of my foot right below the big toe and before the arch of the foot it radiates to the 2&3 metatarsal .
Many possibilities: Your pain could due to trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis, inflammation), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), poor circulation, musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and different neurologic conditions (neuropathy). A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. The treatment varies depending on the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sharp pain in the right foot in the joint where small toe connects to the foot. X-ray shows something sticking out of the bone side view only?
What could pain in the foot running along the second from the outer metatarsal in the foot mean, when it is weight bearing?
Metatarsal pain: Pain in the ball of your foot is most often mechanical, meaning the way your foot hits the ground. Your third metatarsal, as you have described it, may become inflamed due to pronation. The result can be a painful joint, stress fracture, bursitis, tendonitis, and possibly even a neuroma (pinched nerve). You should see a podiatrist for treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor: You should let your doctor know you are having pain. He/she can examine you and possibly run tests to find out the cause. ...Read more
Index finger sweeling problem several days ago, my right hand index finger swelled up in the area of distal phalanx. Swelling occurred in soft tissue above distal phalanx on the palm side, closer to joint between distal and middle phalanxes than to the tu
I : I wonder if you had bleeding from a small blood vessel. If a small blood vessel tore, it would cause bleeding and discoloration. It sounds like there was no injury that you recall, which makes it very unusual to have the swelling or the tear in the blood vessel. If you have this happen again or see bruising or discoloration, you should be seen and evaluated, or of course if you had any signs of infection in your hand. ...Read more