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What causes pain in foot upon awakening?

What causes pain in foot upon awakening?

Many things!: Periostitis of the heel bone, plantar fasciitis, morton's neuroma, gout occurs in the morning, but attacks usually last longer than you are implying. Metatarsalgia from arthritis. I can go on longer. See a rheumatology specialist, or a podiatrist, or orthopedic surgeon. Diagnose first, treat second. Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. Bernard Seif
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Pain in foot and swelling ?

Pain in foot and swelling ?

Possible blood clot: This is a tough one. If its just one foot, first thing i would rule out is a dvt, or deep venous thrombosis. Other conditions to consider are infections, chf, vascular insufficiency, and kidney disease. Either case you need to be evaluated asap. ...Read more

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Pain in foot while bending upwards, what could be wrong?

Pain in foot while bending upwards, what could be wrong?

Limited motion: If you have pain upon dorsiflexion of the foot, ether are a numbers of possible reasons. Limited ankle joint range of motion is the first reason. Tight achilles tendon, and posterior muslcle group (gastroc-soleus) is another. Tight pantar fascia, or tight muscle groups within the foot (intrinsic). Stretching exercises can help tremendously try some yoga. ...Read more

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Someone I know has pain in foot/ankle?

Someone I know has pain in foot/ankle?

Where? How long?: Not enough information! Is the pain a result of an injury or accident? Is the pain getting worse daily? Where specifically is it located and what makes it better/worse? These are all questions they will be asked when they are seen by a medical professional in person! ...Read more

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I have pain in foot from a condition called mortons neuroma?

I have pain in foot from a condition called mortons neuroma?

Neuroma: Morton's neuroma is a term used for the scar tissue formed around the nerve branch between the 3rd and 4th metatarsal with boney enlargement and or pronation scar tissue is placed around the nerve usually resulting in pain. ...Read more

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Prickly pain in foot and fractured pelvis, what to do?

Prickly pain in foot and fractured pelvis, what to do?

See your doctor: You may be getting pressure on the nerve and creating the pain in the foot ...Read more

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Pain in foot after running. Help?

Pain in foot after running. Help?

Dr.: If the problem is chronic, go see a dr., better if a foot doctor (podiatrist.) in the long "run, " i would soak in ice, and also see if i possibly need a different style or brand of running shoe. You may need orthotics. ...Read more

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What can be done about pain in foot arches ?

What can be done about pain in foot arches ?

See a podiatrist: A good examination, and x-rays can sort out if the diagnosis is plantar fasciitis, achilles tendinitis, bursitis, arthritis or injury such as a stress fracture. Your treatment options may differ based on the diagnosis, so seeing a podiatrist is important. ...Read more

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What could be causing joint pain in foot?

What could be causing joint pain in foot?

Too vague: Please reask maybe tell us which joint you are talking about. ...Read more

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Severe pain in foot after top half of treadmill was dropped on my foot?

Severe pain in foot after top half of treadmill was dropped on my foot?

Ice it: and get an x-ray to make sure you didn't break anything ...Read more

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Sharp pain in foot whenever iistep on heel. What could be wrong? Could it be a spur?

Sharp pain in foot whenever iistep on heel. What could be wrong? Could it be a spur?

Heel pain: Most common cause is plantar fascitis which can be treated by ice, stretching , rest, injections, NSAID but i find orthotics help by taking the weight off the area. ...Read more

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My father has got pain in foot and as per report 5th spine is slightly reduced.He is 65.Can u recommend any exercise or medicine?

My father has got pain in foot and as per report 5th spine is slightly reduced.He is 65.Can u recommend any exercise or medicine?

Conservative care: For most spine conditions, initial conservative treatment such as physical therapy (including strengthening and stretching) and anti-inflammatory medications is indicated. It would also be reasonable to try massage, ice or heat, or over the counter creams such as aspercreme or capsaicin creme. If your symptoms do not improve, see a physician to discuss further treatment options. ...Read more

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Pain in foot, worse with use. Had for months. Not improving Sharp pain if side outside of foot pressed. aching all time now. What could be wrong ?

Needs evaluation: I have found that there is usually a primary location of injury/inflammation. Many times we will favor the area and shift our weight. It seems that the outside of the foot ends up bearing weight causing pain there. I am imagining your primary pain to be near the ball of the foot. This can be the result a stress fracture or even perhaps a Morton's neuroma. The squeezing pain points to neuroma ...Read more

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Getting severe pain in foot/toes when pain comes my entire foot turns inward. After pain is gone foot goes back to normal but toes are still slanted ?

Cramps?: Sounds like cramps. You may need some labs to make sure your electrolytes are normal and also check for any underlying medical conditions. In the mean time, as long as you don't have a chronic disease that requires fluid restriction, increase your fluid intake with non-caffeinated and non-sugary drinks. Also fruits and vegetables rich in potassium such as banana might help. See your PCP. ...Read more

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What can cause stabbing sharp pain in foot sole and toes?

What can cause stabbing sharp pain in foot sole and toes?

Possibilities: Plantar fasciitis with nerve impingementor tarsal tunnel are most likely causes. Try more supportive shoes, stretching and ice/heat. If persistent, see podiatrist. ...Read more

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Any explanation for why i get a burning pain in foot when i jump?

Any explanation for why i get a burning pain in foot when i jump?

See below: You may be landing on the front of the foot where the nerve can be irritated by direct pressure. ...Read more

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Can you tell me reasons why i get a burning pain in foot when i jump?

Complex answer: Foot pain when you jump can be due to may reasons. Most common will be some overuse of the muscles or tendons. You can also have stress fracture or have a pinched nerve tendonitis all of which can lead to pain. Also depends on where the pain is located in the foot. Of course if you hurt yoursel like a slip and fall, you can also have broken bones. So you can see there are many reason for foot pain. ...Read more

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What could be the reason for pain in foot heel? Could there be calcium built up in there?

Heel Pain: The two most common reasons for heel pain are plantar fasciitis and a bone spur. Your podiatrist can sort this out for you. ...Read more

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I'm 28 year old woman with tingling and pain in foot and toenails are white and blue and purple?

I'm 28 year old woman with tingling and pain in foot and toenails are white and blue and purple?

Be seen : It would certainly be wise to be seen, there are multiple potential causes. The most important to rule out would probably be any vascular insufficiency. An exam alone would likely go a long way in making the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Pain in foot and leg that's goes up to my knees starting to get severe. Any suggestions as to what this could be?

Two thoughts: It can start in the foot as plantar fascitis and change the way you walk to give the leg pain. Plantar fascitis iscaused by over streatching of the foot suspensory ligaments. Go see a podiatrist. You can also have these symptoms as referred pain from your back. This seems less likely at your age. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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