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Throbbing Pain On Bottom Of Foot
What could cause deep stabbing and throbbing pain at the base of left calf muscle (inner leg), burning and radiating pain at base of Achilles extending around inside of left ankle and numbness in outer three toes on left foot?
Tarsal tunnel : Description sounds somewhat like tarsal tunnel syndrome which is an entrapped nerve in the ankle but could also be referred lumbar radiculopathy (pinched nerve in back) or just really bad tendinitis compressing the nerves of the lower leg. Sounds like an exam and some nerve conduction velocities would be helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heel spur on back of foot &below back of foot. Achilles tendinitis visible bump on the side opposite of the ankle. Been years. Pains unbearable. Help?
Sick Achilles.: Your comments sound like the findings of a previous x-ray exam. I'm not sure what is meant by "bump on the opposite side of the ankle". If it is in the Achilles tendon, then extreme pain, could make sense. It sounds as though there is something amiss with your Achilles tendon. It would make sense to immobilize the ankle, and begin non-weight bearing until tendon imaging studies can be performed ...Read more
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Jogger's foot?: Entrapment of the medial plantar nerve in the longitudinal arch can cause burning heel pain, aching in the arch, and deficient sensation in the sole of the foot behind the great toe. Long distance valgus running may cause such a disorder in a jogger and the condition usually responds to conservative measures. See a sport medicine specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ice and elevation : To help with your throbbing, the pain to the bottom and problem on the too are likely unrelated. I would suggest you seea foot doc for follow up. ...Read more
Pain started at bottom left foot near heel, now top foot left pain with calf and behind thr knee pain. No swelling, wear sandals, lots of standing?
Foot specialist?: Hard to say, but it could even be from improper fit of your shoes and the standing or both. I would be evaluated by a professional and not try to heal yourself, which could make things worse. ...Read more
What's causing the sharp shooting pain on the side/top of my big toe and up to my ankle? Side of toe feels numb and tingly.
Neuralgia: Could be local in the foot/ankle such as a pinched nerve, possibly secondary to shoes or exercise. Try avoiding anything tight on foot and rest. If there is pain elsewhere such as back or buttock, could be pinched nerve elsewhere. If not improving see primary physician for neurologic evaluation ...Read more
Wear and Tear.: Treating pain, especially in the foot, is always so much easier when the patient can actually put their finger tip on the exact spot of the pain. When the pain descriptions include "in the area of", then solving the problem needs more focus. A hands on exam would probably reveal a generalized arch pain consistent with the beginning of arthritis, ligament strain and tendonitis. Try supportive shoes ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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