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Why Do I Still Feel Pain In My Foot After Having My Foot Amputated
Phantom Limb Pain: After amputation, nerves that were cut continue to send signals to the brain. The brain interprets these signals as pain in an extremity even if the extremity has been amputated. This normally resolves on its own over time. A pain management doctor may be able to help if the symptoms persist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chronic foot pain. Have an implanted neurostim and opana not working . Would amputation be helpful. I am pretty much bed bound. 45 and i was active.
Need more info: While intractable pain can be resolved by amputation, it's too extreme of a solution to recommend without more information. Where is your pain? Was it the result of an injury? What treatments have been attempted? Since there is no going back from amputation, you need to be sure all more benign therapies have been explored first. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Yes. These are phantom sensations or pain. They are very common soon after an amputation and can persist sometimes years after. Most often they die down with time. People who had a lot of pain just prior to the amputation are more likely to experience phantom pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
There is not : Sufficient information to even take a stab at this question. Please consider seeing your podiatrist for evaluation. Take care. ...Read more
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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends : One of the most common causes of heel pain is plantar fasciitis. A classic symptom for this problem is pain when first standing on the foot in the morning. This problem usually is self-limiting with stretching exercises and other modalities. I recommend an evaluation from a foot specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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Acro dance: Can be pretty hard on the feet. If you're having pain, it might not be from the acro-dancing, but the acro-dancing brought it out. (if you were a couch potato, your feet would feel fine.) i recommend you see a podiatrist and get evaluated and find out why you're having pain, and there may be a pad or device or strapping that you can use when acro-dancing. ...Read more
See a physician : While a diabetic patient is more at risk for amputation than a non-diabetic, there are some general things you can do to reduce the risk. Check your feet daily for any wounds, sores, blisters or irritation and have your feet examined on an at least annual basis by a physician. Have on your healthcare team a pcp, an endocrinologist if your diabetes requires it, a foot specialist and eye specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Plantar fasciitis: Most common pain will be due to plantarfascia inflammation. I don't know if by left side you mean in the arch or outside of the arch. If the pain is due to a sprain ie stepping off a curb, you may have pain in the cuboid bone which may be subluxed or out of position. The pain may require manipulation to reduce the position of the cubiod bone back and supportive inserts to prevent relapse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here is an X-ray of my foot- I have been having chronic foot pain. What could be wrong with my foot?
I'm getting foot pain along with numbness. My foot is also a little deformed but this pain is new, what to do?
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