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Achilles Tendon Painful Cyst
Tear: Aanytime there is a bump that is tender in the achillles area consider a partial tear and you would be at hiogh riskk for acute complete tear. Stop doing any jumping running, or stressing the Achilles and seek medical attention. A littl rest and treatment now will save six months of recovery later. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
I have a very weak Achilles tendon and is very painful, what exercises can I do to help strengthen it?
I have a sharp pain behind the Achilles tendon. The actual tendon does not feel sensative or painful to the touch. Pain when pointing ffoot?
When I stretch my achilles' tendon, which has tendonopathy. It feels like it is tearing! Is it tearing? It is painful! Should I stop stretching?
No: If the area has been treated and immobilized the pain and swelling should be receeding. ...Read more
An exam is needed!: There are a number of things. A painful lump on the tendon can range from a cyst to a calcification, or even the beginning of a rupture. There needs to be more info given. I will say that in view that it is on the achilles tendon (a very large tendon) and you are having pain, it needs to be looked at by a physician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
You may have:
An equinis deformity or contracted steer muscle group whether it be the Achilles' tendon or gastrocnemius muscle. I'm not sure if you wear high heels but high heels cause the Achilles to contract and so they are not particularly healthy for the tendon.
Eccentric excercises, stretching are good, you may need the help of a physical therapist. ...Read more
A nurse said I have badly pulled/sprained my Achilles tendon. It is really painful to walk on, she hasn't given me any crutches? Help?
See a podiatrist: There could be a partial tear in the tendon or associated structures. I love our nurses, but you should see a doctor on this one. ...Read more
8 wks P.O for tarsal tunnel. Recently between ankle&achilles tendon if slightly touched it is extremely painful dr told me to try heatbut what is it?
Varies: There are a number of reasons that a surgical area may be hypersensitive 8! weeks after surgery. It can be related to cutaneous nerves growing back in the area or sometimes the development of scar tissue. Heat increases blood flow to an area at the risk of increasing swelling. Cold can numb an area, but does little to decrease swelling if over 48 hrs post op and can decrease overall blood flow. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
??: Everyone perceives pain and injuries differently. These are both horribly painful, terrible injuries. If I had to guess I would say kneecap, but I know they are both very painful. ...Read more
I broke my foot 5th metatarsal 4 weeks ago, wearing boot, now sharp shooting pains in Achilles tendon? Very painful.
Fracture: The best action is to see your treating physician. I find many of my patients using cam walkers - regardless of the extent of instruction - using them incorrectly on follow up visits. This MAY explain your pain - but see your Doc for the help you need. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lump on Achilles tendon. Mri shows nothing but the lump is visable just looking at my foot. Drs r stumped! Very painful all the time. Any ideas?
My achilles tendon is painful (even at rest), red scabby bump formed, difficulty walking or carrying anything a little heavy. Shin splits. Depressed.
Achilles pain: Rest and see an orthopedic doctor and take some antiinflammatories for starters. ...Read more
You could: Achilles tendon rupture can result from an injury, and the degree of pain and disability depends on how extensive the tear is. Sometimes there is a palpable knot in the back or above the back of the heel, and bearing weight there is quite painful and/or difficult. See a doctor as soon as possible for a proper evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more