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Why do palms and balls of feet hurt on awakening. No diabetes?

Why do palms and balls of feet hurt on awakening. No diabetes?

Palm & sole pain: These are very unusual symptorms and may represent a drug reaction or allergic response. Other rare forms are neuropathy. If you have excluded diabetes, I have heard that lyme disease may be another possibilty that may require evaluation. An EMG may provide some information. Vascular/autoimmune causes will need to be examined. ...Read more

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Any abnormal sensation which occurs with normal use and ...Read more


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Every morning I wake and my feet hurt, why?

Every morning I wake and my feet hurt, why?

Early to rise Pain.: There are some conditions that have been attributed to painful feet in the morning. Because these conditions have different causes and affect different areas of the feet, it would be best to seek the opinion of a either a rheumatologist, orthopedic surgeon or podiatrist. ...Read more

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Why do bottom of my feet hurt after I get up in the morning or sitting?

Why do bottom of my feet hurt after I get up in the morning or sitting?

Multiple things...: You will need a physical exam to be sure. However, it sounds like you may have plantar fasciitis which is inflammation or iiritation of your plantar fascia. After sitting for a while or after a long sleep, this gets tighter, so it hurts more when you first get up. Get assessed, but until then, put a golf ball in the freezer and when it is hurting, massage bottom of foot with it unless neuropathic. ...Read more

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Why do the sides of my feet hurt all the time? Especially in the morning?

Why do the sides of my feet hurt all the time? Especially in the morning?

Vague description: Need more information. Can be tendonitis, nerve pathology, biomechanical problem or even condition affecting back. ...Read more

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What are some possible reasons that my feet hurt when I wake up every morning?

What are some possible reasons that my feet hurt when I wake up every morning?

Many possibilities: Could you provide a little more information about where your foot hurts? Common complaints of pain in the foot may indicate plantar fasciitis, metatarsalgia, stress fracture, morton's neuroma, tendonitis, etc. To start things off i'd recommend rice. You may also wish to try a different pair of shoes, and an otc anti-inflammatory (if you don't have any contraindications) ...Read more

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Why do my feet hurt and feel swollen when I get up in the morning?

It would be helpful: If you state specifically where they hurt. The swelling part is a bit of a concern as swelling in the morning is not as common as swelling say in the evening. If you were laying down for most of the night then usually swelling is limited in the morning.
So does it feel swollen or is it actually swollen? Common morning type foot pain conditions include plantar fascitiis.. ...Read more

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Sole of my feet or bottom of feet hurt at night & morning. They both hurt, but mostly on the left. This is when I step.

Varies: There are a number of possible causes. Plantar fasciitis is one of the more common causes. The plantar fascia supports the arch of the foot and inserts on the heel. When it gets inflamed or contracted it can cause pain and difficulty walking. Don't hesitate to be seen. ...Read more

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The heels of my feet hurt really bad. Even when I first get up in the morning & out of my bed, they hurt. What is this pain? What could I do to fix it

The heels of my feet hurt really bad. Even when I first get up in the morning & out of my bed, they hurt. What is this pain? What could I do to fix it

Plantar Fasciitis: It is worse in people with high arches and those who wear poor shoes and those who go bear foot. Anti-inflamatories, ice, stretches, arch supports, never going bare foot are some of the things that help. See your doctor or a Podiatrist for help. ...Read more

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Foot pain on the outside edge of my left foot. Hurts to stand on it when I wake up in the morning or when I am on my feet for sometime.?

Could be: Tendonitis of the peroneus brevis or peroneus tertius tendons. A podiatrist visit is recommended for confirmation and treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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My legs and feet hurt when I get up after sitting for a while, worse first thing in morning?

My legs and feet hurt when I get up after sitting for a while, worse first thing in morning?

Pain: Pain as you describe sounds similar to osteoarthritis with maybe some plantar fasciitis. I would recommend further evaluation. ...Read more

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My feet hurt all over. When I get up in the morning I can't walk on them. Now my ankles are swollen.?

My feet hurt all over. When I get up in the morning I can't walk on them. Now my ankles are swollen.?

Arthritic changes: Probable cause is morning stiffness in ankles/feet. I don't know your age but that would be helpful. Walking or moving around especially in the morning should ease symptoms. Xrays would be helpful to assist in diagnosis. ...Read more

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When I first walk in morning after getting out of bed my feet hurt til I start walking a little then their fine?

Several causes: Foot pain in am may be: plantar fasciits (heel pain), metatarsalgia ('ball of foot pain') or osteoarthritis (all over pain)
it is best to get seen by primary doctor or podiatrist for a diagnosis. Until then otc orthotics may help. ...Read more

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Why do the bottom sides if my feet hurt? They hurt all the time, especially in the morning and better without shoes. What is causing this?

Why do the bottom sides if my feet hurt? They hurt all the time, especially in the morning and better without shoes. What is causing this?

Inflammation: One of the major cause for heel pain is plantar fasciitis. This causes pain to the bottom medial aspect of your foot. Pain in the morning comes from inactivity in which the ligament on your heel becomes tight and inflamed when standing for long periods of time. Stretching and icing are the great treatments.. If pain continues seek a podiatrist in your area. ...Read more

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Why would the palms of my hands and the bottom of my feet hurt when I wake up in the morning?

Why would the palms of my hands and the bottom of my feet hurt when I wake up in the morning?

There are lots of: Potential causes. On thought that comes to mind is to make sure you don't have diabetes. People with diabetes can have what is called neuropathy from deposition of the sugar onto the nerves and its resultant damage. Best to get a full physical exam and routine labs with your internist. Good luck. ...Read more

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When I wake up in morning or sit for a long period of time. When I go to walk my feet hurt and it hurts to walki right away. Why is that?

Plantar fasciitis?: Pain in the heel or arch after periods of rest is a classical history for plantar fasciitis. Try ice and stretching in conjunction with anti-inflammatories like Motrin or alleve. If your symptoms don't subside see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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My feet hurt most of the time; it feels like I'm always standing on something hard in the middle of my foot. Myheel hurts and is sore in the morning. What should I do?

My feet hurt most of the time; it feels like I'm always standing on something hard in the middle of my foot. Myheel hurts and is sore in the morning. What should I do?

Plantar fasciitis: It hurts especially when arising from bed or out of a sitting position. It won't usually be cured until you receive some treatment form a physician. In the meantime, ice it, wear supportive footgear at all times and take some anti-inflammatory medication if you can tolerate it and it is safe for you. ...Read more

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The balls of my feet hurt all the time even when l am not standing on them?

The balls of my feet hurt all the time even when l am not standing on them?

Neuroma: Sounds like you have neuromas a scarring and enlargement of the common digital nerve in your forefoot area a series of anhydrous alcohol injections called sclerosing injections can rid you of your pain see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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The top of my feet hurt in the mornings after I get out of bed and also if I have been sitting for a while? Getting worse.

Feet Hurt: Read this: http://www. Medicinenet. Com/script/main/art. Asp? Articlekey=54042. There are many causes of foot pain, as the article describes, ranging from incorrect shoes to diabetes, and everything in between. Your feet tend to tighten up overnight and while sitting and need to be stretched (usually merely by walking around). You might want to make an appointment with a podiatrist. ...Read more

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The balls of my feet hurt when I walk. I don't know why. Never happened before. Can you shed some light on this and perhaps tell me what to do.?

The balls of my feet hurt when I walk. I don't know why. Never happened before. Can you shed some light on this and perhaps tell me what to do.?

Metatarsalgia: Sounds like metatarsalgia. There are many reasons why people get metatarsalgia pain. Fat pad atrophy, hammertoes, improper shoes, lack of arch support, overuse, caves foot type, etc... are some of the more common reasons. Hopefully its transient. A little rest and some anti inflammatories should help. If it persists visit your podiatrist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Balls of my feet hurt. What kind of insert or shoe do you recommend? Has to be a non slip shoe

Balls of my feet hurt. What kind of insert or shoe do you recommend? Has to be a non slip shoe

Metatarsal pad: An arch support with a metatarsal pad should help but I would see a podiatrist if you have burning or numbness in your toes. Ball of the foot pain can be a neuroma, irritation of the joints called metatarsalgia or a stress fracture. ...Read more

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My balls of both feet hurt from the wooden sandals I walked around in today. How do I make the swelling go down?

My balls of both feet hurt from the wooden sandals I walked around in today. How do I make the swelling go down?

Hurting feet: You should soak your feet in warm water, and take some Motrin or aleve, (naproxen) and do not wear wooden sandals again. ...Read more

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The balls of my feet hurt when I walk, also sometimes during the day while sitting. Should I get scholls gel inserts?

The balls of my feet hurt when I walk, also sometimes during the day while sitting. Should I get scholls gel inserts?

OTC arch support: Some patients do benefit from prefabricated orthotics. You may also consult with your podiatrist to find out why you have metatarsalgia. ...Read more

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Last night at freezing cold midnight we ran around the block barefoot and today the balls of my feet hurt badly and feel numb -- like they are asleep.?

Last night at freezing cold midnight we ran around the block barefoot and today the balls of my feet hurt badly and feel numb -- like they are asleep.?

Traumatic injury: You injured your nerves and the tissues in the bottom of your feet. They should recover in time. Minimize any further trauma and let your feet recover. Time heals...... ...Read more

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Ok so I'm a rower and my feet hurt every time I use a rowing machine but not in a boat. It hurts in the balls of my feet and along the arches?

Ok so I'm a rower and my feet hurt every time I use a rowing machine but not in a boat. It hurts in the balls of my feet and along the arches?

You would need to: Provide more info such as what do you wear on your feet when you are in the boat if anything vs the machine? Is their any difference? Also, what is the difference between the boat and the simulator in terms of how the feet are positioned? ...Read more

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What should I do about foot pain occurring only in the morning?

What should I do about foot pain occurring only in the morning?

Stretching: Need to stretch and do range of motion exercises before your feet hit the floor. ...Read more

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What could lead to my foot pain in the morning?

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 more

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What is causing my foot pain in the morning before I even walk?

What is causing my foot pain in the morning before I even walk?

Plantar fasciitis: Plantar fasciitis. It would be helpful to know whether or not you go to bed and have pain then also. ...Read more

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Have u ever seen a pt. With bilateral plantar foot pain, no morning pain, pain worse when standing then walking? How was pt diagnosed and treated?

Strained arch.: Plantar foot pain, generally, can arose from 3 areas. The ball, the arch or the heel. The arch has the largest surface area, and it's no surprise that it is also the area the patients complain about most. You symptoms are more than likely due to a strain on the soft tissue structures in the arch, namely the fascia. Since it is on both heels it is probably due to your shoes. Start with the shoes. ...Read more

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Sharp foot pain on the outside of foot about 1 1/2 inches away from pinky toe. Do not remember any injury. Worse in the morning. Doesn't seem swollen?

Sharp foot pain on the outside of foot about 1 1/2 inches away from pinky toe. Do not remember any injury. Worse in the morning. Doesn't seem swollen?

Sounds like a tailor: bunion. It is caused by improper footwear. It is at the base of the little toe. Usually we see this in people with a"splay foot". This means when your foot hits the ground the forefoot widens. Have 2 look for this barefooted. If dress shoes & heelx make it more sore that is most likely the problem. ...Read more

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I have foot pain on the outer part between my pinky toe and my heel and back to my ankle. Worse with rest. I wake up in the morning limping.

Possible tendonitis.: It sounds like you are describing the route of a tendon or two. Early morning pain or resting pain may describe an inflammation. You need to have the area examined and appropriate measures taken to change the direction this is heading. ...Read more

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I am experiencing heel pain, foot weakness and foot pain, especially in my instep I don't have gout or uric aci, normally pain in the morning.

I am experiencing heel pain, foot weakness and foot pain, especially in my instep I don't have gout or uric aci, normally pain in the morning.

Plantar fasciitis: This sounds like it could be plantar fasciitis. Try resting from any heavy running, pounding exercise, and roll your foot on a tennis ball every night while seated. Ibuprofen can help for inflammation. Avoid flip flops as well. ...Read more