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I have been given Endep for my sore foot. Dr tells me pain coming from back. How long before pain goes away?

I have been given Endep for my sore foot. Dr tells me pain coming from back. How long before pain goes away?

Other treatments.: Foot pain secondary to back problems is common. The medication you are on would not be the first treatment of choice, so I'm assuming you have had other treatments. If not, perhaps a second opinion is in order. ...Read more

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Started on10mg of endep last night for my sore foot. increase to 25mg in a few days. Feel so drowsy and nauseous, will this go away or do i give up?

Started on10mg of endep last night for my sore foot. increase to 25mg in a few days. Feel so drowsy and nauseous, will this go away or do i give up?

Endep: Endep(amitriptyline) is also used to treat depression as well as neuropathy pain and when first starting it, it may cause sluggishness or drowsiness. This generally wears off after a week or so. I would assume that the mild nausea would also gradually subside. ...Read more

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I'm told sore foot and toes are from pinched nerve in back. Should l get second opinion from podiatrist. Would podiastrist be able to help problems?

I'm told sore foot and toes are from pinched nerve in back. Should l get second opinion from podiatrist. Would podiastrist be able to help problems?

Evaluation.: There is a host of conditions that can be responsible for both sore toes and sore feet. A pinched nerve would not be at the top of the list, but it is certainly a consideration. A more complete history and assessment are needed to isolate the true problem. if the symptoms are indeed due to a back problem, most specialists should be able to make the call. ...Read more

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Is there hope for my sore foot? I have small fibre neuropathy and a trapped nerve in back. Which 1 causing pain.On endep

Is there hope for my sore foot? I have small fibre neuropathy  and a trapped nerve in back. Which 1 causing pain.On endep

Need more info: There is hope. You need to see a neurologist and an orthopedic surgeon. A through exam by these two medical specialists will delineate the source of your problem Your complaint is not uncommon. ...Read more

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Does anxiety and depression cause foot pain?

Does anxiety and depression cause foot pain?

Sure, but...: Anxiety can cause pain in any part of the body. Depression also can cause pain anywhere. Of course, lots of other disorders can cause pain. Therefore, one's primary care doctor and a Podiatrist, Rheumatologist, or Orthopedic doctor can evaluate to see what the cause or causes of the foot pain could be. Normal activities such as walking or running can also cause foot pain. It's a common symptom. ...Read more

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Can prolonged stress and anxiety cause foot pain/spasms?

Can prolonged stress and anxiety cause foot pain/spasms?

It's reaching.: I suppose anything is possible, but stress and anxiety would not be my first, second or even third condition for consideration. ...Read more

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Is back surgery for a trapped nerve dangerous. Will my foot pain go away. I have a chronic damaged s1and s2 nerve. Foot hurts when standing?

Is back surgery for a trapped nerve dangerous. Will my foot pain go away. I have a chronic damaged s1and s2 nerve. Foot hurts when standing?

Back surgery: There is risk with all surgery and certainly true when surgery is performed near your spinal nerves. The decision to move forward with surgery should only come after extensive discussion with your neurosurgeon, clearly outlining risks versus potential benefits. When the risk not having surgery becomes greater than risk of the surgery itself, it is time to move forward. ...Read more

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I am experiencing heel pain, foot weakness and foot pain, especially in my instep i dont 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 dont 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

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What causes rid if soreness on the balls of your feet?

What causes rid if soreness on the balls of your feet?

NEED FOR CUSHION!: Most shoes aren't always what is bad, usually it's the crummy insoles they come with! there are many possibe reasons that you may have callouses on the foot, but try cushioning arch supports like spenco polysorb cross-trainers(http://www.Spenco.Com/products/footcare/poly-sorb). If these don't help, see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Sore foot from driving?

Sore foot from driving?

See below: It would be best to know the location of the pain. Most times pain of the foot from driving is due to holding the foot in one position so the muscles cramp. Sometimes tihe back of the heel hurts where it hits the floor. Try to rotate and stretch your foot occassionally. ...Read more

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What causes a sore on bottom of foot?

What causes a sore on bottom of foot?

Ulceration: There are many reasons for wounds on the feet. They can be related to pressure, vascular, diabetes, skin cancers, other skin disorders, and many more. It is important to have these evaluated by a qualified foot and ankle specialist or wound care clinic. ...Read more

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Why would the ball of my foot be sore ?

Why would the ball of my foot be sore ?

Possibilities: Depending on the exact location, it could be capsulits (inflamed joint), sesamoiditis, or a stress fracture of a metatarsal. If rest doesn't help, see a podiatrist for an examination and x-rays.M. ...Read more

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I have a sore on my foot that won't heal?

I have a sore on my foot that won't heal?

Foot sore: Please do not ignore. See a physician asap. Get checked for diabetes, poor circulation in feet or nerve damage. If ignored may lead to loss of limb. ...Read more

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My foot is sore and tender. What could it be?

My foot is sore and tender. What could it be?

Foot soreness : There are many possibilities it depends on where its sore. I would see a podiatrist. Gout , infection, fracture, tendonitis, bunion, hammertoe, neuromas, ganglions, stress fractures, ingrowns, tailors bunions, heel spurs , plantar fascitis, arthritis most common problems that cause sore and tender foot. ...Read more

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Why my feet are swollen, hot, and feel sore?

Why my feet are swollen, hot, and feel sore?

Many possibilities: You need to be examined. If you have fever, you need to be seen sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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Are my sore aching burning feet related to my back problems?

Are my sore aching burning feet related to my back problems?

Sore feet: Many foot conditions can be related to back problems. Please seek a consultation with a neurologist/neurosurgeon and finally a podiatrist, if your back is not the cause of the problem. ...Read more

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Are there any ointment you recommend for sore tendons in my foot?

Are there any ointment you recommend for sore tendons in my foot?

Mineral ice: Ben-gay all usually feel good for sore muscles.....Epsom salt baths help. Massage is useful as well. Consider an antiinflammatory medication like Motrin or alleve if no contraindication. ...Read more

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Should my foot still be sore 6 months after breaking 4&5 metatarsal?

Should my foot still be sore 6 months after breaking 4&5 metatarsal?

Pain: Yes your foot can still be sore at times. But if pain is intense you need to have another x-ray taken and re-evaluation of the fracture site by a podiatrist. Furether tratment could be indicated. ...Read more

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