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What causes ball of foot pain and soreness running along the top of the foot? Ill-fitting shoes? Overuse? Sleeping w/feet tucked under covers?

What causes ball of foot pain and soreness running along the top of the foot? Ill-fitting shoes?  Overuse? Sleeping w/feet tucked under covers?

Many things: Ranging from injury, inadequate biomechanical suppport to infection or inflammatory condition. If this persists, see podiatrist. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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When sleeping I have a lot of foot pain why?

When sleeping I have a lot of foot pain why?

Neuropathy?: Foot pain due to peripheral neuropathy tends to get worse at night. Rls discomfort will be relieved by movement and is not present when walking. Neuropathic pain tends to get worse when standing or walking. Peripheral neuropathy is sometimes the first symptom of diabetes. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Foot pain + redness + occasional swelling, happens to both feet, happens randomly. Occurs during or after sleep. Pain lasts a few days then goes.?

Foot pain + redness + occasional swelling, happens to both feet, happens randomly.  Occurs during or after sleep.  Pain lasts a few days then goes.?

??Gout/??infection: Sounds more like "gout" a condition where you have uric acid building up in the joints mostly in the feet. Infection less likely. Usually Motrin gives relief. If you have fever and if this is infection you need to be evaluated as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Neuropathy in foot. Walking for exercise (10, 000+ steps her day). Advice on soothing burning foot pain at night when i'm trying to sleep?

Neuropathy in foot. Walking for exercise (10, 000+ steps her day). Advice on soothing burning foot pain at night when i'm trying to sleep?

Depends on cause: Neuropathy has many causes. It can be from injury or disease or it could be from a vitamin deficiency. Injury could be to the spine or it could be to any level of the leg an foot. If it is systemic, medications may be helpful. If it is from injury, physical therapy, medication and/or surgery may help. See your pcp to begin with, then you may need referral to appropriate specialist. ...Read more

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5 yo son has pdd-nos, adhd, sleep issues are bad c/o leg pain & foot pain couple x a wk x 1-2mos. Growing? Rls?

5 yo son has pdd-nos, adhd,  sleep issues are bad c/o leg pain & foot pain couple x a wk x 1-2mos. Growing? Rls?

Leg pain: Have your child checked out by a podiatrist.He has leg pain because he has flat feet.It is nit growing pains. A podiatrist can fit your child with orthotics if necessary. ...Read more

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I have been having pain in my left leg, w/ pain going into foot. Pain is hot like, numbish, kinda asleep like. Could this be a prob w/ L5&S1 region?

I have been having pain in my left leg, w/ pain going into foot. Pain is hot like, numbish, kinda asleep like. Could this be a prob w/ L5&S1 region?

Many things: Many things can cause this type of discomfort. Numbness and pain in extremities can be secondary to a musculoskeletal cause such as your back. However, in the right setting a neurologic cause or disease such as diabetes could present similarly. Certainly, this is the L5-S1 region, but pain does not indicate your back or spinal cord is the cause. See a doctor for a proper exam! ...Read more

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After sitting or sleeping when I walk for the first 5 mins the top of my foot hurts, and I just cant walk properly I limp. What is the cause, thanks.

After sitting or sleeping when I walk for the first 5 mins the top of my foot hurts, and I just cant walk properly I limp. What is the cause, thanks.

Tendonitis: Unless you've had significant trauma to the area, likely you have tendinitis.. stretching, exercise, an occasional NSAIID will help in time. Your question does not raise strong concerns of gout, although that is possible, esp if you have swelling and local tenderness.. If you've had trauma, suspect gout, or the symptoms don't ease in a week, please see your Dr. ...Read more

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What is the normal level count for your sugar? My feet hurt real bad while laying flat down or sleeping. My feet are hurting and tingle & turn white! when I am standing or walking they do not hurt, its just while I am laying down flat. Some told me it co

What is the normal level count for your sugar? My feet hurt real bad while laying flat down or sleeping. My feet are hurting and tingle & turn white! when I am standing or walking they do not hurt, its just while I am laying down flat.  Some told me it co

A : A normal fasting blood sugar level is 70 to 99 milligrams per deciliter. You must not eat for at least eight hours before this lab test. There are a number of ways your doctor will check your blood sugar if he or she thinks you could have diabetes. Please see your doctor so that he or she can determine the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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