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Foot beesting local reaction foot swelling increase sitting standing legs dependent 72 hours foot stillfit in shoe not pass ankle are oral antibiotic?
Bee sting: Typically, with most bee stings, one will notice localized redness and swelling to the affected site. Oral benadryl, (diphenhydramine) ice and/or a topical 'anti-itch' ointment should help symptoms. Should one experience any throat or facial swelling with difficulty getting a full-breath, go to emergency care. With redness staying local, antibiotics are not needed. Your doc should be consulted with any change. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bed rest culprit: Usually patients who are bedridden from prolonged diseased states like paralysis, coma, multiple sclerosis, etc who can't get physical therapy nor compression pumps combined with ted stockings and high top tennis shoes, get foot drop. These types of patients can get dvts deep vein blood clots from the sluggish, pooled blood.. So not directly from foot drop itself that is just another complication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have 2-3/5 foot drop the only shoes i can walk in w/o tripping or hurting my knee r wedge heels. Ideas!
Occupational therapy: What you need to do is have a professional give you instructions. I believe this would fall under the field of occupational therapy. Talk to your podiatrist, orthopedist or primary care doctor about referring you to an occupational therapist. If you wear a brace to help you walk, you may want to discuss this with the specialist who dispensed the brace. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Left foot thumb tremor even if writing by hand.No tremor if reading book. Cramp in foot. Weak thumb and fingre grip of foot. Feel like stretching body?
Pigeon toed, was wearing heels and tripped and fell over a concrete block. No swelling but major pain in toes shooting to ankle at night. Not frequent?
Diagnosed with diabetes type 2 and diabetic neuropathy affecting left foot. Is it normal to have extreme pain only when stepping down with that foot?
No!: More info is needed here. How long have u actually had DM? How was the diagnosis of diabetic neuropathy made? Only 1 side? Neuropathic pain usually occurs at rest/times when we are off our feet, particularly at night. Pressure may actually help the pain (or worsen it). What u describe is concerning for some form of foot injury or a cond called Charcot foot. U need a good foot exam soon! ...Read more
Foot drop: A boot can be helpful otherwise a tennis shoe or dress shoe that can accommodate an ankle foot orthosis (afo), assist in normalizing gait by helping to eliminate high stoppage gait or circumduction of the "relatively" long leg and help prevent you catching your toes or forefoot as you advance your leg while walking. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
"does foot reflexology help with diabetic foot numbness?" i message my feet daily after bathing an drying well.
Can ankle clonus be tested by raising heel and keeping toes on the floor? My ankle shakes uncontrollabley when raising heels of the floor in both feet
My ankle is weak.I do running&basketball for 5 years.I wear an ankle brace in sports.I kind of walk pigeon toe with that foot.Whats wrong with ankle?
You would need: To have an in office exam to have the ankle examined. It is possible like you say the ankle is weak, a ligament may need to be constructed to gain strength. Do you have a history of chronic ankle sprains? ...Read more
Would lack of pressure (for example standing partly submerged in water) relieve a patient with plantar fasciitis?
No: Plantar fasciitis can be a very agonizing and chronic issue. It's very common. It is pain worse following rest like when you get up in the morning or after sitting in a chair for a while. Consult your local podiatrist, cortizone (hydrocortisone) injections will allow you to walk out pain-free. But there are many options. Quit living in pain. ...Read more
Navicular sfx 6 weeks nwb CAM walker, graduated to walking, now part time in shoes. Pins and needles in ball of foot and toes. Normal? Do I need PT?
Sounds like nerve...: Involvement somewhere. Physical therapy may be very helpful. There may just be some residual swelling compressing a nerve traveling through the same area. Prescription anti-inflammatory medicines (or otc aleve) may be very helpful as well. Ask your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dx with foot drop Due to living situation 2yrs Diabetes has been uncontrolled now have neuropathy. What should I expect, can foot drop be fixed or no?
Food drop DM?: 43F from Australia:Dx with foot drop Due to living situation 2yrs Diabetes has been uncontrolled now have neuropathy. What should I expect, can foot drop be fixed or no? ANS: need to find out the cause of the food drop first. Some causes are treatable. For example if you are putting pressure on nerve from sitting then that could be stopped. ...Read more
Walk several miles(3-8)/day.Today walked 8 & began getting pain in front of ankle when lifting front of foot to walk. Doesn't occur if manually point foot up with hands. Only hurts when using foot/ankle muscles to lift toes/foot upward. Cause?
I'm having an electric shock feeling in my left foot (sole)and in my 3rd and 4th toes. I also have plantar fasciitis in that foot. Worst when driving?
Lateral plantar: The lateral plantar nerve is a branch of the tibial nerve. It can be compressed at several points along its course from the tarsal tunnel down to the base of the metatarsal phalangeal joint and beyond. Sometimes you can localize the problem by pressing on the bottom of the foot along the nerves course. If the problem cannot be localized ask the neurologist to do a nerve conduction study. ...Read more
Get Tingling and numbness in the 3 middle toes both feet. stopped wearing shoes with heels 3 months. starting to run/walk. Have good shoes. No help.
Possible neuroma: your symptoms sound nerve related. When nerves are compressed in the forefoot region they become inflamed and sometimes injured. This condition is known as a neuroma. You have started conservative tx by getting out of the high heels and into wider shoes. Custom insoles with metatarsal pads will also relieve pressure on nerves. Try OTC NSAIDS. If symptoms persist follow up with foot doc. ...Read more