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I have foot pain when i step on it. I did not hurt it though. What should I do? I started having pain on the 18th of march 2012.I am not able to run or balance on that foot.Also it is my right foot.

I have foot pain when i step on it. I did not hurt it though. What should I do? I started having pain on the 18th of march 2012.I am not able to run or balance on that foot.Also it is my right foot.

It's : It's hard to give you a meaningful answer without knowing what part of your foot hurts, how the pain feels, and whether there is any redness or swelling.

But whatever is up, it's not normal, so the best advice i can give you is to see a podiatrist, get an x-ray and a good examination, and i'm sure you'll be back on your feet again soon.

Good luck! ...Read more

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Foot Pain (Definition)

Any abnormal sensation which occurs with normal use and ...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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I have foot pain weeks after dropping a weight on it?

I have foot pain weeks after dropping a weight on it?

Get an xray : And see a foot doc....Maybe you broke something.., . ...Read more

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I'm having foot pain for two weeks now idk what I did to it I woke up like this and the pain is getting worse?

I'm having foot pain for two weeks now idk what I did to it I woke up like this and the pain is getting worse?

Plantar fasciitis: If the pain is your heel in orange it is most likely Plantar fasciitis. This is a pain you feel when you first wake up in the morning and will get better after walking around. The way to treat this at first is to try and over-the-counter arch supports
Ice and anti inflammatory drugs work as well ...Read more

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I'm a recovering anorexic who has been having constant foot pain for the past few weeks. What could it be/is it permanent?

I'm a recovering anorexic who has been having constant foot pain for the past few weeks. What could it be/is it permanent?

Many things are part: Of the foot, thus many things can hurt too. Bone, tendon, joint, nerve, blood vessel, skin all can be a source of foot pain. Tendonitis is a common cause, as is arthritis , fracture in the foot and tarsal tunnel compression.the take home answer is anything that gets a nerve supply ( which is everything) can be a source of pain. Orthosurgeons can offer diagnosis & rx for this very complex region ...Read more

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Foot pain when putting weight on it or bending to walk. I don't know if it's because i work on my feet all the time. Has been going on for a week.

Foot pain when putting weight on it or bending to walk. I don't know if it's because i work on my feet all the time. Has been going on for a week.

More info needed: Go to a foot and ankle specialist to better evaluate. This may be as simple as wearing the wrong shoes to a sprain or other injury. ...Read more

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I went to the doctor a couple of weeks ago because of foot pain, and it still hurts. What could be the problem?

Broad Differential: To help nail down the likely cause a few questions need to be answered.

What were the circumstances surrounding the beginning of the problem- any connection to your activities?

Is there any back/leg pain? Are there any associated neurologic symptoms such as pins and needles or numbness?

Has this happened before and is there any involvement of the other foot?

I would advise a reeval. ...Read more

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I went to the doctor a couple of weeks ago because of foot pain, still hurts. What to do if i don't want to go back?

I went to the doctor a couple of weeks ago because of foot pain, still hurts. What to do if i don't want to go back?

2nd opinion: Get a 2nd opinion from another doctor. I always tell my patients if they are not happy with my care that i don't get offended if they seek another opinion. ...Read more

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Should I use crutches/ c doc my foot pain has been gradually been getting worse the past week. no known cause of pain.

Should I use crutches/ c doc my foot pain has been gradually been getting worse the past week. no known cause of pain.

Crutches if needed.: Use crutches if you need to. But see a n orthopedic foot and ankle specialist for diagnosis and care. ...Read more

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What to do about foot pain 10 weeks after bunion surgery?

MINIMAL PAIN: Is the pain at the surgical site? By now, post-op pain should be 0 or 1, maybe 2/10 at most. Can be controlled with NSAID's. No narcotic analgesics. Talk to your surgeon to see if they feel everything is progressing as it should. ...Read more

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I have had right arm and foot pain for the past week. Could this be from a stroke?

I have had right arm and foot pain for the past week. Could this be from a stroke?

Doubtful: It is possible that you injured the right side of your body. This could even be from sleeping in an odd position. ...Read more

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2 months i had red basmati rice, no issues. Last 15 days having red cargo rice for lunch. Last one week I am getting leg and foot pain. Is it becoz of ?

2 months i had red basmati rice, no issues. Last 15 days having red cargo rice for lunch. Last one week I am getting leg and foot pain. Is it becoz of ?

Leg & foot pain: Unlikely related to new rice. That would certainly be an odd food allergic response. Check with pcp for sciatic or referred nerve pain. ...Read more

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Is it transient synovitis a common cause of knee and foot pain one week after a cold in children?

Is it transient synovitis a common cause of knee and foot pain one week after a cold in children?

Synovitis: yes, it is but you should have your child examined to be sure it is in fact synovitis and not a more serious infection ...Read more

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My Son is still experiencing foot pain from a bug bites 3 weeks ago. The following also describes him: Foot tenderness to touch. What shouldo I do?

My Son is still experiencing  foot pain from a bug bites 3 weeks ago. The following also describes him: Foot tenderness to touch. What shouldo I do?

It's time.: Three weeks seems a bit too long to still have anything more than some minor residual pain. Apparently, the tenderness is increasing, which could be a problem. I suggest you have his foot evaluated by a specialist just to play safe. ...Read more

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No injury. Have outer ankle/foot pain for > 3 weeks no swelling/bruiseing antinflammatories & icing but pain is worse. Clean xrays, dr gave no cause.

No injury. Have outer ankle/foot pain for > 3 weeks no swelling/bruiseing antinflammatories & icing but pain is worse. Clean xrays, dr gave no cause.

I'm Freezing: After three weeks and your foot has no swelling or bruising. Unless you are trying to freeze something back to normal , I would stop the ice. Try heat and if no better, you need to get a second opinion ...Read more

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I sprained my ankle 2 weeks ago& I thought it was healing fine. Today I started having heel &foot pain & can't put any weight on my foot. Why is that?

I sprained my ankle 2 weeks ago& I thought it was healing fine. Today I started having heel &foot pain & can't put any weight on my foot. Why is that?

Undiagnosed fracture: With any ankle injury, there is the potential to sustain a foot or ankle fracture even though it may feel fine initially. You may also have a strain of the ligament or tendon to the foot resulting in your foot pain. Best to have it professionally evaluated by a foot and ankle specialist ...Read more

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Foot pain in top and side of the foot with no bruising or swelling for a couple weeks , but now can't tolerate weight, who should I see an ortho or ped?

Foot pain in top and side of the foot with no bruising or swelling for a couple weeks , but now can't tolerate weight, who should I see an ortho or ped?

Specialist: Seeing a podiatrist or a foot & ankle orthopedic specialist would be a good choice. They both have unique knowledge of the foot and ankle. Either way, xrays, bloodwork and a good examination should help you in getting a diagnosis and treatment to help! ...Read more

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I had a hip bursectomy 3 weeks ago and now the front and outside of my calf is killing me. I also have some foot pain on and off. it is in my left leg?

I had a hip bursectomy 3 weeks ago and now the front and outside of my calf is killing me. I also have some foot pain on and off. it is in my left leg?

Leg pain, calf pain: You need to be seen by your surgeon.It could be anything like a blood clot in the legs which sometimes happens after a lower limb surgeries. . Infections is another possibility. Follow up with your surgeon ...Read more

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Tingling and burning feeling when sitting, hip, inner thigh and foot pain. lasted 6+ weeks. no redness, feels better with heat and rest. what is it?

Could be the back: Consider having your back examined. The lumbar region of the back is where the roots to the nerve that supply the lower leg. An orthopedist, pain management specialist or neurologist may be a good consultation to consider. ...Read more

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Mri neg., fracture boot for 4 weeks, refrained from activity 6 weeks, still have top of foot pain. What now?

Mri neg., fracture boot for 4 weeks, refrained from activity 6 weeks, still have top of foot pain.  What now?

Have you tried thera: Could be tendonitis which may need anti-inflammatory meds and physical therapy. Have an MRI to determine what cause is. ...Read more

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Woke at 2 am,right ankle swollen,in alot of pain,can't put weight on foot.Pain goes up shin and down into foot.36 weeks pregnant.Ice isn't helping.??

Woke at 2 am,right ankle swollen,in alot of pain,can't put weight on foot.Pain goes up shin and down into foot.36 weeks pregnant.Ice isn't helping.??

See your doctor: You need to go see your doctor ASAP. You need to be evaluated for problems such as a blood clot which is rare but significant pain and swelling of a lower leg can be serious, especially since you are pregnant. On the low side, it might just be edema and ankle synovitis (swelling) which ice, elevation and rest can always help. ...Read more