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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

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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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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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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29F hip pain. Waling is painful, noticed my leg/foot are turning inward hip is painful to touch & pops more often knee/foot pain also foot asleep?

29F hip pain. Waling is painful, noticed my leg/foot are turning inward hip is painful to touch & pops more often knee/foot pain also foot asleep?

Tendon vs hip joint: You need to see your physician. It sounds like tendon or bursa but the foot turning could suggest joint. You may need imaging ...Read more

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Pain in feet can't walk when first get up from sleeping or sitting?

Pain in feet can't walk when first get up from sleeping or sitting?

Plantar fasciitis.: Having pain, especially in the arch and/or heels, after sleeping or sitting is the classic symptom of plantar fasciitis. The pain may go away totally or only partially as you continue to walk. It is basically an over use problem, without proper foot support. Stretching you legs and feet before you stand may help. Start addressing this problem early, before the condition progresses. ...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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The top of my foot hurts when I walk, so I end up limping, it hurts to sleep, I can't bend my toes without it hurting, I'm wondering if its broken?

Possibly: You will need to see a podiatrist to have it checked and probably an xray. Its possible that you developed a stress fracture which would cause the symptoms you are mentioning. You would also have some swelling. ...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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My whole foot hurts, can't sleep shoots in top of foot from lightest touch, calf hurts badly also', slightest pressure hurts very badly?

My whole foot hurts, can't sleep shoots in top of foot from lightest touch, calf hurts badly also', slightest pressure hurts very badly?

Foot/leg pain: You have not given us enough information. Do not know wether you had any trauma, if you have swelling, or redness, or skin breakdown. My impression is if it hurts that bad you ought to be seen ...Read more

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My right foot hurts when I put weight on it after a period of non weight bearing (such as sitting or sleeping). Also feel pain on right edge of foot.

My right foot hurts when I put weight on it after a period of non weight bearing (such as sitting or sleeping). Also feel pain on right edge of foot.

Get Evaluated: I suggest getting an evaluation by a Podiatrist. Heel pain can result from variety of conditions, plantar fascitis is the most common. ...Read more

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My heel was aching, now the top of my foot hurts and when I wake up from sleep, get up from sitting or walk after a swim I limp for a while, why is this?

My heel was aching, now the top of my foot hurts and when I wake up from sleep, get up from sitting or walk after a swim I limp for a while, why is this?

Contusion: I think you have over stressed your foot. Check how your shoes fit, take two advil (ibuprofen) with food unless you have ulcer disease. Rest the foot and all of that should go away. If no improvement in a few days check with your PCP ...Read more

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Feet hurt and tingle, last night I couldn't sleep because it was hard to breathe, stomach tightening up, feet always cold help?

Feet hurt and tingle, last night I couldn't sleep because it was hard to breathe, stomach tightening up, feet always cold help?

Urgent Care Clinic: You need to be seen by a Family Practice or Pediatric doctor to be evaluated for a proper diagnosis and treatment. If you are too uncomfortable to wait for an appointment, you can go to an urgent care clinic and then follow up with your regular doctor. Best wishes. ...Read more

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First I sleep often on the sofa. Problem is when humid my hands legs feet hurt like my muscles or bones can it be cancer? I'm waiting for X-ray

First I sleep often on the sofa. Problem is when humid my hands legs feet hurt like my muscles or bones can it be cancer? I'm waiting for X-ray

It depends/nore info: More info. Is likely needed to be sure of what this is. It may be that the humidity is doing this, that you may be sensitive to it, and that you need to replenish fluids. Second, sleeping on the sofa may cause muscle cramps, and that you might need to sleep more on a firm bed. Finally, this cramping can be a sign of circulation problems, especially if you are older. Cancer seems unlikely. ...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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I am 44 female and the top of my right foot hurts and when I rub it pain shoots down to my big toe and sometime big toe falls asleep?

I am 44 female and the top of my right foot hurts and when I rub it pain shoots down to my big toe and sometime big toe falls asleep?

Compression: Or entrapment of the deep peroneal nerve otherwise referred to as anterior tarsal tunnel syndrome is what it sounds like. If there is a bony prominence on the top of the foot, the nerve can get sandwiched between the bone and your shoe. See a doctor as continued pressure can cause thinning of the nerve. ...Read more

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Leg was asleep and I was passed out, smoke alarm went off and startled me so I stood up, now my left foot hurts when I walk. Pinched nerve?

Leg was asleep and I was passed out, smoke alarm went off and startled me so I stood up, now my left foot hurts when I walk. Pinched nerve?

Need clarification: When you said passed out did you mean you were unconscious or were you deeply asleep? If you fell unconscious, you may have had a seizure or a mild stroke, if this is the case you should see your doctor for further evaluation, if you were simply deeply asleep, you may had stayed too long on one position which decrease circulation to that leg and felt a tingling sensation after you woke up. ...Read more

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I was told I have serve hypothyroidism now my handskeep feeling like they are asleep my feet hurt really bad and have dry skin on feet is it thyroid?

I was told I have serve hypothyroidism now my handskeep feeling like they are asleep my feet hurt really bad and have dry skin on feet is it thyroid?

Needs treatment: Severe hypothyroidism has many many effects. Carpal tunnel is slightly associated with it. HYPERthyroidism is quite assocaited with dry skin, carpal tunnel, etc.
peripheral neuropathy can be associated with either and all of these are treatable. ...Read more

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What can cause foot pain?

What can cause foot pain?

Many things: Trauma, biomechanical problem, infection, arthritity, neuropathy and poor circulation are some. Too many to mention. If a perstent problem, see podiatrist. ...Read more

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How can you treat a foot pain?

See a podiatrist: A podiatrist or foot and ankle specialist will examine the foot, take x rays if necessary, and treat your foot pain. ...Read more

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What do you recommend for foot pain?

Depends: It is important to try to figure out why you have foot pain. If you are not a diabetic and have related neuropathy, it may be something as simple as improper foot wear. ...Read more

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Foot pain after. Sitting for a minute?

Foot pain after. Sitting for a minute?

Need more info: Where does the foot hurt? What does the pain feel like? Does it linger does it travel? The more info you tell us the better we can help... ...Read more

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What could work for chronic foot pain?

See doctor: It all depends on the nature of your pain and problem. If it is plantar fasciitis, a common foot problem, you may escape by getting involved in some exercises, wearing proper footwear and recurring to steroid shots. In other cases, the condition may be such that a surgical intervention will be the only cure. Have your podiatrist take a look and decide what's best for you. ...Read more

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What is the cause of intractable foot pain?

Pain: In the foot can have a variety of causes. Intractable pain is a diagnosis that is generally given to patients that have no relief from the their chronic painful symptoms. Patients who have been given this diagnosis can still have a chance of getting relief with the proper care and treatment. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: foot pain?

What is the definition or description of: foot pain?

Something's wrong: Any abnormal sensation which occurs with normal use and function of the foot. ...Read more

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What exactly is the most effective way to conquer foot pain?

What exactly is the most effective way to conquer foot pain?

Stiff shoes: Stretching the calf and achilles tendon and wearing rigid soled shoes that take pressure off the feet. ...Read more

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What doctors treat foot pain?

Pick one: All doctors can treat foot pain. I would recommend a podiatrist or orthopedist. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for foot pain?

Depends: Depends on the cause of the foot pain. Many things can result in pain in your feet. I would suggest evaluation by a podiatrist. ...Read more

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I have severe foot pain after wearing heels?

Warm water: And epsom salt soaks, massage, elevate.
Try that for starters, l. Land get out of the heels. ...Read more

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What exactly does it meen to have top of the foot pain?

What exactly does it meen to have top of the foot pain?

Get evaluated: The causes of top of the foot pain are many: tendonitis, nerve problems, arthritis and/or problems with your shoe fit. See an orthopedic specialist or podiatrist and get examined. ...Read more

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What causes heel foot pain?

What causes heel foot pain?

Plantar fasciitis: Most common cause for heel and foot pain is plantar fasciitis which is an inflammed fascia or ligament that supports your arch. It originates in the heel and ends in the toes. When you pronate or your arch flattens than there is tension in this band of tissue causing pain and inflammation. Best to do calf stretches, try otc superfeet inserts or see specialist for x-rays and custom inserts. ...Read more

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How can I minimize flat-foot pain?

How can I minimize flat-foot pain?

Good shoes/support: As a rule of thumb: the stiffer the shoe, the thicker the sole, the better the support, the better the foot will feel. If this is not successful, see your podiatrist. A custom orthotic device can be helpful. Dr l. ...Read more

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What can cause ankle and foot pain?

What can cause ankle and foot pain?

Have it evaluated.: Pain in foot and ankle could be due to trauma (fracture, tendon or ligamentous tear, arthritis), infection, inflammation, metabolic conditions (gout) musculoskeletal (bony over growth) or biomechanical abnormality, or neurologic conditions (neuropathy). A thorough history and physical exam and possibly laboratory and radiology exams could determine the cause. Have it evaluated by a professional ...Read more

Dr. Mark Pack
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Foot Pain (Definition)

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