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Fatigue & severe knee & foot pain mainly at rest. Is it likely down to tablets or what else ?

Fatigue & severe knee & foot pain mainly at rest. Is it likely down to tablets or what else ?

Not sure of question: Fatigue and pain at rest needs to be evaluated especially if present for a while. I am not sure what "down to tablets" means though. To get a good answer much more information is needed so get a good history done, and a physical exam. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Lewis
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Foot Pain (Definition)

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


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I have been having increased foot pain over the past 3 days. Initially,it got better on Friday night, but now it's getting worse for no reason. I have been resting a lot, pain won't stop at rest.

I have been having increased foot pain over the past 3 days. Initially,it got better on Friday night,  but now it's getting worse for no reason.  I have been resting a lot, pain won't stop at rest.

Varies: There are multiple reasons a person might have progressive foot pain without having necessarily have had an injury. An inflammatory condition such as gout, a neurological condition such as a radiculopathy, or a progression in arterial insufficiency are among possible causes. Don't hesitate to be checked. ...Read more

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I recently had foot pain on back of right foot. That is better but now ankle of left foot has pain at times at area of old injury. Ice & rest helps.

I recently had foot pain on back of right foot.  That is better but now ankle of left foot has pain at times at area of old injury. Ice & rest helps.

Inflammation: You seem to have inflammation in the soft tissue structures of your feet/ankles. It could be a mechanical problem like depressed arches of the feet. It could also be conditions like gout or autoimmune disorders that are more serious. You have mentioned doing PT and MRI. In think you should see a rheumatologist sego can diagnose and treat these conditions. ...Read more

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I have foot pain on the outer part between my pinky toe and my heel and back to my ankle. Worse with rest. I wake up in the morning limping.

Possible tendonitis.: It sounds like you are describing the route of a tendon or two. Early morning pain or resting pain may describe an inflammation. You need to have the area examined and appropriate measures taken to change the direction this is heading. ...Read more

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Pain/pressure in knee and ankle when i walk or stand. Slight cramoing and pain in foot also whike resting, standing or walking. 28/f. Healthy.?

Pain/pressure in knee and ankle when i walk or stand.  Slight cramoing and pain in foot also whike resting, standing or walking.  28/f.  Healthy.?

I would : Entertain the possibility of a mechanical cause such as a flatfoot or hyper pronated foot. Arthritic possibilities must also be considered. Finally, pain in one joint, could be the problem which ultimately causes pressure on the next...So a physical exam in person by a doctor would be a good idea. ...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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Sprained ankle 8 months ago.xrays said just sprain.I rested/limped for months.Can resting too long cause bottom of foot pain/achilles pain, tightness?

Sprained ankle 8 months ago.xrays said just sprain.I rested/limped for months.Can resting too long cause bottom of foot pain/achilles pain, tightness?

You may of : Overcompensated and now have both achilles tendinitis and plantar fasciitis. Stretching exercises are good for these problems. Wearing a night splint is also good for this. ...Read more

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Can resting sprained ankle/no rehab and limping for months after the injury cause achilles tightness and bottom of foot pain(metatarsalgia, plantar f)?

Compensation....: Limping for months, with or without pain, can cause a change in the mechanics of your normal walk. This is known as compensatory change or compensation. As the body compensates, you can expect that new problems such as muscle tightness and weight shifting will develop. Treating these new symptoms can be even more challenging than treating the original ones. A Healthtap specialist can help. ...Read more