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Foot pain on outside of foot when walk or climb stairs?

Foot pain on outside of foot when walk or climb stairs?

Short leg: Generally pain on the outside of one foot is from a short leg providing you have not had trauma to your foot or leg. I would need more infromation to give a better answer, such as hip pain one side, low back pain one side, is the pain in the foot at the midpoint of the outside of the foot, abnormal shoe wear as one shoe wears different than the other? See a podiatrist for better diagnosis. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Scholand
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I am heaving a lot of foot pain when I walk on it. I don't know why. What should I do?

See a podiatrist: Your foot can hurt for many different reasons. You may need to sit and talk with someone to figure out exactly what is going on. ...Read more

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What is causing my foot pain in the morning before I even walk?

What is causing my foot pain in the morning before I even walk?

Plantar fasciitis: Plantar fasciitis. It would be helpful to know whether or not you go to bed and have pain then also. ...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 fell foot pain right in the middle and goes down to bottom of the foot. I don't fell pain unless I walk. Which exercise and med. Should I consume?

I fell foot pain right in the middle and goes down to bottom of the foot. I don't fell pain unless I walk. Which exercise and med. Should I consume?

Consult a Podiatrist: You need to have it checked by your doctor or podiatrist to find the cause of pain. Meanwhile take some over the counter alleve or Ibuprofen for pain. ...Read more

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Hi, I've heel and foot pain on both feet. The more I walk or stand the more painful it is. Sometime even without walking a lot. 10 min. Its been 2y..

Hi, I've heel and foot pain on both feet. The more I walk or stand the more painful it is. Sometime even without walking a lot. 10 min. Its been 2y..

Plantar Fasciitis: One of the most common sources of heel pain is plantar fasciitis which is an inflammation of the thick band of tissue that runs along the bottom of the foot and supports the arch. It commonly results in pain upon first standing up which eases with some stretching. It then gets worse over the course of the day. It needs to be thoroughly evaluated by a podiatrist to rule out other causes. ...Read more

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How would you know if foot pain is caused by frostbite? I am nervous because I was out for 3 hours in 4 degrees without snow boots. I had on regular fall boots. I woke up in pain in one foot on the outer side part of my foot and it's hard to walk.

How would you know if foot pain is caused by frostbite? I am nervous because I was out for 3 hours in 4 degrees without snow boots. I had on regular fall boots. I woke up in pain in one foot on the outer side part of my foot and it's hard to walk.

Maybe: Usually frostbite will be manifest by discoloration a grayish color and numbness in the area. You may have pain in the area also. If the area is discolored and numb you may want to be checked. Usually it takes only 20 minutes or so to get frostbite. In may cases however once you warm up in a few hours it should become normal. If it has been a few days you might want to get it check ...Read more

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How do I prevent foot pain that travels to my calf when I walk?

How do I prevent foot pain that travels to my calf when I walk?

Determine cause: Without evaluating you possibilities include: 1) tendonitis. Many muscles found in the leg end in the foot. 2) a nerve compression - this would feel like burning, shooting, stabbing or electricity. 3) the possibility of a clot should stay in the differential as you mention calf pain. A podiatrist or foot and ankle orthopedist should be able to make the diagnosis and help you. ...Read more

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2 dys ago woke upw sudden foot pain. The pain is located in left foot along outside. Small toe joint seems to be swollen and is red. Hurts to walk on?

2 dys ago woke upw sudden foot pain. The pain is located in left foot along outside. Small toe joint seems to be swollen and is red. Hurts to walk on?

Foot pain: How much do you weigh & do you have a history of gout? Any trauma? What is your diet like? Consult with us to see if you need an xray or blood work to determine underlying cause. ...Read more

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I have foot pain in heel then I walk on front of foot and pain turns to the ball. No swelling. Tender to the touch and throb when sitting?

I have foot pain in heel then I walk on front of foot and pain turns to the ball. No swelling. Tender to the touch and throb when sitting?

Plantar Fascitis?: You should consult a Podiatrist or your Primary care doctor as y iou may have Plantar Fasctis and if it is so, will need to be treated appropriately ...Read more

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Pain in left foot, balloffoot, top of foot near toes, arch of foot pain. Pain left side of karf. Its been like this for a month, hard to walk. What's this?

Pain in left foot, balloffoot, top of foot near toes, arch of foot pain. Pain left side of karf. Its been like this for a month, hard to walk. What's this?

Stop Playing around.: Sounds like there's a whole lot going on here. Any one of the areas of pain could be the problem and compensation causing the rest.
Could be soft tissue or bone or both. Your best bet is to have it examined to eliminate the possibilities. My guess is that you will need a cam walker of stabilize the foot for a while. ...Read more

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Son 1st c/o b wrist pain, 15 hrs later foot pain - not wanting to walk & hives. No fever. Has been exposed to 3 kids with strep. Rapid strep test neg?

Son 1st c/o b wrist pain, 15 hrs later foot pain - not wanting to walk & hives. No fever. Has been exposed to 3 kids with strep. Rapid strep test neg?

Multiple causes: There is some important information missing. How old is your child? Is there joint swelling or just pain? Has he been on any medications? If he has been on medications particularly sulfa or penicillin antibiotics it may be an immune reaction. There is lyme disease which causes arthritis (swelling) and a rash as well as rheumatic fever which follows a strep infection by at least two weeks. ...Read more

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Experiencing swelling, foot pain, foot tenderness to touch, cold feet, bruising (after trauma)hard to walk & redness. Dropped table on foot 2 days ago?

Experiencing swelling, foot pain, foot tenderness to touch, cold feet, bruising (after trauma)hard to walk & redness. Dropped table on foot 2 days ago?

Rule out fracture: You would benefit from a thorough orthopaedic foot and ankle evaluation that will include basic Xrays to evaluate for a bony fracture or subtle signs of midfoot instability or injury. ...Read more

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I began to experience left foot pain when walking yesterday. Pain is towards the heel, and is mild. No pain at all when walking up stairs. What to do?

I began to experience left foot pain when walking yesterday. Pain is towards the heel, and is mild. No pain at all when walking up stairs. What to do?

Stretch and massage: Consider massaging the arch and heel. Stretching the foot by pulling toes toward you can also help relieve tension on the plantar fascia ligament on the bottom of your feet.
I would also recommend proper arch supports in your shoes. ...Read more

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Pain in big toe mild swelling after falling down stairs. Difficulty walking (walking on side of foot). Pain wakes me and I think bone is displaced?

Pain in big toe mild swelling after falling down stairs. Difficulty walking (walking on side of foot). Pain wakes me and I think bone is displaced?

If you fell: Downstairs and have difficulty walking the foot likely should be xrayed. You also sound like at minimum should be walking in a surgical shoe that prevents the toe and metatatarsal joint from bending. Ice would do you well as well.

Good luck. ...Read more

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Yesterday I fell on my foot on the stairs and heard a pop about 6 times. Now today the outside of my foot hurts horribly to walk. What should I do?

Yesterday I fell on my foot on the stairs and heard a pop about 6 times. Now today the outside of my foot hurts horribly to walk. What should I do?

Podiatrist: Please seek podiatric or other medical assessment. In the meantime rest the foot, use intermittent ice, light compression and elevate it. NSAID or tylenol (acetaminophen) may help with pain. ...Read more

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I am 22 years old, 5 feet and 6 inches tall and my weight is 45 Kg. Now I days I am feeling very tired very often. Like I literally can't walk holding my laptop for 5 min straight without feeling tired, whenever I start climbing the stairs I start pantin

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I am 22 years old, 5 feet and 6 inches tall and my weight is 45 Kg. Now I days I am feeling very tired very often. Like I literally can't walk holding my laptop for 5 min straight without feeling tired, whenever I start climbing the stairs I start pantin

Underweight. . .: Using http://www. Nhlbi. Nih. Gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmi-m.htm to calculate body mass index, you're considered underweight w/BMI 15.9 (normal 18.5-24.9). Potentially, you're malnourished, possibly even anemic, which could cause your symptoms. You need to go see your family doc immediately for complete evaluation. Do not wait! ...Read more

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Remedies for foot pain due to bone spur on top and outside of foot?

Remedies for foot pain due to bone spur on top and outside of foot?

Determine cause: Protecting the area from excessive shoe pressure is often helpful. Wider and more supportive shoes can also help. Orthotic inserts in shoes can improve poor biomechanics. It is best to determine reason for the spur to have occurred to treat properly. ...Read more

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Foot pain on the outside edge of my left foot. Hurts to stand on it when I wake up in the morning or when I am on my feet for sometime.?

Could be: Tendonitis of the peroneus brevis or peroneus tertius tendons. A podiatrist visit is recommended for confirmation and treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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My son felt a sharp pain on outside of left side of foot. Pain has been sporadic. No swelling.?

My son felt a sharp pain on outside of left side of foot. Pain has been sporadic. No swelling.?

Hard to say: There are many causes of pain in the foot without any apparent trauma. Without knowing more about your boy's health history and getting a look at his tootsie, i'd be misleading you with any specific answers.

It's always safest and best to bring it in to a podiatrist, perhaps get an x-ray, and know for certain. Hope your boy feels better and good luck! ...Read more

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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

Dr. Michael Gabor
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Foot Pain (Definition)

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