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Hard Knots On Bottom Of Feet
Do you have glands on the bottom of feet? My husband has hard swollen lumps under his feet. He is unwell. Could they be related?
Plantar fibroma: If what you are referring to is in the arch of the foot, it probably is a plantar fibroma. These growths usually occur in the mid-arch of the foot and can be first treated conservatively with accommodative insoles or orthotics to offload the weightbearing of the fibroma. When offloading does not reduce the weightbearing enough, the fibroma can be surgically removed. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
My feet started swelling and then my ankles get so tight it's hard to bend them. Its hard to walk with pain on bottom of feet. Help?
Swelling: Foot and ankle swelling could be caused by many things. Injury, excessive alcohol, certain medication, high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, poor circulation. Suggest you get it checked. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I have very tender bottom of feet on metarsal areas of both feet. I can walk fine on carpeted areas, but not so well on hard floors. What is Problem?
Loss of fat pad: One of the changes experiences with aging is the loss of the fat pads on the bottom of the foot. Discomfort increases with this loss of cushion. There may also be bony changes due to arthritis and acquired deformities such as hammer toes. Use metatarsal pads in shoes or shoe inserts to cushion feet , and avoid going barefoot if it is uncomfortable.See a podiatrist if pain limits activity. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Athletes' feet: You need to be seen for evaluation od spongy substance on bottom of feet. You should see a foot specialist or dermatologist. You will probably need to be placed on antifungal medication or possibly a biopsy will be needed. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Feet first, then...: There are many possible causes of foot pain. It is best to get it evaluated by a physician- to help customize the treatment if it is toward your heel, and worst when you first get out of bed, it may be plantar fasciitis. Freeze a plastic water bottle and roll out the bottom of your feet for 10 minutes. If not improving, get it looked at-you may need a stretch/ strengthening program. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Many possibilities: Recommend you see a foot/ankle specialist.Get a more detailed answer ›
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