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The heel of my foot is really painfull and the back of my heel is?

The heel of my foot is really painfull and the back of my heel is?

In the back: Of the heel the problem is usually achilles tendonitis or a hagland's deformity or spurring at the back of the heel. On the bottom of the heel plantar fascitiis and or heel spur are the usual culprits. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have a sharp pain in back of my foot, above the heel?

What do you suggest if I have a sharp pain in back of my foot, above the heel?

Sounds like: Achilles tendonitis. If it is, you may want to try a small heel lift, eccentric excercises and ice or epost salt soaks in warm water. ...Read more

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Have spur on the back of my foot and below my heel. Achilles tendinitis (visible on the back of my foot). Pain is excruciating 24-7-365. What can I do?

Have spur on the back of my foot and below my heel. Achilles tendinitis (visible on the back of my foot). Pain is excruciating 24-7-365. What can I do?

Over used heel.: It sounds like you are describing a posterior calcaneal spur with associated Achilles tendinitis. Stopping, or severely reducing, the pull of the Achilles tendon is the first line of treatment. Application of heat and/or cold will help, but the tendinitis inflammation must be reduced and off loading is the best way. Elevated heels on your shoes may help. An evaluation by a specialist is needed. ...Read more

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Every time I flex while lifting my foot and not bending it (usually during workouts) I feel a decent amount of pain in my sole or the back of my foot.?

Every time I flex while lifting my foot and not bending it (usually during workouts) I feel a decent amount of pain in my sole or the back of my foot.?

May have: Plantar fascitis/achilles tendonitis, since you like to work out and hence use your feet alot, I would recommend you see a podiatrist for evaluation and further advice. ...Read more

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Cut on the back of my. Foot how to wear shoes?

Cut on the back of my. Foot how to wear shoes?

Padding: You can get adhesive felt pads and apply them around the cut. In this way the shoe only touches the pad and not the cut. Keep a bandaide over the cut as well. ...Read more

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Hi. I have random pain in the back of my ankle it was for like a second and it comes and go. Feels like a nerve shocking thing. My foot feels hot too?

Hi. I have random pain in the back of my ankle it was for like a second and it comes and go. Feels like a nerve shocking thing. My foot feels hot too?

Likely is: Nerve related because of your discription of it. I suggest rest and ice and if it persists or gets worse then get it checked. ...Read more

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What are the small lumps on the back of my foot near my Achilles tendon?

What are the small lumps on the back of my foot near my Achilles tendon?

Piezogenic papules: "small lumps" could be due to a variety of skin or soft tissue conditions. One common cause is piezogenic pedal papules which are small white bumps that may form on the outside of the heel. These bumps are more prominent when pressure is exerted on the feet when standing. These papules are normally painless, however, in some cases mild to moderate pain may exist with added pressure to the heel. ...Read more

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I have swelling in the right ankle/back of my foot but not on the left, what should I do?

I have swelling in the right ankle/back of my foot but not on the left, what should I do?

Get diagnosed first: There are a number of things that can cause swelling in the ankles and feet. This is a very nonspecific symptom. I recommend that someone swelling in these areas should be seen by orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon for a definitive diagnosis so that appropriate treatment can be started. You can find one in your area at www. Aofas. Org. ...Read more

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I have a blister on the bottom back of my foot and in the middle of this blister is like a white spot, what does this mean?

I have a blister on the bottom back of my foot and in the middle of this blister is like a white spot, what does this mean?

Hard to say: Blisters are usually caused by friction, such as wearing loose shoes with no socks. It could also be an infection like athletes foot or a bacterial abscess. other potential causes include a thermal burn, contact allergic reaction or the beginning of a systemic blistering skin condition. Without seeing you and obtaining history, it is impossible to tell. See a podiatrist ASAP. 5619950229 ...Read more

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I rammed the back of my ankle with a grocery cart. The pain moves around on my foot and sometimes a lightening pain up my leg. Is it the nerves?

I rammed the back of my ankle with a grocery cart. The pain moves around on my foot and sometimes a lightening pain up my leg. Is it the nerves?

Potentially: The nerves in that area are fairly superficial and can be injured in a blunt injury. Should resolve pretty quickly, if not I would not hesitate to be seen. ...Read more

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I rolled my ankle twice a week ago. Back of my ankle/heal still hurt, especially when I go down the the stairs and point/flex my foot. What is this?

I rolled my ankle twice a week ago. Back of my ankle/heal still hurt, especially when I go down the the stairs and point/flex my foot. What is this?

Sprained: Sprained achillis tendon. If swelling/bruising....may need x ray to rule out fracture. Use heat ankle support and Aleve (naproxen) in the mean time. ...Read more

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The skin on the back of my left leg down to the left side of my foot is really sensitive. It hurts to touch or rub. I've been getting it alot recently?

The skin on the back of my left leg down to the left side of my foot is really sensitive. It hurts to touch or rub. I've been getting it alot recently?

May be a sciatica: There are a number of possibilities, I would not hesitate to be seen. One part of the sciatic nerve is the S1 nerve root which runs down the back of the calf to the lateral aspect of the foot and so it may be coming from your back. ...Read more

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Hello. The other day I hit the back of my ankle. I went to occupational health, they said I hit the nerves in my foot. Told me to wear sneakers and?

Hello. The other day I hit the back of my ankle. I went to occupational health, they said I hit the nerves in my foot. Told me to wear sneakers and?

Achille's Injury: Trauma to the back of the ankle most likely involves the Achille's tendon, calcaneus (heel bone), or both. It could be a contusion (soft tissue injury), bursitis, tendonitis, or fracture. Rest, elevation, and ice/cold pack are needed. If pain continues for a few days, see a doctor. X-ray or MRI may be needed. ...Read more

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Heat radiating from hip down back of leg all the way to my foot.

Heat radiating from hip down back of leg all the way to my foot.

Possible disc: A herniated lumbar disc [pinched nerve] can cause varying sensations; some describe as pain, cramp, electric shock, burning and you describe heat. The path described certainly makes one think of a lumbar herniated disc or sciatica. While they can cause similar symptoms, the treatment is not exactly the same. ...Read more

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What should I do about the intense pain in the back of my foot? In Achilles tendon.

What should I do about the intense pain in the back of my foot? In Achilles tendon.

Stretch!: Make sure you do your warm-up and cool down stretches consistently. Check your shoes and make sure they are not wore out. Adding an arch support or heel pad may be beneficial. Temporarily hold back on your exercise intensity or duration. If these things do not work, see a podiatrist or orthopedist. ...Read more

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I have a bulging disc at my L-4 & L-5 and I'm in serious pain with numbness down the back of my leg to my foot and I have not urinated in 2 days.

I have a bulging disc at my L-4 & L-5 and I'm in serious pain with numbness down the back of my leg to my foot and I have not urinated in 2 days.

Urinary retention: If you haven't urinated in two days then you should go to the emergency room now. Urinary retention takes precedence of the the bulging disc. Also the bulging disc may have become a large herniated disc compressing the nerve roots that control bladder function. ...Read more