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I got a ninor stab in my foot from a knife what do I do?

I got a ninor stab in my foot from a knife what do I do?

Stabbed foot: Candace....A puncture wound to the foot can become a serious issue....Many times bacteria and or foreign material are carried by the object making the wound. I would recommend you see a physician and have your foot examined. Treatment now, could eliminate more extensive treatment later. ...Read more

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What to do if I unintentionally dropped my pocket knife on my foot and now I feel a tingly sensation?

What to do if I unintentionally dropped my pocket knife on my foot and now I feel a tingly sensation?

Bruised or injured a: You may have bruised or injured a nerve in your foot. It is more likely you bruised the nerve because of the presence of tingling, which means the nerve is intact, but injured. If no laceration was incurred it is even less likely you injured the nerve permanently. Nerves are slow to heal and may take 6 months or more to return to normal after an injury. Give it time and keep pressure off of it. ...Read more

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I had peroneal brevis repair surgery on 7/15/15. Still in a ton on pain. Feels like a knife in side of my foot. Is this normal?

Re-evaluate.: This is definitely not normal. There could be various reasons for your pain. You should have your surgery re-evaluated either by the original surgeon or another surgeon, familiar with this type of surgery. ...Read more

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If I got a minor stab in my foot what would be some signs to know if it's infected or not?

If I got a minor stab in my foot what would be some signs to know if it's infected or not?

Few signs...: Look out for increasing redness, swelling, pain, possible pus collection/discharge etc. If severe, you may have fever as well...If these symptoms are getting worse, likely you are having an infection. If the stab wound is getting less painful, less redness/swelling, that is a good sign that it is getting better.
If you are concerned, see your doc...
Good luck. ...Read more

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My foot is a lot pain?

My foot is a lot pain?

Many possibilities: This could be from arteries, veins, nerves and muscles and other stuff. Check with your doc and good luck. No need to wait. Avoid complications and have it checked ASAP. ...Read more

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What might cause my foot to swell?

What might cause my foot to swell?

Get checked...: Multiple things can cause this ranging from circulation, nerves, systemic disease, diet, injury, etc. Need more history. You need a complete evaluation of the foot and ankle. ...Read more

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Why is the sole of my foot painful?

Pain: In the sole of the foot depends on the location. There are a variety of areas that can be affected and or injured. A good exam will give you the diagnosis and treatment plan you may need! ...Read more

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How can you stop the pain in my foot?

Don't walk: Question is too vague. Go get checked out. ...Read more

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The side of my foot itch; why is that?

The side of my foot itch; why is that?

May have: Fungal infection like tineia pedis, could be dermatitis. Without more details its hard to give a good answer. Need to see podiatrist. ...Read more

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What to do about this pain in my foot?

What to do about this pain in my foot?

More detail: Pain is not normal your body is telling you something is wrong but without details from your question impossible to answer other than get it checked. ...Read more

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How can I relieve arche pain in my foot?

Arch supports: A semi-rigid arch support is good place to start. You don't want a super flexible, soft gel kind. It should have plastic on the undersurface and cushion on top. It may be 3/4 length or a full insole. Spenco and superfeet are some of the more common brands and can be found in sporting good stores and some pharmacies. No prescription needed. If this doesn't work, a custom orthotic should. ...Read more

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How can I treat my foot plantation pain?

Not familiar with: Term "foot plantation". Can you reword and then resubmit. Thanks. ...Read more

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What is causing pain on the top of my foot?

What is causing pain on the top of my foot?

Depends: Many things can cause pain to the top of the foot. If no trauma, or overuse activity, then shoe irritation (laces too tight or shoe too tight) is common cause. If better shoes, icing and anti inflammatories are not helpful, then an evaluation is recommended. Dr l. ...Read more

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What could cause the sharp pains in my foot?

What could cause the sharp pains in my foot?

Not enough info: To answer this question we would need to know your age height weight how often this happens, what you do to make you feel better. After any changes in the color of your foot thickness of the skin, etc. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my foot to swell like that?

Is it normal for my foot to swell like that?

Swollen feet: Swelling in feet can be due to different reasons like injury, fluid retention, kidney failure, liver problems, anaemia etc. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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What to do if dropped ten pounds on my foot?

What to do if dropped ten pounds on my foot?

Ice and elevate: If severe of persistent, get meical attention which may include x-rays and some form of immobilization. ...Read more

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I have pain in my foot what can I do for it?

I have pain in my foot what can I do for it?

Rest, ice, elevate: Well, the first step would be correcting the cause. Was there trauma/injury or anything that needs acute treatment? Is it red or swollen? Arthritis or gout may be cause and can be treated with anti-inflammatories such as naproxen. If it looks normal, but just hurts, then rest it, avoid aggravating activities, elevate it, ice it and maybe naproxen/ibuprofen. Persists more than a few days? See doc. ...Read more

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I have some marks on my foot and am worried?

I have some marks on my foot and am worried?

Foot marks: There isn't much information to go by here. Is there pain? Have you been injured? I suggest you show it to your parents for their input. Then a decision can be made regarding whether medical evaluation is indicated. Take care. ...Read more

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I might have broken my foot. What should I do?

I might have broken my foot. What should I do?

See a doctor: If the foot is broken, you may require cast immobilization or surgery. A doctor can get x-rays to see if the foot is in fact broken and treat it properly if it is. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pain on the top of my foot?

Tendon or nerve: Usually pain on top of the foot is caused by a shoe rubbing against it. It could irritate one of the nerves or perhaps one of the tendons comming into the foot. Check all your shoes. If the pain is acute try ice and otc anti inflammatory like aleve (naproxen). ...Read more

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Could it be healthy that I keep twisting my foot?

Could it be healthy that I keep twisting my foot?

No: See a foot doc, your instability can worsen and you can injure yourself if you fall. ...Read more

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Are there ways to make my foot as strong as it was?

Are there ways to make my foot as strong as it was?

Depends: On why your foot isn't as strong as it used to be. Did you have surgery? If so, what kind and for what? Was there an injury? Without more specifics, it's hard to give a meaningful answer.

In general terms, a course of physical therapy can help to return strength to muscles and get you back in shape down there. ...Read more

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I have pain in the top of my foot. What should I do?

I have pain in the top of my foot. What should I do?

Multiple answers: This could from tight shoes aggravating the nerves, lack of support from your shoes. A pinched nerve or ligament strain or possible cyst. Please see your podiatrist for a definitive answer. ...Read more

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I'm suffering from pain in the sole of my foot : (?

I'm suffering from pain in the sole of my foot : (?

Plantar Fasciitis: You likely have Plantar Fasciitis and may see improvement with anti-inflammatory medication, rest and plantar support. Your shoes are likely too soft and flat and lack sufficient support for your feet. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a corn on my foot, please help?

What to do if I have a corn on my foot, please help?

Change shoes.: A "corn" is a hard calloused tissue that grows on a toe in response to abnormal friction. Depending on the location of the problem, larger or different style shoes may help alleviate the pain and prevent the "corn" from reoccurring. If you are able, gently file the hard skin with an emery board to remove some of the dead skin. Don't use sharp items or acid containing dressings. ...Read more

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What can I do for this pain on the outside of my foot?

What can I do for this pain on the outside of my foot?

Without more: Information, it's impossible for me to give you meaningful advice. In light of that, the best advice I can offer you is to bring your foot to a podiatrist or orthopedist and get it checked out. Even with more information, diagnosing over the internet is really impossible and not in your best interests. Good luck! ...Read more