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I have severe pain on the bottom of my foot to the heel... It's hard to walk, what can b the cause of it?

I have severe pain on the bottom of my foot to the heel... It's hard to walk, what can b the cause of it?

Heel spur syndrome: You probably have heel spur syndrome. To confirm you need to be evaluated and have x-rays taken and a treatment plan started to relieve your symptoms such as pt, orthotics, cortisone injections or even surgery. This should be your discussion with your foot health provider. ...Read more

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I am a runner, and I have this pain in the bottom of my foot. What could it be?

I am a runner, and I have this pain in the bottom of my foot. What could it be?

Foot pain: There can be many different reasons for foot pain. From arthritis, plantar fasciitis, stress fractures, general foot fatigue, stress fractures and countless more. Even the time of day the pain comes can help determine why you are having pain. You can ask your pcp for a podiatry referral if the pain continues to worsen. Of course practice price therapy as well and stretch before and after runs. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a pain in the bottom of my foot near the heel?

What to do if I have a pain in the bottom of my foot near the heel?

Plantar fascitis: Probably plantar fascitis or flexor tendonitis. This is a problem with lack of support. Stretch the arch and achilles and add a support to your shoe. ...Read more

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I'm having pain on the bottom of my foot/heel, the pain worsens when I put weight on my foot and in the mornings when I wake up and take my first step?

I'm having pain on the bottom of my foot/heel, the pain worsens when I put weight on my foot and in the mornings when I wake up and take my first step?

Plantar fasciitis: Plantar fasciitis, or arch ligament strain is a common cause of heel pain in the bottom of the heel and/or arch. What you are describing is called "poststatic dyskinesia", a hallmark of plantar fasciitis.

See a podiatrist for more information and treatment. ...Read more

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I have pain on the bottom of my foot towards the inside of my big toe. Its not really the ball of my foot but on the inside edge of my toe.

Perhaps sesamoiditis: The. Big toes has two pea-size sesamoid bones that lie about the inside and outside of the undersurface of the big toes just at the end of the "ball" of your foot. They can be become injured and inflamed or painful. A thorough Orthopaedic evaluation is warranted to assess the real source of your pain ...Read more

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I have pain at the bottom of my foot, it always happen when I wake up and after walking it disappear, I use different medication but no progress.

I have pain at the bottom of my foot, it always happen when I wake up and after walking it disappear, I use different medication but no progress.

Plantar Fasciitis: It sounds like you have plantar fasciitis.
Try stretching and using ice to the arch and heel of your foot for 20-30 minutes twice daily.
If persists see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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I have pain at the bottom of my foot. Back area of the arch close to the heel. It hurts the most in the mornings. What is it? What can I do?

Plantar fasciitis: Very common cause of foot pain and the morning pain almost confirms it. Go to your local pharmacy or health medical supply store and ask for a nighttime brace for plantar fascitis. This will stretch the fascia while sleeping and help to get rid of the pain. Good shoes will help. Massage the foot and stretch by rolling over 3 golf balls in a sock. If no relief see your physician or podiatrist. ...Read more

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I have pain in the bottom of my foot right below the big toe and before the arch of the foot it radiates to the 2&3 metatarsal.

I have pain in the bottom of my foot right below the big toe and before the arch of the foot it radiates to the 2&3 metatarsal.

Many possibilities: Your pain could due to trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis, inflammation), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), poor circulation, musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and different neurologic conditions (neuropathy). A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. The treatment varies depending on the cause. ...Read more

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I have pain in the bottom of my foot. The pain originated justbehind the ball of my foot and it has now moved closer to the heel. The tendon in my arch hurts while walking and it has gotten worse. What should I do?

I have pain in the bottom of my foot. The pain originated justbehind the ball of my foot and it has now moved closer to the heel. The tendon in my arch hurts while walking and it has gotten worse. What should I do?

Plantar fascitis: Sounds like plantar fascitis. You should see a foot and ankle specialist to properly diagnose the symptoms. Usually an ultrasound will be performed to measure and determine the plantar fascia and determine what treatment is necessary. ...Read more

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I have an odd, throbbing pain on the bottom of my foot below my 2nd toe. I'm diabetic. Trouble?

I have an odd, throbbing pain on the bottom of my foot below my 2nd toe. I'm diabetic. Trouble?

May be trouble!: Patients with diabetes are at higher risk for foot infections and ulcers (skin breakdown), due to nerve damage, inadequate blood flow to feet, and impaired immune function (all due to high glucose). If you have pain under your toe, you need to be checked out for infections, or ulcers, or even bone fractures. Diabetes is the leading cause of amputations -- check it out before losing a toe or foot! ...Read more

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I have a severe pain on t left bottom of my foot it radiates to my heal.?

I have a severe pain on t left bottom of my foot it radiates to my heal.?

On awakening?: Pain on the bottom of the foot, and bottom of the heel, worse on first steps is often plantar fasciitis (inflammation of the thick lining on the bottom of the foot): rx'd with stretching, anti-inflammatories. Other problems could be fractures, neuromas (painful nerve swellings), less likely referred pain from sciatica (infammation of nerves in back). See your doc. ...Read more

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I have a strong jolt pain at the bottom of my foot every minute or so. I’m starting to panic, the pain makes me clinch. What can I do?

Get diagnosed: Do not panic. If the pain is severe, you need to go to the er. However, if it is bearable, try an over the counter pain reliever and see your dr tomorrow for an evaluations and treatment of the condition. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have electric shock like pain at the bottom of my foot whenever I walk?

What do you suggest if I have electric shock like pain at the bottom of my foot whenever I walk?

Electric shock: It is most likely a morton's neuroma, which is like having a pinched nerve in the foot...
Please seek a foot specialist to determine this.
You may need an MRI or a nerve test called an EMG/NCV test.

It can be treated successfully ...Read more

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I just started having pain in the bottom of my right foot in the arch, close to the side on the inside of my foot. It is swollen, red, and shooting pain to my knee. What can I do to make it stop hurting? Do I need to see a Dr?

I just started having pain in the bottom of my right foot in the arch, close to the side on the inside of my foot. It is swollen, red, and shooting pain to my knee. What can I do to make it stop hurting? Do I need to see a Dr?

Midfoot pain: Please see a PCP or podiatrist for an accurate diagnosis. Key evaluation factors include: Is there point tenderness anywhere? Trauma? Is the pain constant or worsened by certain activity or shoes? Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome is one of several possible causes. Consider RICE (rest, ice, compression, and elevation), orthotics such as a walker boot, high-quality shoes, and ibuprofen over the counter. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain on the bottom and top of my foot in the middle. It hurts when I walk on it and when I lay down. It even hurts to touch it?

I have a sharp pain on the bottom and top of my foot in the middle. It hurts when I walk on it and when I lay down. It even hurts to touch it?

Foot pain without: Injury sounds like arthritis. Common causes are gout, pseudogout, rheumatoid arthritis, or bacterial infection. Rarely, it could be bone malignancy. You need to see a doctor and sort this out. It could be something serious. ...Read more

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I have pain when I walk on the bottom of my foot at the head of my 4th an 5th metatarsal. I had an xray and didn't see a stress fracture. What is it?

Plantar fasciitis: Painful head of metatarsal area could be joint irritation or tendons, once you have ruled out a fracture. RICE, rest, ice, compression, and elevation may work well. A short 5 day course of NSAID (Motrin, Ibuprofen, aleve, or naproxen) may help also ...Read more

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I have a pain at the bottom of my arch in my foot. Right at the beginning of my heel. For about 3 months now. What is it?

I have a pain at the bottom of my arch in my foot. Right at the beginning of my heel. For about 3 months now. What is it?

Fasciitis: It's an inflammation of the arch -- the treatment is Ibuprofen and rest -- but you may need some foot support or local injection if that doesn't help. Please check with your podiatrist (foot specialist). ...Read more

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I have severe pain on the bottom outer portion of my right foot and under my ankle when I put pressure on and take pressure off. What could that be?

I have severe pain on the bottom outer portion of my right foot and under my ankle when I put pressure on and take pressure off. What could that be?

On the bottom: Outer part of the foot injury to the lateral band of the plantar fascia is possible and under the ankle would be possible injury to the peroneal tendons. ...Read more

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What is this pain in the bottom of my foot?

What is this pain in the bottom of my foot?

Many possibilities: Your pain could due to trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis, inflammation), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), poor circulation, musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and different neurologic conditions (neuropathy). A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. The treatment varies depending on the cause. ...Read more

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What is a hole like thing on the bottom of my foot?

What is a hole like thing on the bottom of my foot?

Need to see!: An inverted follicular keratosis (upside down seborrheic keratosis) is highly unlikely given the location. You could have a solitary wart that has become cystic (verucous cyst) or more likely a porokeratosis which is a callus (keratoma) that occurs within a sweat gland on the bottom of the foot. Regardless it needs to be seen to make the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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Please help! Randomly get pain at the bottom of my foot?

Foot pain: Congrats for recognizing that your feet are not supposed to hurt! There can be many different reasons for foot pain. From arthritis, plantar fasciitis, stress fractures, general foot fatigue, and countless more. Even the time of day the pain comes can help determine why you are having pain. You can ask your pcp for a podiatry referral if the pain continues to worsen. ...Read more

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Why is it that I have a freckle on the bottom of my foot?

Why is it that I have a freckle on the bottom of my foot?

It is not unusual: Please get it checked by a skin specialist (dermatologist) as it can be a melanoma which does occur on the sole of foot. Also keep an eye on it and check if it changes in size or color. That would make it suspect to be a melanoma which needs to be removed by a surgeon. ...Read more

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What could cause small green dots on the bottom of my foot?

What could cause small green dots on the bottom of my foot?

Weird: That's weird! fungus, dye from socks, erythrasma, or weird pseudomonas infection. Sounds like a trip to the podiatrist! ...Read more

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Could use expert help with why the bottom of my foot itch and hurt?

Could use expert help with why the bottom of my foot itch and hurt?

Itching: If they hurt and itch see your podiatrist for help. Use an antifungal until you get there. ...Read more

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How should I take care of a small, deep cut on the bottom of my foot?

How should I take care of a small, deep cut on the bottom of my foot?

Depends: If it is fresh it might need stitiches. If not clean it well with soap and water, apply a topical antiseptic and dry sterile dressing. Watch for signs of infection, heat, drainage, pain, swelling. ...Read more