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I have diabetic why does my feet hurt?

I have diabetic why does my feet hurt?

Neuropathy: A common complication of diabetes mellitus is peripheral neuropathy - pins/needles sensation in the feet & legs. This is due to nerve damage from diabetes. There are meds to help manage this. You should also get your feet examined at every doctor's visit because you can get infected cuts on your feet without feeling it. The most important thing is to keep your diabetes in excellent control. ...Read more

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Foot Pain (Definition)

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


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Both of my feet hurt like i, m walking on rocks.I, m heavy i don, t have diabetes.It, s getting more and more uncomforable to work or walk .

Both of my feet hurt like i, m walking on rocks.I, m heavy i don, t have diabetes.It, s getting more and more uncomforable to work or walk .

Many possibilities: Foot pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). ...Read more

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Why do palms and balls of feet hurt on awakening. No diabetes?

Palm & sole pain: These are very unusual symptorms and may represent a drug reaction or allergic response. Other rare forms are neuropathy. If you have excluded diabetes, I have heard that lyme disease may be another possibilty that may require evaluation. An EMG may provide some information. Vascular/autoimmune causes will need to be examined. ...Read more

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Feet hurt from diabetic neuropathy but why do they swell as well?

Feet hurt from diabetic neuropathy but why do they swell as well?

Swelling: This could be vascular or kidney and both related to diabetes. See your endocrinologist or family doc. ...Read more

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My 7 yr old type 1 diabetic daughter woke up crying both feet hurt all over what could this be caused by? Diabetic for 4 yrs

My 7 yr old type 1 diabetic daughter woke up crying both feet hurt all over what could this be caused by? Diabetic for 4 yrs

No DM foot disease: We just don't see diabetic foot disease in pre-pubertal kids. It's very rare to even see it in the older teens who've had poorly controlled dm for years. Feet tender? Any injury? Foot muscle spasms? Swelling, redness? Rash? ...Read more

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My feet hurt after sitting, why?

My feet hurt after sitting, why?

Possible: Plantar fascitis. The condition you describe is known as post static dyskinesia...Or pain after periods of rest and then standing. One explanation is that the ligament contracts while you are sitting and then stretches when you stand and this stretching of the ligament causes the pain. ...Read more

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