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Hit my knee, now my foot burns, what's wrong?

Hit my knee, now my foot burns, what's wrong?

Possibly: Hit a nerve thatinnervates the foot when bumping he knee. Try putting ice on the outside portion of the knee ...Read more

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Rolled my ankle at roller derby practice. Sharp pain 'inside' my ankle only when I flex my foot up towards my head and 'in.' Sprain?

Rolled my ankle at roller derby practice. Sharp pain 'inside' my ankle only when I flex my foot up towards my head and 'in.' Sprain?

Probably a sprain: Most ankle injuries are muscle strains or ligament sprains and respond we to rest, ice and anti inflammatory medications. If you still have pain after 10 days I would recommend having it evaluated by a medical professional. ...Read more

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Walking in bare feet on frosty pavement left foot went down threw icy pothole back of my foot near my toes swollen walking is painful like it burns?

Walking in bare feet on frosty pavement left foot went down threw icy pothole back of my foot near my toes swollen walking is painful like it burns?

Work Quickly.: You my have very well fractured , or at least injured the area of the metatarsal bones and/ or toes. You need to RICE your foot immediately. Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevate. Probably in the morning you should make an appointment at your local surgery to have it evaluated. Crutches and /or cast boot may be a big help. Keeping the flannel to a minimum. ...Read more

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Ankle pain when I rotate/walk on my foot. Inside of ankle painful to touch.?

Ankle pain when I rotate/walk on my foot.  Inside of ankle painful to touch.?

Ankle pain: Medial ankle pain can be caused by numerous conditions. 1. Small fracture ( stress) medial mallelous 2. Tarsal tunnel syndrome 3. Tendon tear in tarsal canal just to list a few..... I would recommend you see a doctor and get an exam with x-ray and possible mri. ...Read more

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What would cause severe burning in my left foot ? And ankle plus my ankle swells like a grapefruit on my outer ankle

What would cause severe burning in my left foot ? And ankle plus my ankle swells like a grapefruit on my outer ankle

Varies: There are multiple potential causes, I would not hesitate to be seen. Usual causes can include traumatic injury, inflammation, infection or deformity; problems with fluid return such as venous disease and/ or clot can contribute as well. ...Read more

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I was walking when my right leg turned inward. hurts from my lower thigh to my foot. My foot, ankle and lower thigh is swollen and can't put no weight?

I was walking when my right leg turned inward. hurts from my lower thigh to my foot. My foot, ankle and lower thigh is swollen and can't put no weight?

See your provider: You appear to have strained or partly torn some muscles and ligaments in your leg. Please consider seeing your health care provider for evaluation. ...Read more

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Why is my pinky toe sore and burns?

Why is my pinky toe sore and burns?

Small Toe: Likely sore and burns from friction caused by shoes or may have a heammertoe or spurs. Numbness is caused by nerve issue. See a podiatrist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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It hurts all around my ankle & when I step on it there's a sharp pain in my tibia, ankle, and foot. If I bend my foot it hurts bad. My ankle gives out?

It hurts all around my ankle & when I step on it there's a sharp pain in my tibia, ankle, and foot. If I bend my foot it hurts bad. My ankle gives out?

What did you do: Tap on the tibia and see if vibration causes pain. If yes, need x-ray. If no, sit on chair wit bad ankle across other knee(figure 4). Gently draw the alphabet with bad foot. Focus on letters that hurt. Two times a day for three days, if no better, see a doctor. ...Read more

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I got a bad sunburn with blisters, now i can't bend knee and foot is swollen; it's difficult to walk. Knee and thigh area looks bruised.

I got a bad sunburn with blisters, now i can't bend knee and foot is swollen; it's difficult to walk. Knee and thigh area looks bruised.

GET CHECKED OUT!: This is concerning - you had second degree burns and now have complications of decreased range of motion, swelling and pain with weight bearing. While these may all just be results of the burn, it is also possible that there is a secondary infection, and if you ignore this at this point could turn into a disaster. Have it checked out today...... ...Read more

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Need help docs! my ankle hurts when i lift my foot and put pressure on my heel?

Try rest: At first. Also try more supportive shoes and inserts. If this pesists or is severe, see podiatrist. ...Read more

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Why has my leg swollen after spraining my ankle?

Why has my leg swollen after spraining my ankle?

Get an x-ray: Twisting ones’ ankle can lead to a sprained ankle. Often times, this may result in ligament or tendon injuries which may lead to ankle swelling, pain, and possibly instability. An x-ray of the foot and ankle will be able to assist in differentiating a sprain form a fracture. ...Read more

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Why my Achilles tendon burn?

Why my Achilles tendon burn?

A few things: It could be achilles tendinitis, a bursitis, a never irritation or something else. Seeing a podiatrist or orthopedist should help provide a more specific diagnosis. ...Read more

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I recently sprained my ankle, and I get waves of pain down my foot and ankle. Should I use crutches?

Probably: Rest, ice, compression, and elevation for initial treatment is warranted. Use crutches if the pain increases or the ankle feels unstable. Have the ankle evaluated for a ligament tear. ...Read more

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Sore ankle and pain on bottom of foot near little toe when i walk. From my heels?

Possibilities: Depends. Is there swelling? May just be a strain/sprain: especially if walking excessively in heels which is not good. If swelling is present and very painful may be a stress fracture. If persistent, see podiatrist. ...Read more

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I broke me fibula by my ankle. The top of my foot hurts, bruised, and swollen. Could I have fractured my foot also? I was playing football

I broke me fibula by my ankle. The top of my foot hurts, bruised, and swollen. Could I have fractured my foot also? I was playing football

Possibly: Have your doctor evaluate the X rays to see if that was included in the X ray films. Sprains of the soft tissue and accumulation of swelling can also cause pain. Good luck ...Read more

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I have a 3rd degree ankle sprain and torn in half ligament in my ankle. Now today my whole leg knee to foot swollen huge and hurts? should I worry?

I have a 3rd degree ankle sprain and torn in half ligament in my ankle. Now today my whole leg  knee to foot swollen huge and hurts? should I worry?

Yes: Yes you should worry. If you haven't gotten and MRI you should consider this right away. You don't want to live the rest of you live with a weak ankle that could have been fixed. Let's see exactly what is wrong. ...Read more

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I hurt my knee running and now my foot tingles. My knee no longer hurts, but it's been a week and a half and my foot still tingles. Nerve damage?

I hurt my knee running and now my foot tingles. My knee no longer hurts, but it's been a week and a half and my foot still tingles. Nerve damage?

Knee Swelling: Likely caused mild compression of the nerves surrounding the knee. The tingling should get better in a couple of weeks. If you are concerned talk this over with your doctor. ...Read more