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My Doctor Precribed Prednisone For One Week For Plantar Fasciitis I Am Scared Of Side Effects What Are They
My doctor precribed prednisone for one week for plantar fasciitis I am scared of side effects. What are they?
Prednisone is a synthetic cortisone. The body makes cortisone, a natural hormone made in adrenal glands. The body converts it to Hydrocortisone to become active. 25 mg of cortisone has about same effect as 5 mgm prednisone. The average person would produce 3-6 mg of pred daily. So why use a substitute? The synthetic has more anti-inflammatory effect; but has less effect ...Read more
Doctors said i need to lose all the grit in my plantar fasciitis of i don't what will happen. It painful and there a lot of grit thankyou.
Thickening of fascia: Plantar fasciitis is an inflammatory condition of the fascia usually where it attaches to the heel bone. It is thickened on MRI as well as ultrasound. The "grit" your doctor is probably referring to is the thickened tissue and granulation tissue that is trying to heal it. The condition is in some self limiting. With therapy stretching , formal therapy 85-95% resolve . Some require more invasive rx. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have surgery scheduled for plantar fasciitis this Friday but would like a second opinion. I have tried everything my doctor had suggested.
Second opinion: That is a viable option. You wrote in to the health education portion of health Tap. We can not provide a second opinion. Heath Tap Concierge and Prime offer medical advice/ treatment. However, to allow for direct physical examination - consider seeing a podiatrist or orthopedic surgeon in your area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A podiatrist!: Podiatrists are specialists of the foot and ankle. We do surgery (bunions, hammertoes, ankle fractures, etc.), wound care for diabetics or trauma patients, treat athlete's foot and toenails fungus, ingrown toenails, tendinitis, sports injuries, birth defects or deformities, bracing and orthotics--just about anything affecting the foot or ankle. Including a lot of plantar fasciitis! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I need 2nd opinion from a podiatrist or orthopedic doctor regarding my diagnosis off Plantar Fasciitis. I'm getting worse?
Have it evaluated.: Heel pain is most often caused by plantar fasciitis, a condition that is sometimes also called heel spur syndrome when a spur is present. Heel pain may also be due to other causes, such as infection, tendonitis, arthritis, stress fracture, nerve irritation, retained foreign body, bone tumor, or a cyst. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not much: There is no evidence that moringa will help these problems. ...Read more
What doctor recommend exercises should I do to stretch my plantar fascia in order to relieve pain from plantar fasciitis?
Not just exercises!: If you have plantar fasciitis, and hurt most with the first few steps in the morning, the more you can do together, the better: #1: supportive shoes. #2: firm inserts or orthotics. #3: oral antiinflammatories (check with your doctor). #4: stretching your foot and calf. #5: icing (10 min at a time). You may also need physical therapy, cortisone injections, or eswt if available in your area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pain in my hips , knees , ankles and feet . What could b causing it? My blood test came back clear. My doctor says it's plantar fasciitis. I
Pain: Plantar fasciitis can result in pain in a lot of places - not just the feet. You could also have osteoarthritis in those other weight bearing joints. See your podiatrist - orthotics help with plantar fasciitis about 95% of the time in my practice. They just might help those other areas as well by getting 'things' aligned . Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pain on side of foot near heel on the outside, about an inch up from bottom. Bottom of heel hurts too, but side especially. Plantar Fasciitis?
Not the right site:
The location of the pain does not fit with planter fasciiitis. Could it be from an ill fitting shoe? See if warm compresses provide relief. If it persists or gets worse, you may consult a podiatrist.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Type one diabetic male, 59 yes old. Swollen ankle(only one) after having plantar fasciitis . That us gone but swelling remains...2-3 months now?
I have heel pain on the right side of my left heel. Hurts even when resting. It's on the bone so doesn't seem like plantar fasciitis. What could it be?
I have plantar fasciitis and my heel and arch hurts but now the side of my foot hurts as well. Is this unusual?
NO: You're walking differently to avoid the painful area, thus putting undue pressure on other areas of the foot. ...Read more
While running, the inside of my foot on the bottom left side below my heel starting hurting suddenly.Could it be plantar fasciitis?
Plantar fasciitis.: The most common cause of heel pain is plantar fasciitis: an inflammation of a thick band of tissue that helps hold up the arch of your foot. It attaches to your heel bone, and is usually the most painful for the first few steps in the morning, or after sitting a long time and then standing quickly. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can plantar fasciitis come on in one day all of the sudden, or does it slowly build up over time?
Varies: Plantar fascia is thick fibrous band of connective tissue originating on the bottom surface of the calcaneus (heel bone) and extending along sole of the foot towards the toes. Usually gradual.I personally had sudden plantar fasciti.S walking off curb of a street. Most people with plantar fasciitis have pain when they take their first steps after sitting or standing a long time.High and flat arches. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Combo treatment. : The more you can do together, the better: #1: supportive shoes. #2: firm inserts or orthotics. #3: oral antiinflammatories (check with your doctor). #4: stretching your foot and calf. #5: icing (10 min at a time). You may also need physical therapy or cortisone injections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I recently had endoscopic surgery for plantar fasciitis, now I have numbness in my foot , across the heel and down the side of my foot, what's going on?
Podiatrist said I had plantar fasciitis & I got orthotics. No help. One steroid injection no help. Heel pain bad. He seems lax about it. Ideas?
GP said plantar fasciitis, but I've no heel pain, and it doesnt hurt first thing in the morning. foot arch hurts, lateral side of feet starts hurting?
Can you have plantar fasciitis achilles tendonitis sesamoiditis all at once or can one of those conditions cause pain everywhere on foot will MRI show?
Three's a crowd...: You certainly can have all three conditions at the same time. An experienced clinician would be able to determine the diagnosis without an MRI. An MRI would be helpful in demonstrating the tissue's reaction to the to the inflammatory condition. Consult with your Healthtap specialist for further understanding. ...Read more
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- My doctor precribed prednisone for one week for plantar fasciitis i am worried of the side effects