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Outer Foot Pain When Walking
See a podiatrist: If this is a chronic problem, you have to rule out a fracture or tendonitis, or both. You may have injured it without knowing. It may even be a nerve pinched in that area or your back. I would suggest having it properly examined and get x-rays. If you continue to walk with pain, you risk injuring it more, changing the way you are walking and creating a new problem because of compensation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
Short leg: Generally pain on the outside of one foot is from a short leg providing you have not had trauma to your foot or leg. I would need more infromation to give a better answer, such as hip pain one side, low back pain one side, is the pain in the foot at the midpoint of the outside of the foot, abnormal shoe wear as one shoe wears different than the other? See a podiatrist for better diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pain outside left ankle only when walking on beach barefoot. Pain radiates up to calf and often goes numb.
Burning pain above heel. Swelling beneath outer ankle. Pain increases when walkin especially on incomes or stairs. Heaviness and leg weakness to hip?
Problems linked?: Heaviness of the leg and hip weakness may be due to a back problem (L 3-4). This would not cause pain in the ankle (local process if there truly is some swelling) I would have the muscle CPK checked (on statin drug) the weakness in the legs is typically symmetrical if due to statin drugs but can be noticed on one side initially. If these problems persist you will need to be examined. ...Read more
Fell on knee snowboarding; swelling, bruising, searing pain in patellar tendon area when flexing foot up; can move, walk, stand fine. Thoughts?
Pain in lower front and medial leg. Started when hurt ankle running weeks ago. struggling to walk on it. makes foot turn outward and pronate?
Foot hurts pronates: You need to see a Dr. as you may have a fracture or torn tenon. ...Read more
Poor foot support: You may have poor foot support. Condition like plantar fasciitis is quite common; it can result in pain in the heel. Make sure you wear a pair of shoes with good arch support or get a pair of shoe inserts. If condition continues, then consult with a podiatrist for evaluation. ...Read more
Sharp severe pain in left knee. Pain occurs when bending or lifting leg, when going down stairs, and when pressing quad-edge of kneecap.
Protection!: You know the joke "Doc, it hurts when I do this." and Doc says "Don't do that! Well, for now try not to do those things. Also use a good knee brace to protect/imobolize the knee until you can see a doctor for an exam. Rest will help whatever it is to stop further irritation damage. Knees can be unforgiving, so treat them w/ gentle care. Best! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My left leg hurts pain down from of shin and knee hurts can't squat or stairs clicks when walking or bending hurts what is wrong?
Sciatica: Pain in the distribution as you suggested describes the pattern of the nerve that travels in the leg called the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is not the cause of the pain source, it is the result of an irritated nerve typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Joint instability at hip and knee, weakness from hip to outer thigh to outer knee. Pain lifting leg - climbing stairs and kicking leg backwards. Why?
Left foot numb back of outer calf sore down to ankle .Sometimes stumble when walk.Came on suddenly no injury and no over extertion?
Pain top wrapping under foot at arch x1wk popped today when walking sharp pain ankle arch bottom foot pain on movement more side-side have to walk on heel no wt bear no visible defect what could it be?
Too much, too soon?: Really tough to say over the computer. Maybe you did too much, too soon, without proper stretching before exercises and that caused your ankle sprain./strain to occur. If the pain persists, have a dr. Check you out and give you a proper time line and treatment before you return to the treadmill. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Saturday fell over hard onto right ischium. Pain (radiating to hip and thigh) when sitting, walking,etc. Also tingling sensation. Fracture or bruise?
Bruise most likely : The pelvic bones are very difficult to fracture in a healthy individual. The fact you're walking is good. The discomfort is likely due to muscle soreness from the injury. Even if there is a small fracture the treatment would be move as tolerable. ...Read more
Sharp shooting pain from knee to mid thigh. Difficulty walking. Dx: o/a (r) knee from fall. Now swollen ankle, top of foot, pain in toes. Related?
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