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Pain Foot Ankle
Where? How long?:
Not enough information! Is the pain a result of an injury or accident? Is the pain getting worse daily? Where specifically is it located and what makes it better/worse?
These are all questions they will be asked when they are seen by a medical professional in person! ...Read more
Pain inner foot & ankle. No injury. Very sore to touch. Swelling. Pain worse at rest & radiate to whole foot & leg. Difficult to weight bear from rest?
Hit shin very hard yesteday. Have a bruise/lump/cut on lower left shin but pain in upper shin with shooting pain in foot/ankle/upper shin. Do I need t be seen oor normal signs of bad bruising?
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Hurt right foot almost 5 weeks ago Rock climbing, put too much pressure on foot, been hurting sense, not foot fracture, tingling, pain in foot/ankle.?
There are a number of possibilities. If you are still
Having trouble, you might want to follow up with an orthopedic surgeon for an exam and further studies. A stress fracture is just one possibility, and it often does not show up on an initial X-ray. A neuroma is another possibility. A detailed exam would give a good indication of the most likely cause. ...Read more
Bone healed in 5 th metatarsal fracture. Does nerve damage cause swelling & pain in foot ankle leg thigh and my hip? Ankle cracks some painfull
What causes moderate achy pain in whole foot, ankle and shin? No swelling. No known injury. 29-f healthy.
If you spent more time than usual on your feet you may have created an overuse syndrome. ...Read more
I'm having pain in mid foot & ankle pain when I squeeze my toes it hurts when I flex my foot upwards it hurts what could b causing this pain?
Could a recent L4/5 laminectomy to treat right side leg pain cause left foot/ankle to swell? I'm 6 wks post-op.
Post op dvt: Concern would be a deep venous thrombosis. go to the emergency room and have an ultrasound immediately. The presence of like swelling would depend on how effective the surgery was in relieving pressure on the nerve root. Over manipulation of the nerve during surgery can irritate and cause leg swelling. There is also a concern for RSD. Was the surgery effective in alleviating like pain? ...Read more
8 months after 2nd grade ankle sprain. Chronic ptt pain. Seen foot n ankle specialist. Mri shows ptt inflammation only. Physio, insole don't help. So?
An insole: May not be giving enough support at the begining of the recovery. It is possible more immobilization is needed to correct the anatomical structures. Consider an AFO to rest the anatomical structures affected. ...Read more
PT said lower extremities r very weak. Could this be causing my bilateral foot pain? Sprained ankle 1.5 yr ago & having pain in bottom of feet since.
Hurt foot 41/2 weeks ago- got X-ray and negative fracture. Still hurts w/ tingling, pain in foot and ankle, pain shoots in leg, achy, can't walk on long.
I woke up this morning with SEVERE pain in my ankle/foot & it shoots up the back of my calf. I didn't hurt it that I can recall?
Inflammation: If there has been no injury, then acute inflammation such as seen in tendonitis, arthritis or gout must be suspected. If you don't get prompt relief with NSAIDS like ibuprofen, or if there is associated redness or swelling, or severe calf tenderness, get examined by a physician for diagnosis and treatment. Appropriate tests will be ordered after the evaluation. ...Read more
Keep getting a really sharpe shooting pain it my ankle/foot it last no longer than a minute but can come regularly it's an unbearable pain at times.
Have it checked: You don't need it getting worse because you are failing to treat it correctly.... ...Read more
Flat feet?: People with severe flat feet can have the appearance of bone protruding on the inside of the foot. Other things could be the cause as well. Evaluation by a podiatrist could help find the cause of the problem. ...Read more
Hi have a throbbing pain in my foot and ankle, have had no injury or fall but very painful any advice would be appreciated?
Throbbing: Unfortunately there needs to be more history here. However, anything that is very painful merits an exam. Possibilities include stress fracture, tendonitis, gout, arrthritis, tarsal tunnel, vascular episode, to name just a few. See your podiatrist for an evaluation - sooner rather than later. ...Read more
What causes foot & ankle pain my ankle hurts so. Bad I only sprained it twice & twisted it once but the pain is unreal may b its the weather?
I have severe foot/ankle pain without injury radiating up towards the knee with swelling to the ankle area?
I still have foot/ankle pain after injury and 7.5 weeks of wearing boot. Both still swell and hurt. Mri showed nothing. No pt ordered.
Sympathetic pain: You may have developed sympathetically mediated pain, also known as reflex sympathetic dystrophy. I would strongly encourage you to be evaluated for this as it is an often overlooked diagnoses. Early treatment is associated with a better prognosis. The disease becomes much more severe and difficult to treat later in its course. Most interventional pain management physicians are expert in this. ...Read more
I have bilateral pars defect & spondylosis which is causing pain & swelling in my foot & ankle how long will my foot hurt for its been almost 2 wks?
I've had chronic foot/ankle pain for over a year. Normal MRI, Normal EMG/NCS - Tried everything I could find, got multiple opinions. What should I do?
Depends: You don't mention related injuries or what those multiple medical opinions were. There are many reasons for chronic ankle pain and more information is really necessary. ...Read more
Tendidnits: Pain on the outside of the foot or ankle after swimming or running may be indicative of peroneal tendinitis, or anterior talo fibular ligament strain of the ankle. If you have a foot or ankle that supinates, it can create lateral strain to both the tendon and the ligamenst causing pain. Try and keep the foot neutral, or in running, get a temporary insole, or have a podiatrist perform a gait analys. ...Read more
Pain in LT ankle/foot x 1 year. Posterior tibialis tear...surgeon wants to do surgery. Not sure as pain is on side of foot and not along the tendon..
It is important:
That you are clear where the pain is...when you say "on the side of the foot" can you be more specific?
Hi Ankle has been sore +-1 week. Ok while running but if I stand & put pressure on it & release the pressure there is a sharp pain in ankle inner foot?
Stop Running.: Sounds like to could be tendon issue. To prevent further injury, it might be best to stop all activities until the foot can be properly evaluated. ...Read more
Severe lateral foot & ankle pain when walking & standing, painful to touch & at rest, slight ankle swelling w/ popping sound. 2 weeks since injury.
I suffered from a foot fracture seven months ago but I stillhave pain in my foot and ankle. What do I do?
Have it re-evaluated: Have it re-evaluated and treated.Get a more detailed answer ›