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My pain is on the outside of my foot below the ankle bone?

My pain is on the outside of my foot below the ankle bone?

Tendonitis possibly.: See a doctor for a proper evaluation. X-rays may be necessary. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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I have pain on the top of my left foot in the muscle areas of the foot toward the small toe about half of the foot

I have pain on the top of my left foot in the muscle areas of the foot toward the small toe about  half of the foot

Like : Like with no many questions asked here, there is too little information to give you a proper answer or guide you in the right direction. How long has this pain been present? Was there an injury? Did it start suddenly or slowly? Is there redness, heat, swelling? Have you tried taking anything, and if so, what, and did it help? So either re-post your question with more detail if you like, or do the obvious, which is visit your friendly podiatrist, where you're more likely to get a much better idea of what's going on down there than you ever possibly could here in avvo-land. ...Read more

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Left foot pain at the bottom of my foot in the arch?

Left foot pain at the bottom of my foot in the arch?

Inflammation: This most likely would be plantar fasciitis or a flexor tendonitis. There is also the possiblity of a pinched nerve to the area. The only way to find out for sure is to visit your podiatrist. ...Read more

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Heel spur on back of foot &below back of foot. Achilles tendinitis visible bump on the side opposite of the ankle. Been years. Pains unbearable. Help?

Sick Achilles.: Your comments sound like the findings of a previous x-ray exam. I'm not sure what is meant by "bump on the opposite side of the ankle". If it is in the Achilles tendon, then extreme pain, could make sense. It sounds as though there is something amiss with your Achilles tendon. It would make sense to immobilize the ankle, and begin non-weight bearing until tendon imaging studies can be performed ...Read more

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Cause of Pain in arch area of foot, top and bottom of foot ?

Wear and Tear.: Treating pain, especially in the foot, is always so much easier when the patient can actually put their finger tip on the exact spot of the pain. When the pain descriptions include "in the area of", then solving the problem needs more focus. A hands on exam would probably reveal a generalized arch pain consistent with the beginning of arthritis, ligament strain and tendonitis. Try supportive shoes ...Read more

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Remedies for foot pain due to bone spur on top and outside of foot?

Remedies for foot pain due to bone spur on top and outside of foot?

Determine cause : Protecting the area from excessive shoe pressure is often helpful. Wider and more supportive shoes can also help. Orthotic inserts in shoes can improve poor biomechanics. It is best to determine reason for the spur to have occurred to treat properly. ...Read more

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The upper back part of my heel has pain while walking or stretching. Standing on the front part of the foot don't help. Same pain on the heel. ??

The upper back part of my heel has pain while walking or stretching. Standing on the front part of the foot don't help. Same pain on the heel. ??

Achilles tendon atta: This is where the Achilles tendon attaches. This needs to be evaluated. It is Achilles tendonitis. We can find this as part of a systemic inflammatory spondylarthropathy or it can be mechanical. We call this an enthesis and the inflammation entesitis. Your physician can help you identify the cause. You may need to see a rheumatologist ...Read more

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Have pain on top of right foot above arch?

You may have: Tendonitis, neuritis, a bony prominence. This is much easier to diagnose with an in person exam as you would be pointing right to the spot. An x-ray may or not be helpful in making the diagnosis. I would commend a visit to the podiatrist, . ...Read more

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I have pain in bottom of foot swelling on top. Is that gout?

I have pain in bottom of foot swelling on top. Is that gout?

Hard to say: Gout is characterized by intense pain, redness and swelling. If that is you, then gout is possible. If it is not, gout is unlikely. Have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Pain on the side of foot?

See doctor: Many causes including fracture, stress fracture, contusion, strain...... So see doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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The bottom of my foot has a sharp pain in the middle?

The bottom of my foot has a sharp pain in the middle?

Further Evaluate: Consider plantar fascitis (near the heel), plantar fascia tear/injury, tendinitis of foot. Have a foot and ankle orthopedic surgeon evaluate for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have pain in the bottom of my foot right below the big toe and before the arch of the foot it radiates to the 2&3 metatarsal .

I have pain in the bottom of my foot right below the big toe and before the arch of the foot it radiates to the 2&3 metatarsal .

Many possibilities: Your pain could due to trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis, inflammation), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), poor circulation, musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and different neurologic conditions (neuropathy). A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. The treatment varies depending on the cause. ...Read more

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Can gout occur in the soft tissue on the top outer area of the foot near the ankle?

Can gout occur in the soft tissue on the top outer area of the foot near the ankle?

Tophaceous Gout: Gout can occur in just about any soft tissue in the body. The accumulation of uric acid crystals in the soft tissue forms nodules or masses called tophi. The singular of tophi is tophus or stone. These can become quite large and disfiguring. They can rupture through the skin and destroy not only soft tissue but joints. Tophi formation is the result of chronic high levels of uric acid in the blood. ...Read more