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Pain in the back of my heel when I walk. Had plantar fasciitis before but that pain was bottom of the foot heel pain. This is in the back of my heel?

Pain in the back of my heel when I walk. Had plantar fasciitis before but that pain was bottom of the foot heel pain. This is in the back of my heel?

Compensation..: It sounds like you may be compensating for the fasciitis problem by lifting your heel. This lifting could be causing the Achilles tendon pain. You need to have your foot evaluated for a mechanical solution. ...Read more

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Pain in small spot bottom of foot, toward heel- in morning and walking. Feels like it's pulling from heel up back of my leg too. Plantar fasciitis?

Pain in small spot bottom of foot, toward heel- in morning and walking. Feels like it's pulling from heel up back of my leg too. Plantar fasciitis?

Probably: Plantar fasciitis is typically in the bottom of the heel. Worse in morning and after rest. It can hurt up the leg too from walking differently to compensate. Try ice, Achilles stretches, NSAIDs, orthotics, good shoes. Avoid barefoot and flat shoes without support. See you local podiatrist. It could be this problem or something else. They can help you get better. ...Read more

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I'm having pain on the bottom of my foot/heel, the pain worsens when I put weight on my foot and in the mornings when I wake up and take my first step?

I'm having pain on the bottom of my foot/heel, the pain worsens when I put weight on my foot and in the mornings when I wake up and take my first step?

Plantar fasciitis: Plantar fasciitis, or arch ligament strain is a common cause of heel pain in the bottom of the heel and/or arch. What you are describing is called "poststatic dyskinesia", a hallmark of plantar fasciitis.

See a podiatrist for more information and treatment. ...Read more

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Pain started at bottom left foot near heel, now top foot left pain with calf and behind thr knee pain. No swelling, wear sandals, lots of standing?

Pain started at bottom left foot near heel, now top foot left pain with calf and behind thr knee pain. No swelling, wear sandals, lots of standing?

Foot specialist?: Hard to say, but it could even be from improper fit of your shoes and the standing or both. I would be evaluated by a professional and not try to heal yourself, which could make things worse. ...Read more

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What causes pain in bottom of foot between front ball to the heel like something shredding muscle or nerve?

What causes pain in bottom of foot between front ball to the heel like something shredding muscle or nerve?

Plantar fasciitis: Plantar fasciitis which is pretty much what you said - a stretching and tearing of the fibers that form the ligament that runs between your toes and your heel. Often triggered by new shoes or new activity. Needs a good arch support. Gradual resolution is the norm. See doc if not improving. ...Read more

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Which is a good treatment for a sore heel on bottom of foot?

Which is a good treatment for a sore heel on bottom of foot?

Depends: What type of problem is it.
It could be plantar fasciitis or just a sore heel.
See a podiatrist

try using a gel heel cup. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the best treatment for a sore heel on bottom of foot?

Can you tell me about the best treatment for a sore heel on bottom of foot?

Sore: As dr kass said - is there a sore present or is the heel sore. Two divergent forms of treatment here - we need a lot more info to help ...Read more

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Pain in heel & near toes, top & bottom of foot, hard to walk, pins and needles off and on, it's been like this for about 4weeks, what could it be?

Pain in heel & near toes, top & bottom of foot, hard to walk, pins and needles off and on, it's been like this for about 4weeks, what could it be?

Just in one foot?: If the symptoms are just in one foot, and they affect the top and bottom of your foot, then radiculopathy may be the cause. This is a condition where nerve roots in the back are compressed. This normally affects one side. Another possible cause is peroneal neuropathy, which is often caused by crossing the legs too much. ...Read more

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Hit on right heel by shopping cart foot bent under cart heard a pop in my plantar fascia now pain bottom of foot & Achilles tendon what to do?

Hit on right heel by shopping cart foot bent under cart heard a pop in my plantar fascia now pain bottom of foot & Achilles tendon what to do?

Start Now.: By the sound of it, likely a fascia injury and possibly some involvement with the Achilles tendon. These are initially treated in the RICE fashion. (rest, ice, compression and elevation) This will help with the swelling and pain. Avoid bearing weight on the foot until it can be examined and the true extent of the injury can be determined. Use Crutches until you can see a foot and ankle specialist. ...Read more

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

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 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 in bottom of foot when walking or standing across the ball of foot. Have had knee problem for a while?

Pain in bottom of foot when walking or standing across the ball of foot. Have had knee problem for a while?

Compensation: Due to your knee problem you may have changed your walking pattern to compensate for the knee. This may be putting more pressure on the ball of the foot and creating a metatarsalgia or possible neuroma. ...Read more

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Calf locked up, now it's painful, tight, swells at ankle & foot, pain goes up to thigh all back leg pain & in bottom of foot, can't bend ankle, help?

Painfull: Calf spasms are painful. Usually they relax through weight bearing, gentle stretch, and heat before the ankle will "move". Naproxen is not the cure. Overuse (such as standing or walking in improper shoes) is the most common cause. If the pain in the back does not respond to heat, stretch and rest over the day after the calf problem relaxes, seek examination with a musculoskeletal physician. ...Read more

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What can I do for lump on bottom of foot?

What can I do for lump on bottom of foot?

Lump: Any lump anywhere should be evaluated. Do the right thing and seek the help of your podiatrist. ...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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What can be done about hard calous on bottom of foot at ball of foot?

What can be done about hard calous on bottom of foot at ball of foot?

See a podiatrist: Who will remove it for you and offer you possible ways to avoid it growing back. ...Read more

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What can cause bad laceration on bottom of foot and how long to recovery?

What can cause bad laceration on bottom of foot and how long to recovery?

Lacerations: Traumatic lacerations on the bottom of the foot from sharp objects can cause pain, swelling and sometimes infection and even fracture if deep enough. It is important to seek medical treatment from a professional if any of these apply to you. In a healthy individual with no other medical problems, superficial lacerations can heal within 10-14 days. ...Read more

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Deep cut to bottom of foot 6wks ago. Feel like I reinjured it after 3 weeks. Still have some pain & walk w/ limp. Tetnus up to date.?

Deep cut to bottom of foot 6wks ago. Feel like I reinjured it after 3 weeks. Still have some pain & walk w/ limp. Tetnus up to date.?

See a foot doc: Maybe you did reinjure. Or maybe a deeper structure was injured. ..See the doctor that had been treating you. ...Read more

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What causes a sore on bottom of foot?

What causes a sore on bottom of foot?

Ulceration: There are many reasons for wounds on the feet. They can be related to pressure, vascular, diabetes, skin cancers, other skin disorders, and many more. It is important to have these evaluated by a qualified foot and ankle specialist or wound care clinic. ...Read more

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Should a wart on bottom of foot be popped?

Should a wart on bottom of foot be popped?

No: If you can "pop" it, it probably is not a wart. Please see your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Brown spot on bottom of foot, what is this?

Brown spot on bottom of foot, what is this?

Pigmented lesions: Any new pigmented skin lesion anywhere on your foot should be looked at by your podiatrist or dermatologist to see if a biopsy is needed.

If the brown spot has been there for many years time without any changes, it is probably benign. However, your podiatrist or dermatologist should evaluate this at some point anyway. ...Read more

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How can I safely remove corns from the bottom of foot?

How can I safely remove corns from the bottom of foot?

Corns: Corns are essentially focal areas of dry, thick, calloused skin. Otc corn pads use salicylic acid to dissolve them away. Also use of a foot file or pumice stone can help mechanically remove them. May want to see your doctor to make sure they are not plantar warts--they can resemble a corn. ...Read more

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What kind of warts on bottom of foot looks like splinters?

What kind of warts on bottom of foot looks like splinters?

Plantar: Plantar warts often take on the appearance of spikes or splinters. They can be difficult to treat, but there are several different treatment options available and you and your doc will find the right one for you. ...Read more

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Causes for bottom of foot to have stinging pain when standing on feet?

Plantar Fascitis: It can be plantar fascitis, a band of tissue on the bottom of the foot that is inflammed. Can be nerve pain. I would recommend seeing a podiatrist and be examined for the pain. Generally it is not a problem that goes away on it's own. ...Read more