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Sharp pain in heel today. Foot would come up from floor at times when it was sharp. Pain not constant. What could it be?

Sharp pain in heel today.  Foot would come up from floor at times when it was sharp.  Pain not constant.  What could it be?

WearAHeelPadForNow: After you pull-out that rusty nail, tell me if it doesn't feel better. No? OK. Then maybe it's what's called a "heel spur." No, not the ones cowboys wear on their boots but a little extension of bone off the heel bone. They can cause pain. If the pain is further up the heel, it could be a tendon irritation. Or further down, some fascia acting up. In any case, you'll need a doctor to diagnose it. ...Read more

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Pain in heel of foot when walking just started one day ago take high blood pressure pillis and lipitor (atorvastatin)?

Pain in heel of foot when walking just started one day ago take high blood pressure pillis and lipitor (atorvastatin)?

HEEL PAIN: Heel pain has many causes. Is your pain worse first thing in the morning or after periods of rest? Is it on the bottom or back of the heel? Plantar fascitis is the most common cause of pain on the bottom of the heel. Start by doing calf stretches, ibuprofen, and wearing arch supports (all day long). If that doesn't work see a foot specialist. Doubtful that your meds have anything to do with this. ...Read more

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What can I do relieve pain heel on bottom foot?

What can I do relieve pain heel on bottom foot?

Shoes!: Never walk around barefooted or with slippers. You need arch support and likely inserts for your other shoes that are good for plantar fasciitis. ...Read more

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What does a sharp pain in the heel of my foot indicate ?

What does a sharp pain in the heel of my foot indicate ?

NEED FOR SUPPORT!: Most shoes aren't that bad, usually it's the crummy insoles they come with! there are many possibe reasons (plantar fascitis leaps to mind) that you may have pain in the heels, but try arch supports like spenco polysorb (http://www.Spenco.Com/products/footcare/poly-sorb) and otc anti-inflammatories (like aleve). If these don't help, see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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I have been getting really bad pain in the heel of my foot. Just one. Could there be something stuck in there possibly?

I have been getting really bad pain in the heel of my foot. Just one. Could there be something stuck in there possibly?

There could be: Particularly if you recall stepping on something or if you see a portal of entry on the bottom of the foot. But most of the time this is plantar fascitiis. If it hurts after getting up from long periods of rest it is likely plantar fascitiis and you do not have a foreign body. ...Read more

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Continuos pain in the heel of the foot. increase when standing.what the cause and the treatment?!

Continuos pain in the heel of the foot. increase when standing.what the cause and the treatment?!

Plantar fascitiis: Or heel spur is the usual suspect though without examining you can't confirm. Try icing it when at test, wearing an arch support, massaging the area of discomfort and see a doc if pain persists. ...Read more