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Cause of Pain in side of left foot, near heel? Every time I move it a certain way it feels like the muscles are pulling. doesnt hurt when I walk.

Cause of Pain in side of left foot, near heel? Every time I move it a certain way it feels like the muscles are pulling. doesnt hurt when I walk.

Hard to say: There are several possibilities, although it is a little uncommon for it not to hurt when you weight bear/ambulate. Pain when you move it a certain way often suggests a ligent or tendon source. A detailed exam and appropriate studies could likely determine the cause. I would not hesitate to be seen. ...Read more

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Husband has pain in centre of knee radiating down leg. Age 68. Has had pain in side of knee previously but not to this extent. Painful to walk. ?

Husband has pain in centre of knee radiating down leg.  Age 68. Has had pain in side of knee previously but not to this extent. Painful to walk.  ?

Varies: Multiple potential causes, I would not hesitate to be seen. Possibilities can include a sciatica from an irritated nerve in the back, a Tendonitis, a blood clot,among multiple other possibilities. A detailed exam would go a long way in determining the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Have like muscle pain in side of bum checks also when bend over hurts more sitting going down leg to?

Have like muscle pain in side of bum checks also when bend over hurts more sitting going down leg to?

Piriformis Syndrome?: A couple of potential causes including lumbar & sacroiliac dysf, sciatic nerve irritation or other nerve inflammation.The piriformis muscle often tightens, sometimes bilaterally, depending on activity & can 'pinch' the sciatic nerve.A good history & physical exam, incl osteopathic hands-on exam may verify the cause.If piriformis, most drs give stretches but counterstrain manipulation works better. ...Read more

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? Pain/numb from my back ,down my leg, & up to my neck. Pain in side. Hard to walk & my leg tries to buckle. Neck, back & hip feel out of place. ?

? Pain/numb from my back ,down my leg, & up to my neck. Pain in side. Hard to walk & my leg tries to buckle. Neck, back & hip feel out of place. ?

Fibromyalgia: 35 yo female with "diabetes insipidus", chronic widespread pain, heart murmur, generalized weakness, & neck, back & "hip" pain might have fibromyalgia (FM); highly associated with Joint Hypermobility Syndrome, which is associated with mitral valve prolapse, pelvic pain, low back pain & interstitial cystitis. FM includes chronic spasm/weakness of major muscles that maintain upright posture. ...Read more

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Pain in side 1 week now lower right abdomen its staring to hurt now when i move my right leg top part of my tight purple small bruise occuring?

Pain in side 1 week now lower right abdomen its staring to hurt now when i move my right leg top part of my tight purple small  bruise occuring?

See details: It is really impossible to give a specific answer without being able to examine the area. Causes can be gi, gyn or musculoskeletal. Have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Hi. On bed with one leg on there & leaned on stomach , while looking at phone . Felt sharp pain in side of stomach under breast near rib. Ideas ?

Strain: An acute strain appears to have occurred. Another possibility is an impingement of an intercostal nerve or muscle that runs between two ribs. Either event would be caused by the awkward positioning but shouldn't cause serious damage. If discomfort persists apply cold applications for 48 hours and then switch to moist heat intermittently as needed. ...Read more

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Why do the side and heel of my feet itch?

Why do the side and heel of my feet itch?

Fungus: This could be early sign of athletes foot. If there is no other rash you could initially try topical antifungal such, lamisil, (terbinafine) lotrimin, or micatin for 2 weeks.>if it persists or gets worse see dermastologist to rule out other skin condition such as eczema or contact dermatitis. ...Read more

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Pain in feet. Mostly outer side and heels. Difficulty walking.

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

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I have athlete's feet and I have brown areas on the side of my feet and around the heel? How do I get rid of it?

I have athlete's feet and I have brown areas on the side of my feet and around the heel? How do I get rid of it?

Thick skin.: The brown discoloration can only be due to several things. Either it is natural and a product of your body's melanin output or it a product of your environment. Check your shoes to see if they are part of the problem. ...Read more

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Pain in the heel when pressed (mainly near the sides). Feel like bubbles under the foot when pressed (on both feet).

Pain in the heel when pressed (mainly near the sides). Feel like bubbles under the foot when pressed (on both feet).

Investigation Needed: Side to side compression of the heel can be indicative of a stress fracture of the calcaneus. However, the feeling of bubbles under the foot when pressed on both feet is an uncommon symptom. It would be best to see your podiatrist or an orthopedist who specializes specifically in foot and ankle treatment for further investigation of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Right foot inner side near heel hurts walking and putting weight on it?

Right foot inner side near heel hurts walking and putting weight on it?

Right foot pain: on inside could possibly something called planter fascitis. Make sure you are wearing good supportive shoes and seek a foot doctors help if pain persists. The doctor will examine your foot, may be take an xray and recommend treatment options. ...Read more

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I have white spots/lumps on the sides, heels and soles of my feet. They are extremley itchy and have only appeared over the past couple days. ?

I have white spots/lumps on the sides, heels and soles of my feet. They are extremley itchy and have only appeared over the past couple days.
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Athletes Foot: You have athletes foot, common in teenagers and people who are physically active, use public showers, and/or sweat in their shoegear. Recommend treatment with an over the counter antifungal, like Gold Bonds medicated foot powder/spray, or Tinactin (tolnaftate) powder/spray/cream. This will clear up your problem in 10-14 days if used as directed on the label. ...Read more

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I wish i could send the pic of my feet... On my heel, the bottom and on side of my feet its a dark brownish red color & itches what could this be?

I wish i could send the pic of my feet... On my heel, the bottom and on side of my feet its a dark brownish red color & itches what could this be?

Rash: Rashes are best diagnosed when a doctor can see them, diagnose the issue and provide directed therapy. With that being said, it could simply be dry skin or athletes foot or atopic dermatitis or ? What have you used on the rash? ...Read more

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My heels/side of my feet are a really really dark color i scrape & peel off the dead skin/callous nothing works it started since i been wearing hills.

My heels/side of my feet are a really really dark color i scrape & peel off the dead skin/callous nothing works it started since i been wearing hills.

Wearing high heels: If wearing shoes, especially womens dress heels barefooted, you can create a lot of friction from motion of feet in shoes. If you wear hosiery it will likely help. Also, daily footcare using exfoliating creams/soaps/lotions and/or pumice stonehi can help remove surface layers of builtup callus and keep skin soft and more elastic. ...Read more

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How do I treat my swollen feet, with hard skin by the side making it painful wearing pointed heels i love to wear?

How do I treat my swollen feet, with hard skin by the side making it painful wearing pointed heels i love to wear?

Control the swelling: There are some things that can be done to control swelling. Keeping your legs elevated at rest-above heart level. Compressive hosiery is available over the counter. Getting an evaluation from your physician would be a good idea. Sometimes medications cause swelling of the lower extremity. ...Read more

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