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Pain In The Ball Of The Foot And Second Toe
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many possibilites: What part of the toe? By the nail? By a joint? Is the second toe longer or shorter than the big toe? Suffer any injury? More info is needed. See a foot doc. You can try on your own to soak in warm water and epsom salt, take an antiinflammatory like Motrin if not contraindicated and if still painful see foot doc. ...Read more
What causes pain in the back of the knee when removing shoes by placing the heel of one foot against the other foot and pulling?
Gastrocnemius: Part of your calf muscle attaches above the knee. Forcing the heel backward will recruit this muscle and can cause pain if it is tight or inflamed. A gentle, progressive stretching program should help. ...Read more
What causes pain in the front of the ankle, top of foot, and in the arch also really bad craps in my toes?
Just a thought: it might be your SHOES! Are you wearing high heels??? Daily???????? Just a thought! Dr Z ...Read more
What could pain in the foot running along the second from the outer metatarsal in the foot mean, when it is weight bearing?
Metatarsal pain: Pain in the ball of your foot is most often mechanical, meaning the way your foot hits the ground. Your third metatarsal, as you have described it, may become inflamed due to pronation. The result can be a painful joint, stress fracture, bursitis, tendonitis, and possibly even a neuroma (pinched nerve). You should see a podiatrist for treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a plantars wart in the bottom of my footget on the nerve of a toe and make it excruciating to walk?
Yes it can.: Generally warts are not painful, but on the plantar (bottom) surface of the foot they can be very painful, especially on a weight bearing surface, because the pressure forces the wart to invert and grow up into the foot putting pressure on nerve endings. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
The top of my foot close to my ankle is swollen and painful. The pain and swelling spreads horizontally across the entire width of the top of my foot.?
I have pain in the front and after part of the chest, burns on the right side of the abdomen and pain in the arch of the left foot. Is it serious?
If you have chest : Pain especially squeezing or pressure like with other risk factors middle-age, hypertension , diabetes. High cholesterol , smoking and weight problem , go to the er asap. The abdominal pain could be from acidity in your stomach, liver or gallbladder problem. Foot pain could be from inflammation of your ligaments or nerve inflammation. Go see your dr soon! ...Read more
Would pain under the bony knob of the inside of the left ankle and pain in the bend of the left ankle/foot be from posterior tibial tendonitis?
There's an indentation across the middle of the nail on my big toe and a one in the corner of my other big toe?
Many reasons: There are many reasons for indentations and lines on the nails, but the most common cause is trauma. Injuring the nail bed especially at the base of the nail can cause temporary and permanent ridges or indentations. I recommend you see a podiatrist to have them evaluated if they are not improving. ...Read more
Docs can you explain what is a foot pain on the outside right in front of the heel and extending toward the ankle?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The big toe on my left foot has a bruising tinged color between the skin at the base of the toenail and down to where the toe meets the foot. No pain?
See a doctor: This could be several things My advise to you is to see a podiatrist ...Read more
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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