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Doctor insights on: Pain On Outside Of Heel Of Foot

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Is it possible to see heel spurs on the outside of your foot?

Is it possible to see heel spurs on the outside of your foot?

One can see: A "pump bump" or haglunds deformity clinically. The classical heel spur that is on the bottom of the heel can not be visualized by looking at a foot. This would easily be visualized on an x-ray. ...Read more

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What to do if I fell and landed on my feet (heels)?

What to do if I fell and landed on my feet (heels)?

The height of the: Fall would play a part as would the clinical picture and exam. Xrays if your experiencing pain. If swelling or black and blue then you may need a CT scan as well. If you have no pain etc then you may not need any testing. ...Read more

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I fell and landed on my feet in heels, could something be wrong?

I fell and landed on my feet in heels, could something be wrong?

Yes: Could be....Do you have pain? Is there swelling? Did you cut yourself? Those are some clues that thrtr could be something wrong. ...Read more

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How can I stop feet / heel pain?

How can I stop feet / heel pain?

Combo treatment.: If you have plantar fasciitis, and hurt most with the first few steps in the morning, the more you can do together, the better: #1: supportive shoes. #2: firm inserts or orthotics. #3: oral antiinflammatories (check with your doctor). #4: stretching your foot and calf. #5: icing (10 min at a time). You may also need physical therapy or cortisone injections, or eswt if available in your area. ...Read more

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Why does my heels of my feet pain?

Why does my heels of my feet pain?

Several reasons: Heel pain can be caused by a heel spur. It is a bony prominence on the heel which gets irritated. Also it could be due to plantar fasciitis or flat feet. You may want to have an evaluation by a podiatrist. Ill-fitting shoes or prolonged standing can also cause pain. You may want to look at your shoes to see if they are a proper fit with good cushioning. ...Read more

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What causes tingling on heel of feet?

What causes tingling on heel of feet?

This can be: An entrapped nerve. Sometimes referred to as tarsal tunnel syndrome or a basters nerve entrapment. If its on both feet it may be due to a systemic disease like diabetes. There are many causes, I am just mentioning common ones here. ...Read more

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High heels vs. Flats for your foot health?

High heels vs. Flats for your foot health?

Neither: I suggest a 1-2 inch heel. It is important to vary heel height.. ...Read more

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How to releive pain in the heel of my feet..

How to releive pain in the heel of my feet..

To heal a heel.: From your wording, I don't know if it is the pain in one foot or pain in the heels of both feet.
Either way, as long as it is not the result of an obvious injury, in which case, you need to get to a doctor, try resting. Try not to do any unnecessary walking or standing. Applying ice may help early on. You may need to seek a specialist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

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What causes brown spots on the heels of feet?

What causes brown spots on the heels of feet?

Aging spots: These are typical normal aging spots located on the bottom due to small blood vessel capillary trauma over time. This is usually prevalent with diabetics, etc... If the spots are new and or itch or become raised, you need to see your podiatrist right away. ...Read more

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I have severe foot pain after wearing heels?

I have severe foot pain after wearing heels?

Warm water: And epsom salt soaks, massage, elevate.
Try that for starters, l. Land get out of the heels. ...Read more

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My heel foot is in sever pain what could it be?

My heel foot is in sever pain what could it be?

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. ...Read more

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Best way to remove dead skin from feet and heels?

Best way to remove dead skin from feet and heels?

Exfoliate: Lactic acid, salicylic acid, and urea containing creams will peel and smooth the skin. See a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Calluses on heels of feet how do you remove them?

Calluses on heels of feet how do you remove them?

Moisturize..: Moisture your heels with lotion daily. Lotions with at least 20% urea will penetrate thicker skin. Also, you can check out heel sleeves that provide help with keeping moisture locked in when used with moisturizers. You could wear them at night. Medical pedicures may benefit you by having a professional remove the calluses for you. Wearing sandals and open-backed shoes also play a role... ...Read more

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How long will it take for my nerve to heel in my feet?

How long will it take for my nerve to heel in my feet?

It depends....: On what nerve was damaged, the extent of the damage and other health factors. Peripheral nerves tend to heal very slowly as a general rule. ...Read more

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What is it that the heels of my feet hurt all the time?

What is it that the heels of my feet hurt all the time?

See a podiatrist: It can be due to a number of things- plantar fasciitis, achilles tendinitis, bursitis, stress fracture, arthritis, or tarsal tunnel. The right diagnosis is necessary to properly address this.

Unti then try some runner's stretches, making sure shoes have good arch support and cushion, and are in good repair. Over-the -counter arch supports can help as well. See a podiatrist if these do not help. ...Read more

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What are likely causes of pains in the heel of your foot?

What are likely causes of pains in the heel of your foot?

Plantar fasciitis: The most likely cause is something called plantar fasciitis. The plantar fascia is a thick tissue that attaches to the heel bone (calcaneus). It can become inflamed and cause pain with walking and running. It can be treated by stretching, anti-inflammatory drugs, and heel cups (can get at pharmacy or sports store). Try a google search for the exercises. Sometimes a cortisone injection may help. ...Read more

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What does dark greenish color on my heel of my feet mean?

What does dark greenish color on my heel of my feet mean?

It's dirty: Would be my initial thought.....a bruise is a possibility, in a 22 year old I would not expect gangrene, . ... ...Read more

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Hurt my heel after landing hard on my feet. What do I do?

Hurt my heel after landing hard on my feet. What do I do?

Heel: See your podiatrist for an x ray to rule out fracture ...Read more

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How can I put an end to foot pain from wearing high heels?

How can I put an end to foot pain from wearing high heels?

Get rid of high heel: I am not trying to be facetious - but have you considered removing the source of the pain. The high heels aren't good for you. ...Read more

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Could high heels lead to pronation or supination of the feet?

Could high heels lead to pronation or supination of the feet?

A high heel: Lifts the heel. There are different components of pronation and supination.
Adduction, plantarflexion, inversion are components of supination. The foot is plantarflexed when in a heel. Personally, I don't know if I would consider the foot supinated though. ...Read more

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Wearing low heel better for my feet health and general health?

Wearing low heel better for my feet health and general health?

High Heels: Higher heels do shift the weight of the body forward and can cause or worsen some foot problems. That's not to say that you can never wear them. Be smart about the shoes you wear and listen to your body. If there is discomfort, then reconsider your choice. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pain on heel of my feet what can that be?

Where on the heel?: On the bottom? On the inner side, the outer side? The back of the heel? Need to know where it hurts to help. ...Read more

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Could you tell me ways to help eliminate foot pain while wearing heels?

Could you tell me ways to help eliminate foot pain while wearing heels?

Heels: The smart answer is don't use heels. There are some patients who have a foot type that will not tolerate heels. They put the foot in a position that gives pain. No good answer. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there are any good remedies for cracked heels and feet?

Can you tell me if there are any good remedies for cracked heels and feet?

Yes: You need to file or shave down the cracked tissue and then apply crisco and cover with Saran wrap and put a sock on it overnight. ...Read more

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I have extreme heel and feet pain. Is there a cause and what can I do to alleviate it?

Plantar Fasciitis???: Although their are many possible causes to foot and heel pain, plantar fasciitis is a very common cause. Daily morning stretching and anti-inflammatory medications are usually very effective. However, before assuming plantar fasciitis, see your doctor to confirm the diagnosis and give you specifics on treatments. ...Read more