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Doctor insights on: Painful Knot In Arch Of Foot

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Pain in arch of foot due to fasciitis?

Pain in arch of foot due to fasciitis?

Most likely: Plantar fasciitis is an overuse injury. Most present with pain on the first few steps in the am or after sitting for a period of time. If that is the case, treatment consists of reducing inflammation and decreasing stress. Ice massage with frozen water bottle, antiinflammatories, light stretching, good shoes and supports, limit activity and avoid barefoot. See your foot specialist. Dr l. ...Read more

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Severe pain in arch of foot! what will help?

Severe pain in arch of foot! what will help?

Seek medical help: Many times arch pain is an overuse injury. A sports podiatrist can evaluate your shoe gear as well as your form. More severe pathologies such as stress reactions should be ruled out by x-ray. ...Read more

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What does this sharp pain in my arch of foot mean?

What does this sharp pain in my arch of foot mean?

Plantar fasciitis: Is the most common reason. May also be a nerve entrapment or tendon/muscle strain. Try more supportive shoes and inserts. If still a problem, see podiatrist. ...Read more

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What could cause sudden and severe pain in arch of foot?

What could cause sudden and severe pain in arch of foot?

Plantar Fasciatis: Or a tear in the plantar fascia. If pain persists see your podiatrist. ...Read more

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Anyone experienced sudden pain in arch of foot while walking?

Anyone experienced sudden pain in arch of foot while walking?

Have it evaluated: 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 more

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Have quarter size itchy lesion in arch of foot. Irregular shape and very light pink. Skin is dry. Had for almost a year. Should I be concerned?

Have quarter size itchy lesion in arch of foot. Irregular shape and very light pink. Skin is dry. Had for almost a year. Should I be concerned?

Get it checked: If it has been there for that long it is not likely to be an immediate life threatening condition. In order to obtain a better opinion a health care provider must see the rash/lesion. You should see a Dermatologist or podiatrist. ...Read more

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What can cause a lump on the arch of foot?

What can cause a lump on the arch of foot?

Plantar fibroma: Ganglion cyst and many other possibilities. I recommend you get evaluated. The history is important as well. You may need diagnostic testing such as x-ray, sonogram, or MRI if the diagnosis is not obvious. Do not wait to get this taken care of because a "lump" is usually not normal. ...Read more

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What can I do for shooting pain in arch of foot?

Need more info: Best way to determine what to do for any pain problem is to figure out the cause first and that will include knowing how this pain occurs (spontaneous, only standing, etc) and what it is like, other symptoms (numbness or change in color of foot, swelling, etc). See your doctor to review these things for better guidance. In the meantime, if no medical contraindication, try otc analgesics. ...Read more