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Have severe pain in right foot. Possible loose screw and cyst growing in 2nd toe. 6 screws+1 plate lisfranc joint fused. What can be done? Mri on fri

Have severe pain in right foot. Possible loose screw and cyst growing in 2nd toe. 6 screws+1 plate lisfranc joint fused. What can be done? Mri on fri

Your doc will: Let you know after the mri. If there is a loose screw I t can be removed. If there is a cyst it can be removed and back filled. ...Read more

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Severe heel pain in right foot. Sometimes hurts to even walk. Sometimes add pressure helps with the pain, temporarily. What could be the problem?

It gets Worse.: The answer to that question begins with knowing the location of the heel pain. Is it on the bottom, back or sides. Most commonly, it is on the bottom and the problem is usually plantar fasciitis. ...Read more

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I have severe heel pain in my right foot. I can't walk or even put my foot on the ground. I also have a history of dvt/pe. What is your opinion.?

I have severe heel pain in my right foot. I can't walk or even put my foot on the ground. I also have a history of dvt/pe. What is your opinion.?

Heel Pain: Plantar fasciitis is the most common condition that causes heel pain. Plantar fasciitis is due to irritation and inflammation of the tight tissue that forms the arch of the foot. Common symptoms of plantar fasciitis include heel pain with prolonged walking and standing. With your history, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Fell bottom of stairs. Landed on right foot and went over to floor. Jarred back, with numbness all day, severe pain in back when bending on 3rd day?

Fell bottom of stairs. Landed on right foot and went over to floor. Jarred back, with numbness all day, severe pain in back when bending on 3rd day?

BetterSafeThanSorry: You're 49 If you were 29 I'd say"quit whining, "but I'll tell ya, after 45 it's that long slow slide to oblivion. So, if you're feeling like this after3 days, you might want to get checked-out just to be on the safe side. You're probably OK but based on the mechanism of injury as you described it, I'd suggest you see your doctor. You didn't say where the numbness is. If it or anything gets worse, don't wait ...Read more

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I have severe pain on the bottom outer portion of my right foot and under my ankle when I put pressure on and take pressure off. What could that be?

I have severe pain on the bottom outer portion of my right foot and under my ankle when I put pressure on and take pressure off. What could that be?

On the bottom: Outer part of the foot injury to the lateral band of the plantar fascia is possible and under the ankle would be possible injury to the peroneal tendons. ...Read more

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My sciatic nerve is causing severe pain down my right thigh and behind my knee, today I've noticed tingling in my right foot. No known injury.?

My sciatic nerve is causing severe pain down my right thigh and behind my knee, today I've noticed tingling in my right foot. No known injury.?

Get treatment: If it has not resolved within a few days, go see your primary care physician. Most likely pain meds, activity modification and some therapy will get rid of this. If not, you should get an MRI and see a spine specialist. ...Read more

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Has severe pain on left thigh bone, while walking, plus pain in the right foot-top bone. Are these things due to remicade (infliximab) side effects (taken for uc)?

Has severe pain on left thigh bone, while walking, plus pain in the right foot-top bone. Are these things due to remicade (infliximab) side effects (taken for uc)?

Not likely!: Uc is associated with an arthritis that can cause what you are experiencing. It is called enteropathic arthritis, and is a type of spondyloarthopathy. The Remicade (infliximab) should help clearv this up. Hip arthritis can causes your problem. A routine hip x-ray is warranted. If your doc has no problem with this, Naproxen or Ibuprofen should help. ...Read more

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Severe pain in right leg like muscles pain from hip to foot swelling of foot.

Severe pain in right leg like muscles pain from hip to foot swelling of foot.

Vascular obstruction: This could be a disturbance of the flow in the vessels to that leg. Is it worsened by activity? This should be checked out by your general physician as soon as you can because it could also be a vascular event which could lead to life threatening pulmonary emboli. ...Read more

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I have knots on my feet and in severe pain all the time. What could it be and what should I do?

See a foot doctor: I do not know what is meant by a "knot" on your foot. I am sure once a foot doc looks at what you call a knot they will know what it is instantaneously. Severe pain is never fun. ...Read more

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What can cause severe pain on the left foot?

What can cause severe pain on the left foot?

Have it evaluated!: There are a myriad of causes for severe pain in your left foot. My best advice to you is to have this checked out by a foot specialist, i.e. A podiatrist. Some things that a thorough evaluation may involve are foot x-rays, diagnostic ultrasound, gait evaluation, blood tests, MRI or ct scan. Don't wait to see a specialist especially with severe pain! ...Read more

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What could produce the severe pain in my foot?

Many things: Where is the pain and what type of pain it is. Need to see a podiatrist for x-rays and further evaluation to see what is going on and get the proper treatment for the problem. ...Read more

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What causes gaut? I have severe pain in my feet.

What causes gaut? I have severe pain in my feet.

Gout: Many causes: some are

eating spicy foods, salty foods, meat
drinking alcohol

seek a physician consult. ...Read more

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What could be causing the severe pain in my foot?

What could be causing the severe pain in my foot?

Any # of things: Heel pain can result from a number of different reasons. I would seek the attention of an orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon. One in your area can be found at www. Aofas. Org. ...Read more

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What causes sudden severe pain on the top of my foot?

What causes sudden severe pain on the top of my foot?

Foot pain: There can be many different reasons for foot pain. From arthritis, tendonitis, stress fractures, general foot fatigue, and countless more. Even the time of day the pain comes can help determine why you are having pain. You can ask your pcp for a podiatry referral if the pain continues to worsen. ...Read more

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I have a severe pain on t left bottom of my foot it radiates to my heal.?

On awakening?: Pain on the bottom of the foot, and bottom of the heel, worse on first steps is often plantar fasciitis (inflammation of the thick lining on the bottom of the foot): rx'd with stretching, anti-inflammatories. Other problems could be fractures, neuromas (painful nerve swellings), less likely referred pain from sciatica (infammation of nerves in back). See your doc. ...Read more

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I cannot bear any weight on my foot without severe pain. Is there something wrong?

Yes: The short answer is yes. See your pcp soon. You need to be examined and likely need xrays. ...Read more

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I experience severe pain with spasms in my feet and ankles, daily. What should I do?

I experience severe pain with spasms in my feet and ankles, daily. What should I do?

Check circulation: People with poor circulation develop severe pain and cramping after walking short distances. If this is the case see a vascular specialist. Diabetes can affect the nerves and cause severe painful neuropathy. Severe pain can also be caused by arthritis. Pronation if severe can also cause these problems (flat foot). ...Read more

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I have severe pain in my feet, especially at the ball of the foot, what can I do for relief?

I have severe pain in my feet, especially at the ball of the foot, what can I do for relief?

See a foot doc: If pain is severe it is possible you have a stress fracture. Plantar plate injuries are common in this region. A distal plantar fascitis is a possibility. If pain persists after a couple of days then see a doc before you aggravate the condition more. ...Read more

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I am getting hardward removed from my left foot due to severe pain. What should I do before the removal?

I am getting hardward removed from my left foot due to severe pain. What should I do before the removal?

Just like any surger: Your doctor will give you instructions as to what should be done, if anything, pre-operatively. If this is general anesthesia, then you will be fasting. After surgery you will probably need to elevate your foot and limit weight bearing. How much will depend on what is being removed. You doctor will give you much more detailed information. ...Read more

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What causes severe pain in the sole of your foot?

What causes severe pain in the sole of your foot?

Most commonly: Plantar fascitiis. Try icing the sole, using an over the counter antiinflammatory like Motrin or allege, wear an arch support, massage your arch and heel before getting out of bed in the morning. If no improvement see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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What may be the cause of severe pain in my feet? Who should I see?

Many causes: There are many causes of foot pain. The best persons to see for that are podiatrists or orthopedic surgeons that specialize in foot problems. ...Read more

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How can I relieve my severe pain from club foot?

How can I relieve my severe pain from club foot?

Depends: If you can't get relief from conservative measures, surgery may be necessary to correct the deformity. I would recommend an evaluation by a physician who has experience in treating adult club foot deformities. ...Read more

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Severe pain and swelling is at the ball of the foot after a full marathon, for 4 days now?

Severe pain and swelling is at the ball of the foot after a full marathon, for 4 days now?

? Fracture: I would show it to your doctor. He/she will likely recommend an x-ray. Metatarsal fractures are not uncommon in distance runners. There are other causes as well but that should be looked at soon. ...Read more

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For last couple of days, I'm having severe pain under my feet, specially in the morning. My sugar is normal, 107. What to do?

Foot pain: Many possibilities. One is that the pain is from peripheral neuritis. One common cause of peripheral neuritis is diabetes. Your blood sugar of 107 is above the normal range. You should check with your doctor to find out what is causing the pain, and rule out diabetes. ...Read more

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I have developed severe pain in left foot since delivery 9mths back due to sitting crosslegged while feeding. What s the reason?

I have developed severe pain in left foot since delivery 9mths back due to sitting crosslegged while feeding. What s the reason?

Feet and Pregnancy: There are so many possible causes from the hormonal changes causing loose ligaments and some arch collapse/strain, to irritation of the nerve where the 2 legs met and were compressed, to post pregnancy swelling in your foot. This severe pain should be worked up by a podiatrist, but have them look above the foot also. Dr rich blake. ...Read more

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Calus on the bottom of my foot hard to walk severe pain?

Offload area: If you notice redness and swelling see a doctor right away it could be infected. Otherwise offload it with a nonmedicated donut pad. Get a pedicure to shave it, or do it yourself by soaking your foot in warm epsom salt for 10 minutes and then shave it with pediegg or pumice stone. ...Read more