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Body is acting strange. Sharp pains under part of forearm 2 my palm sometimes, ankles hurt sometimes, sharp pain in arch of foot and knees. Why?!

Body is acting strange. Sharp pains under part of forearm 2 my palm sometimes, ankles hurt sometimes, sharp pain in arch of foot and knees. Why?!

Need for evaluation: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Have bunion. Sharp pain around arch same foot and of all day today. Hard to walk at times. Is this due to bunion? Happens every now and again.

Have bunion.  Sharp pain around arch same foot and of all day today. Hard to walk at times. Is this due to bunion?  Happens every now and again.

Related: Bunions are often made worse by poor foot biomechanics and this can also result in arch strain and pain. The arch pain can usually be treated by custom foot orthotics (from a podiatrist, not walmart!), however these can sometimes make shoes tighter on the bunions. See a podiatrist for the best solution for you. ...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 can I do about sharp, stabbing pain in arch of foot?

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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Need some advice. I have sharp, stabbing pain in arch of foot?

Need some advice. I have sharp, stabbing pain in arch of foot?

Black and blue?: Is pain in a specific spot or in a general area? Are you a runner? Did you have a trauma? Is it on the outside or underside of your arch? Here is a reference that might help (note plantar fasciitis and stress fracture)http://www.Mayoclinic.Org/symptoms/foot-pain/basics/causes/sym-20050792. ...Read more

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Is there an explanation for a sharp pain in arch of my foot?

Is there an explanation for a sharp pain in arch of my foot?

Arch pain: There may be a number of reasons to why you are getting pain in your feet. One of the most likely is that you are not getting enough arch support! this occurs when the shoegear (or lack there of) does not stabilize/support your foot joints. This allows you to overpronate and decrease your arch. You can help prevent and improve this pain with good tennis shoes and a podiatry referral. ...Read more

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What can I do about the sharp pain on the arch of my foot?

What can I do about the sharp pain on the arch of my foot?

Depends on the cause: 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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How to make a sharp pain in my foot arch go away?

Massage: Stretch, wear an arch support, make sure you are well hydrated. ...Read more

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