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I have sharp,stinging pain in the ball of my foot and sometimes the smaller toes go numb or sting and burn too.hurts even when I rest it. Any ideas?

I have sharp,stinging pain in the ball of my foot and sometimes the smaller toes go numb or sting and burn too.hurts even when I rest it. Any ideas?

Sounds like: Sounds like you might have a neuroma but to get a definite diagnosis you should see a local Podiatrist. I would also suggest an NCV test (nerve conduction velocity) of the lower extremity to make sure the problem does not originate in your lower back. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in my Achilles area when I bend my foot certain ways?

Sharp pain in my Achilles area when I bend my foot certain ways?

Tendonitis: Achilles area pain often is tendonitis. If the tendon is tender to the touch, esp. more than the opposite side, then it's probably the Achilles. Consider causes (exercise, poor footwear, etc.) and try to avoid exacerbating factors. Rest, ice, a short-course of NSAIDs, better shoes would be considerations. If I can be of future help, then join my care team at www.healthtap.com/dr-clarkeholmes ...Read more

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What's this sharp pain on my left foot around the metatarsal area, between great toe & 2nd toe, that shoots up to my great toe when pressed/stretched?

What's this sharp pain on my left foot around the metatarsal area, between great toe & 2nd toe, that shoots up to my great toe when pressed/stretched?

Toe extensor tendon: The big toe extensor tendon runs along the top of the foot and crosses the metatarsals between 1st and 2nd toe. The fact that the pain is exacerbated with dynamic motion more distally at the toe area suggests that at least some of the pain is coming the toe extensor tendon. Persistent pain may warrant a thorough evaluation by a foot and ankle specialist. ...Read more

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Ankle hurting a week sharp pain when standing dull achy when relaxing 4 on pain scale no bruising has lil puffy spot by ankle ball if on feet long ?

Ankle hurting a week sharp pain when standing dull achy when relaxing 4 on pain scale no bruising has lil puffy spot by ankle ball if on feet long ?

Tarsal Tunnel: With having limited information, the best guess would be a nerve entrapment also called as Tarsal Tunnel. An Orthotic Insole would help. Since you also have history of back pain, that can cause this type of pain, would recommend an x ray to begin and complete evaluation. ...Read more

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For 2 days I have had sharp pain - left( ball of foot?) large pad behind big toe. No visible swelling . Painful walk/stand. What possible causes?

Rule out Gout: You will need to rule out the possibility of gouty arthritis - it typically appears suddenly in a big toe (classic presentation), although it is usually accompanied by some form of swelling, redness or other discoloration. ...Read more

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What causes a sharp pain in the bottom of your foot?

What causes a sharp pain in the bottom of your foot?

Foot pain: There can be many different reasons for foot pain. From arthritis, plantar fasciitis, stress fractures, general foot fatigue, stepping on an object, calluses 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