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Sharp Stabbing Pain In Ankle
I have a sharp stabbing pain in my right ankle when the weather gets cold. Could well have broken it about 5 years ago when I fell off a ladder?
I get a sharp stabbing pain in both feet and ankles? When this does happen I have a hard time walking too. What could this be?
I have a sharp pain on the inside of my upper ankle that started a couple days ago - sharp stabbing pain last 3-5 seconds and then is gone for a while?
Not good.: Sharp pain, inside ankle, not good. You need to be evaluated. ...Read more
Whenever I walk my ankle pops&i get a sharp pain&whenever I lean on my wrist to brace myself I get a horrible stabbing pain. Possible causes?
Location: Of the popping is important to helping figure a diagnosis. For example if it occurs on the outside it may be your peroneal tendons popping out from the retinaculum. In either case you have pain and hence should see a doctor. See an orthopedist as they can take care of your wrist issue as well. ...Read more
I'm a dancer and I have a sharp stabbing pain in the arch of my foot that extends up to my ankle. Is this plantar fasciitis?
Sounds like it could: Be.....A podiatrist can help you get an orthotic for dance shoes. ...Read more
Should I still be getting a sharp stabbing pain in the area of an ankle avulsion fracture from 15 weeks ago? The pain is daily now, but wasn't before.
Hi I have Si joint pain or piriformis, sharp pain in back, stabbing pain in thigh and calf it doesn't travel. Now stabbing pain in front ankle, related?
In my experience, "SI joint" and "Piriformis" syndromes are commonly over-diagnosed by mistake.
Instead, I do see a lot of cases of sciatica from degenerate discs and pinched nerves in the lumbar spine. From your description, I wonder if you might have a pinched L5 nerve in your lumbar spine.
http://www. Spine-health. Com/conditions/spine-anatomy/all-about-l5-s1-lumbosacral-joint ...Read more
Swelling on top of left foot and sharp stabbing pain between pinkie toe and toe next to pinkie tightness and swelling around ankle no feeling in rt lg?
You have multiple: Issues going on hat may not be related at all and you really should go to he doctor to be evaluated. The pinky toe issue could be an interdigital corn or fungus, no feeling in your right leg only sounds like you may have a nerve impingement somewhere, pain to the top of the foot would need a clinical exam and possible xrays as hat is too broad a complaint. ...Read more
Acute leg pain needs: Acute leg pain can be soft tissue injury or venous or radiating pain. Need a good examination by your Dr. ...Read more
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
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
My left foot toes have sharp stabbing pain and they occur every five minutes, but only for a few seconds, what may be the cause?
Painful left toes: How long have you had these symptoms? Any h/o diabetes, trauma to your left lower limb, back symptoms associated with toes pain? A test, "EMG & NCS" looks at how your nerves and muscles of your left leg function from the spine to the toes. This non invasive test can usually provide more insight into why you have the localized nerve type symptoms. Good tx (not narcs) exists for this type of pain. ...Read more
Sharp stabbing pain in lower right side back. Radiates into hip. Hurts most when bending or lifting leg to step. Chiro closed till July 14th. Help??
Pain left outer thigh. Numbness, sharp stabbing pain causing leg to give way. Worse when standing. Certain positions feel like electric shock in thigh.?
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Right leg (on rare occasions) sharp stabbing pain initiating to the rear of thigh radiating or transmitting to the foot.
Sciatica: Sounds like this could be a sign of sciatica. Sciatica refers to pain that radiates along the path of the sciatic nerve which branches from your lower back through your hips and buttocks and down each leg. Typically, sciatica affects only one side of your body. This could be a sign you have a herniated disk or spinal anomalies which may require physical therapy and a spine physician eval. ...Read more
Sharp stabbing pain on outside of rt. Leg calf ~5 CM below knee for 2 yrs. Started after going for a tennis shot. Neg. Mri back & calf. 55 yo female?
Need exam...: This is obviously difficult to answer w/o an examination. Gastroc muscle strain from 2 yrs ago should be healed by now unless u keep re- injuring it and could be missed possibly on MRI. Fibular stress fx., peroneal nerve injury and other less common diagnoses are in differential dx. See a board certified ors in your area for examination and/or get another opinion. Good luck! ...Read more
Sharp shooting, stabbing pain left leg when walking, arching back, straightening leg. Also numb in area. What can cause, why suddenly without injury?
While playing basketball, I jumped and landed on what seemed like a hard rock. I experienced a sharp stabbing pain on the arch area of my foot. I have?
Have an exam: It may be a bruise that will hurt till it heals or there may have been more tissue damage. An exam should lead to answers and steps toward relief. Hope it feels better soon. ...Read more
Have sharp stabbing pain from my hip to my lower left leg, I can barely walk, should I go to a clinic or will it go away on its own?
Radicular: Sounds like radicular pain from your back...If it is severe or getting worse it should be checked. ...Read more
What is causing my "hip to pop"? Translation: extreme sharp stabbing pain in groin area where right leg meets inner thigh. Pain lasts apx 3secs
Arthritis, tight ligaments, muscle spasms, piriformis syndrome - most common. Or sciatica. Sciatica usually runs pain down the back of the leg. The inner thigh usually a nerve - obturator nerve - gets pinched and radiates symptoms down the inside of the thigh.
Go see an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
A very sharp stabbing pain l/foot 2nd toe, now in r/upper arm mid detoid last 1-2 sec feels like a burning pin piercing the surface, 1-4 x's a day.
Right leg (on rare occasions) sharp stabbing pain initiating to the rear of thigh radiating or transmitting to the foot. Burning stinging sensation.
I have big toe pain in the joint from car accident slamming on breaks. It's not frequent but is sharp and stabbing pain felt also on ball of foot.
X-rays: A podiatrist should evaluate and x-ray the foot. Fractures are certainly possible from brake pedal injuries. ...Read more
Sharp stabbing pains from left jaw, upper arm, ribs, butt cheeks, thigh, outer leg & foot feels like it is bound, stabbing pain from top to bottom!!
These symptoms: Are highly unusual. They may indicate a systemic illness or severe metabolic abnormality. You need to be seen by a health care provider and examined as well as have blood testing. Don't wait, make an appointment today. ...Read more
Hi I have a stabbing pain in my ankle which last for a couple of seconds then goes for a few minutes then comes back. I have no swelling.
Ankle issue: Ankle pain is one of the symptoms that can lead to many different condition in lower extremity area. From what you mentioned as stabbing pain, most of the time it's nerve related. However, it could be a response from tendinitis from shoe wear or activities. My next question is when this kind of sensation occurs - day time or night time, resting or after walking, etc... ...Read more
I have a really bad stabbing pain in my right ankle and twisted it three times when I was walking earlier it comes and goes every ten minutes?
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