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Doctor insights on: Sharp Stabbing Pain In Arch Of Foot

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What can I do about sharp, stabbing pain in arch of foot?

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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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

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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?

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

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Right leg (on rare occasions) sharp stabbing pain initiating to the rear of thigh radiating or transmitting to the foot.

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

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Right leg (on rare occasions) sharp stabbing pain initiating to the rear of thigh radiating or transmitting to the foot. Burning stinging sensation.

Right leg (on rare occasions) sharp stabbing pain initiating to the rear of thigh radiating or transmitting to the foot. Burning stinging sensation.

Lumbar radiculopathy: Is a possible diagnosis, and needs to be confirmed by a physical examination and imaging. See your doctor for an evaluation. A nerve might be compressed due to degenerative changes of the spine. ...Read more

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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!!

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

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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

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When I wear regular tennis shoes, I get this stabbing pain in my foot. If I were to try no arch, is there a way to slowly wean my foot off of it?

When I wear regular tennis shoes, I get this stabbing pain in my foot. If I were to try no arch, is there a way to slowly wean my foot off of it?

It is a little: Difficult understanding what you are asking....slowly weaning your foot off of what? Where is your pain? What happens when you wear an arch? And when you don't? ...Read more

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What should I do for pain in the lower side of foot and foot feels weak with a stabbing pain?

See a doctor: This needs to be examined to determine the problem and treat it properly. ...Read more

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What might cause a sudden stabbing pain in the back on the right side below rib cage that causes you to arch your back or bend over for relief.?

What might cause a sudden stabbing pain in the back on the right side below rib cage that causes you to arch your back or bend over for relief.?

Kidney stone?: Unless it's a muscular pain, that kind of scenario would make me think of a kidney stone. You may be passing a kidney stone. They can cause exquisite pain. ...Read more

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What would a deep iside stabbing pain foot be? Nothing seems to being it on & it just happens randomly. Also, a deep to the bone intense itching that i

What would a deep iside stabbing pain foot be? Nothing seems to being it on & it just happens randomly. Also, a deep to the bone intense itching that i

Some possibilities: Depends on the location. Most commonly symptoms like this are due to a morton's neuroma, a small ball of fibrous tissue around nerves that forms sometimes as a result of trauma.

Foot pain can also result from plantar fasciitis, but it is more commonly a dull ache in the arch of the foot. Please see your podiatrist for a more definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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I had foot surgery 3 days ago and now experiencing extreme constant stabbing pain. I'm taking Vicodin but isn't helping. Is Something wrong?

I had foot surgery 3 days ago and now experiencing extreme constant stabbing pain. I'm taking Vicodin but isn't helping. Is Something wrong?

Be seen: This is not terribly unusual as swelling usually reaches a peak about 72 hours after surgery, so the third day can be the worst. Because you describe your pain as being extreme despite the use of narcotics, I would certainly let your surgeon know. Your dressing should be changed and your incision and foot checked just to make sure you are not having a complication. ...Read more

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Few years ago had 3 stitches on bottom of my foot, since then one of my toes is stiff and for a few weeks now I get random stabbing pain aroundthescar?

See a podiatrist...: If it truly is scar tissue, you may be given a prescription for topical verapamil cream to reduce the fibrosis. If it is something else, the doctor will be able to determine that as well. There may be a local nerve entrapment causing this type of pain. ...Read more

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Deep stabbing pain in the middle of the sole of my foot when trying to walk. When I point my toes upward I feel pain around my Achilles area?

Deep stabbing pain in the middle of the sole of my foot when trying to walk. When I point my toes upward I feel pain around my Achilles area?

You may have a : Combination of plantar fascitiis and achilles tendonitis. Both structures attach to the heel bone and so they work in tandem. If one structure is tight or problematic the other could be affected. ...Read more

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Severe shooting/stabbing pain on top of foot comes out of nowhere and lasts sec-1 min, makes him cry. Could it be a blocked artery? Should he worry?

Severe shooting/stabbing pain on top of foot comes out of nowhere and lasts sec-1 min, makes him cry. Could it be a blocked artery? Should he worry?

Foot pain: Most likely not, it may come from other reason like muscle, nerve, ligaments. If arterial problem, it may continue with other signs such as color change of the foot as white or purple, and temperature change to cold. ...Read more

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Can sciatica just hurt in one part of the calf, like a stabbing pain or just in the foot? Or does it follow the path through bum and thigh?

Can sciatica just hurt in one part of the calf, like a stabbing pain or just in the foot? Or does it follow the path through bum and thigh?

See below: Sciatica is not a very precise term and means different things to different people. You may wish to consult this site for information on this topic.

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sciatica/basics/symptoms/CON-20026478 ...Read more

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I have a painful hip when relaxing, needle-like stabbing pain in the outer thigh, and a mild burning sensation in foot. All on the same side?

Sciatica variety: A good physical therapist or massage therapist or chiropractor might have ways to both Dx a Tx you and provide exercises to heal damage and strengthen other muscles to offset the imbalance. It can be simple or complex and needs an eval by an expert. ...Read more

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Can sciatica sometime miss the leg and just show up in the foot? I get stabbing pain in thigh/calf and foot not all at the same time but different days

Isolated pain: In the foot is usually not sciatica. May be morton's neuroma, tarsal tunnel or from another cause. Neurological exam with or without EMG-NCS can sort this out. ...Read more