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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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Sharp shooting pain from knee to mid thigh. Difficulty walking. Dx: o/a (r) knee from fall. Now swollen ankle, top of foot, pain in toes. Related?

Sharp shooting pain from knee to mid thigh. Difficulty walking. Dx: o/a (r) knee from fall. Now swollen ankle, top of foot, pain in toes. Related?

Possible OA feet ank: Possible oa in feet and ankles. Also could be pain for compensation due to oa in the knee which could alter your walking. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Why does the top of my foot hurt i don t have to move it just relaxing and pain shoots through the top of my foot?

Why does the top of my foot hurt i don t have to move it just relaxing and pain shoots through the top of my foot?

Arch problem: The pain can be caused by a biomechanical fault. You need x-rays to address your problem. Your foot is pronating and this could cause pain from over compensation. ...Read more

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Sporadic radiating pain from finger tips to wrists that on both sides of hand? Similar pain along top of feet, r side of the spine and in r groin/hip?

Sporadic radiating pain from finger tips to wrists that on both sides of hand? Similar pain along top of feet, r side of the spine and in r groin/hip?

Multiple pain sites: Multiple sites of pain suggests a systemic disorder. Focal neurological problems are just that: focal. One side of the hand, one leg, for example. Causes to consider for multiple pain sites include infections, (like lyme) and inflammatory problems. Pain can arise from disorders of the skin as well, so always look for rash or other changes that would need further medical attention. ...Read more

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What could be causing shooting pain in my feet?

Nerve pain: Is the pain only in the feet? Without a better history (and an examination) a diagnosis is very hard. Neuropathy, tarsal tunnel syndrome, or nerve impingement at the spine would all be high on my list. ...Read more

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Why am I having shooting pain in my foot?

Why am I having shooting pain in my foot?

I don't know BUT: I would be happy to help find the cause if you'll provide more information such as when did it start? How much of the foot is involved? What makes the pain better? What makes the pain worse? Did you injure the foot at the time recently or even in the distant past? If you'd like help figuring this out please write to me for a private consultation: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read more

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I get a sharp shooting pain up front of my left foot, what can that be?

I get a sharp shooting pain up front of my left foot, what can that be?

Multiple things: Could be arthritis, gout, tendinitis, nerve impingement issues, etc. Etc, . Without an exam, not truly able to be diagnosed, good luck. ...Read more

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What can I do for shooting pain in arch of foot?

Need more info: Best way to determine what to do for any pain problem is to figure out the cause first and that will include knowing how this pain occurs (spontaneous, only standing, etc) and what it is like, other symptoms (numbness or change in color of foot, swelling, etc). See your doctor to review these things for better guidance. In the meantime, if no medical contraindication, try otc analgesics. ...Read more