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Have pain on top of right foot above arch?

You may have: Tendonitis, neuritis, a bony prominence. This is much easier to diagnose with an in person exam as you would be pointing right to the spot. An x-ray may or not be helpful in making the diagnosis. I would commend a visit to the podiatrist, . ...Read more

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Burning sensation back of ankle. Stinging on bottom of foot?

Burning sensation back of ankle. Stinging on bottom of foot?

Get checked out: This could be a sign ofa potential nerve problem. Please have this checked out my your doctor and pay attention to when these symptoms may occur, this my assist your doctor is establishing a caues of the problem. ...Read more

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What could cause deep stabbing and throbbing pain at the base of left calf muscle (inner leg), burning and radiating pain at base of Achilles extending around inside of left ankle and numbness in outer three toes on left foot?

What could cause deep stabbing and throbbing pain  at the base of left calf muscle (inner leg), burning and radiating pain at base of Achilles extending around inside of left ankle and numbness in outer three toes on left foot?

Tarsal tunnel : Description sounds somewhat like tarsal tunnel syndrome which is an entrapped nerve in the ankle but could also be referred lumbar radiculopathy (pinched nerve in back) or just really bad tendinitis compressing the nerves of the lower leg. Sounds like an exam and some nerve conduction velocities would be helpful. ...Read more

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Sciatica? pain in my left buttock, runs down leg, back of knee and into calf. no needles and pins. burning sensation on side foot & under rib on left.

Sciatica? pain in my left buttock, runs down leg, back of knee and into calf. no needles and pins. burning sensation on side foot & under rib on left.

Probably: Although there are other potential causes, your symptoms are classic for "sciatica" which refers to symptoms that run down the leg from an irritation of a nerve in the back. Don't hesitate to be seen for it as there are many good treatment options. ...Read more

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Heel spur on back of foot &below back of foot. Achilles tendinitis visible bump on the side opposite of the ankle. Been years. Pains unbearable. Help?

Sick Achilles.: Your comments sound like the findings of a previous x-ray exam. I'm not sure what is meant by "bump on the opposite side of the ankle". If it is in the Achilles tendon, then extreme pain, could make sense. It sounds as though there is something amiss with your Achilles tendon. It would make sense to immobilize the ankle, and begin non-weight bearing until tendon imaging studies can be performed ...Read more

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Terrible lower back pain on left side and pain to the left of top of buttock crack?

Terrible lower back pain on left side and pain to the left of top of buttock crack?

Sacroiliac pain: The location is suggestive of pain from the sacroiliac joint. It could also be a pinched nerve in the lumbar spine. Get evaluated by your doctor, and try ice and an antiinflammatory medication like ibuprofen. ...Read more

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Burning stinging pain down right shin into top of right foot with a tight/burning feeling in both calfs top of right foot is swollen/discolored cause?

Cause is hard to: Determine. Any history of injury to back? Seek out a neurologist who will need to run some tests and likely try some medications. Will need nerve conduction study at very least. How long ago was knee surgery? If recent then see dr. That performed the procedure. ...Read more

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Pain on the side of foot?

See doctor: Many causes including fracture, stress fracture, contusion, strain...... So see doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Sharp pain on right side of right foot, running down side of foot and across foot under pinky toe. Hurts to touch and pressure. I do have tibial nerve?

Sharp pain on right side of right foot, running down side of foot and across foot under pinky toe. Hurts to touch and pressure. I do have tibial nerve?

Comments: You describe location of sural nerve, but lateral plantar branch of posterior tibial nerve may overlap territory. An EMG study should clarify issues, and a foot specialist can assist in reversal of your problems. ...Read more

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What's causing the sharp shooting pain on the side/top of my big toe and up to my ankle? Side of toe feels numb and tingly.

What's causing the sharp shooting pain on the side/top of my big toe and up to my ankle? Side of toe feels numb and tingly.

Neuralgia: Could be local in the foot/ankle such as a pinched nerve, possibly secondary to shoes or exercise. Try avoiding anything tight on foot and rest. If there is pain elsewhere such as back or buttock, could be pinched nerve elsewhere. If not improving see primary physician for neurologic evaluation ...Read more

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Pain underside of foot and burning on underside of big toe left foot ?

Jogger's foot?: Entrapment of the medial plantar nerve in the longitudinal arch can cause burning heel pain, aching in the arch, and deficient sensation in the sole of the foot behind the great toe. Long distance valgus running may cause such a disorder in a jogger and the condition usually responds to conservative measures. See a sport medicine specialist. ...Read more

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My right foot is throbbing. Pain on sole and top bone sticking out, help?

My right foot is throbbing. Pain on sole and top bone sticking out, help?

Ice and elevation : To help with your throbbing, the pain to the bottom and problem on the too are likely unrelated. I would suggest you seea foot doc for follow up. ...Read more

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Pain on top of both shoulders?

Trapezius: Pain along the top of your shoulders and toward the neck suggests irritation of the top edge of the trapezius muscles. You stress those muscles when you lift weight from below in a rowing motion. It's not necessarily bad if it's from exercise. Try a warm, damp towel around the back of your neck and over your shoulders. Also Acetaminophen or aspirin. If worsening see doctor. ...Read more

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nerve pain on right side radiating from lower abdomen down my leg. The worse pain is in groin/hip flexor, lots of tingling in quad and toes?

 nerve pain on  right side radiating from lower abdomen down my leg. The worse pain is in groin/hip flexor, lots of tingling in quad and toes?

Be seen: You need a history and physical examination to be performed to further assess your symptoms to create a diagnostic and subsequent treatment plan. Please be seen promptly. ...Read more

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Sharp pain on the outside of my knee when running?

Sharp pain on the outside of my knee when running?

Knee pain. : Your doctor should evaluate your knee for evidence of patellar maltracking, lateral meniscal tear or lateral collateral ligament injury. In the absence of these, you may benefit from a knee stabilizing knee support and/or sneakers that better align your foot with respect to the ground (which can be properly fitted at a sporting goods store). ...Read more

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I have pain on top of the foot?

I have pain on top of the foot?

This can be: Many things, it is too general of a comment, it could be tendonitis, nerve related or an exostosis or "bump of bone". Those are common problems that can occur and would consider with the limited info given. Feel free to reask with more detail. ...Read more

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