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Sore Spot On Heel Of Foot
Random red spot on foot - I have two, one on heel and other on front side. They are sore and hurt. Causes?
My husband has a sore black/dark spot on the bottom of his foot with a small hole or white part in the middle. He used to have foot odor. What is it?
Needs to see doc: Needs to get to the doctor for exam and possible biopsy ...Read more
Have swelling in foot about a week after an object fell onto my middle of foot, it is sore at that spot.
Possible fracture: Please go to your local UC clinic or orthopedist. It is possible that you fractured a bone in your foot. You will need an x-ray. ...Read more
Got a red spot on my foot that feels sore when pushed on. It arrived this morning and I was wondering what it could be?
Bite: Possibly an insect bite. May also be a bruise from contusion to foot. See your foot specialist as soon as possible ...Read more
Hurt top of foot two weeks ago, had xray no fractions but same spot still sore alittle discolored. How long before better?
Would help: If we knew how you hurt it to better differentiate between a contusion and possibly something else. Also, you have to make sure that you are not delaying healing by further walking on it etc....I would think over the course of the next 2 weeks it would get progressively better. Warm compresses may help get rid of any bruising and blood accumulation under the skin. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. One would need to do a thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams to determine the exact cause. Have it evaluated by a professional to see if you have fractured it of if it is just a soft tissue injury such as a sprain. You may have a ligamentus or a tendon injury or even a fracure. ...Read more
On my right foot I have a sore red spot right below last 3 toes.. Not on the toes. Yesterday I could barely walk it was so sore. Today still really sore but now this red spot is new?
Cellulitis: Soreness and redness, in your case sounds like too much pressure being applied to the metatarsal bones. This can occur from prolonged standing or walking with poorly cushioned shoes. You need to address this, If this pain does not subside. Then see a specialist to evaluate your problem specifically. ...Read more
I tripped and top of my foot hit metal shelf hard. There is bruising and a perfect round spot the size of a pencil eraser. I can walk, just sore?
Leg hit w/ softball above ankle 2 wks ago & spot still sore. Doesn't hurt to walk but foot still swollen. What could be wrong if no pain when walking?
="BRUISE" can occur in the lining of the bone itself and these "bone bruises" can last for a while!!!! Apply heat (this will "speed up" the resorption (healing)!!!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more
I have a large swollen spot on the outside of my foot looks like a lump or bone sticking out and it's very sore to touch and it aches alot?
NEED MORE: Exact location. How long? Sudden or gradual onset? Getting worse? Trauma? ...Read more
I work in a nursery and hand foot and mouth disease is spreading. Large red spot under thumb, temp of 37.7, sore head and nausea. Could I be getting?
Early symptoms: Yes, you couldbe showing early symptoms of hand-foot --and mouth disease. ...Read more
I have been having trouble with my ankles. Now I am getting sore spots on my heels. I was trying to elevate using a pillow, now pain in my right heel?
You may have plant fasciitis which is pain in your heel area on the bottom of your heel Per
haps your ankles are making you walk differently straining the heel See a foot doctor to exam you and provide the correct therapy ...Read more
I have a tender spot on the bottom for my heel. Initially I thought it might be a thorn but I found nothing and it's very painful if I step on it. It's been 4months, not getting better or worse.
See a doc: Too many things to list. Go get checked. ...Read more
I have a oval shaped swollen tender spot on the inside center of left foot app 3x3 near ankle n running to arch could program from lt cause? Mobile
Tender Foot: Please give details it is difficult to understand the original question. Could be many things. ...Read more
Blood blisters on heel. I think anyways. There are 4 small ones all near each other. Woke up with pain and 4 black spots. 3 days l8r bigger, sore, red?
Hi my son had sore through for 2 days followed by a mild fever, hardly eat or drink +headache now as well as lots of red spots on his left foot.?
I vote for: A doctors visit. Keep your son well hydrated but go for a doctors visit. ...Read more
My ankle is swollen some, like it swells in hot weather. Behind that leg is a sore spot, and when you run your hand over it, you feel a lump. Just wondering what this could be. Thanks!?
Red spots head to toe, no fever, mild sore throat, my sock on leg was able to cause material impression on leg in skin like spots, ie red, lump etc?
Freezing cold spot on head along with head pressure and ache. Awaiting CT scan date. Internal tremor in leg/foot area. Convinced it's ms. Any ideas?
Very sore left heel after a spinning session. Specially when I bend down and stretch or pull my foot upwards.?
Plantar Fasciitis: It sounds like acute plantar fasciitis. It can occur with exercise, especially if it's a new endeavor. It can also happen with repeated stress to the foot over a long period. The thick and fibrous plantar fascia gets stressed and strained, causing inflammation and pain. Rest, ice, massage, and anti-inflammatory medicine are good starts. See a doctor if it continues for more than a week. ...Read more
Randomly get a bad itch same spot on bottom of rt foot on outer side close to heel. No sign of rash unsure what this could be.?
Try KISS treatment.: Before you get too involved with finding a definitive reason, why not try using an OTC hydro-cortisone cream. Often this is all that's needed to take care of the problem. ...Read more
I have a round bite on the heel of my foot. It has several small black dots in the middle. Itched at first now a little sore. What could it be?
Bump: Most of the time when there is a lesion with small dark spots it is a plantar wart. Many treatment options by seeing a podiatrist. ...Read more
Heel pain: Sounds like you may have bilateral heel spurs or plantar fasciitis. If the pain is more towards the heel it could be a spur. If it is more mid foot - the plantar faciitis is more likely. As we sleep the tissues that create the arch of our feet contract ever slightly - first thing in the morning when we get up - there is a "springing effect that will cause pain. See your doctor for more advice. ...Read more
My 6yrs old daughter is complaining about very sore feet. All I see though is small red blothes on the bottom and sides of her heels.?
See a podiatrist:
It can be due to a number of things- plantar fasciitis, achilles tendinitis, bursitis, stress fracture, arthritis, or tarsal tunnel. The right diagnosis is necessary to properly address this.
Unti then try some runner's stretches, making sure shoes have good arch support and cushion, and are in good repair. Over-the -counter arch supports can help as well. See a podiatrist if these do not help. ...Read more