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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?

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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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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One heel, pain, worse when resting (sharp stabbing pain intermittently), now seems to be travelling up to the calf. Perhaps since I'm favoring the one?

Needed heel exam...: There are several conditions that can cause heels to hurt. Some hurt more with weight bearing, some off weight and other hurt all the time. What is concerning is that the pain is now affecting your calf. This could be tendon or venous in nature. You will need to be evaluated to identify the true nature of your problem as it seems that the leg is becoming involved. ...Read more

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Hi, I have charcofot in my rite foot recently iv developed a really excruciating stabbing pain an burning in my heels sometimes can't lift leg of floor?

Hi, I have charcofot in my rite foot recently iv developed a really excruciating stabbing pain an burning in my heels sometimes can't lift leg of floor?

Neuropathy: Even though Charcot's arthropathy is usually associated with a loss of sensation in the foot and ankle, a painful neuropathy can coexist with the loss of sensation. The nerve damage (neuropathy) may be starting higher up than the foot. Start with your primary care physician or your endocrinologist if you have diabetes. The painful heel is not typically part of the Charcot's arthropathy. ...Read more

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I keep getting sharp stabbing pain in the heels of my feet and in my calf muscle only on my right leg with a little swelling. What could be causing it? And what can I do to get it to stop?

Heel andCalf pain: Your shoes may not be allowing enough midfoot support. Arch supports may help. Calf pain can be from suboptimal shoe heel height and from low potassium as well as other cuases. A podiatrist may prove helpful as well as ice packs to heels 15 mins 3x/dy. ...Read more

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Soccer/basketball player, noticed stabbing pain on outside of Achilles near heel. Pain occurs during motion of pointing toe with/without use of muscle?

Soccer/basketball player, noticed stabbing pain on outside of Achilles near heel. Pain occurs during motion of pointing toe with/without use of muscle?

Achilles tendonitis: Probably a tendonitis of the achilles near its insertion. This is much more common in patients that do a lot of running and jumping as you do. There are also other potential causes and usually an exam will determine the cause. Consider being seen. ...Read more

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Stabbing pain in toes when walking. 3 middle toes are numb and sore Pain in ball of foot. No neuroma on U/S I have a heel spur, could that be cause

Toe pain: There can be many causes, bone, soft tissue, nerve and then off course spine issues. But more than likely it is from the heel spurs. The plantar fascia attaches there and then also to the base of the metartarsals ...Read more

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Stabbing pain in the leg particularly the calf?

Stabbing pain in the leg particularly the calf?

Need more info: Many things can cause this symptom. We need better definition of symptoms to better answer question. Like--how long have you had this, is the leg swollen, Does any activity make it worse or better, is there any discoloration, and does touching the leg cause pain. ...Read more

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I have a sharp stabbing pain going up my left leg. What could it be?

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

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Iwhat could cause severe stabbing pain that is only in one leg?

Iwhat could cause severe stabbing pain that is only in one leg?

Could be several thi: Anything from muscle pain to blood clots. In one leg the first thing I would find out about is called dvt- a blood clot in the deep veins. These can be dangerous and must be diagnosed quuickly and treated right away. ...Read more

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Stabbing pain in right upper leg?

Stabbing pain in right upper leg?

Get it evaluated: There are several causes for this symptom. Major leg pain requires evaluation by a doctor asap. ...Read more

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Stabbing pain in leg after fall 8 months ago. It is pretty much 24/7 Dr said take long time to heal should I get X ray or? Thank You

Stabbing pain in leg after fall 8 months ago. It is pretty much 24/7 Dr said take long time to heal should I get X ray or? Thank You

Get x-rays: Also take a look at the lumbar spine to make certain this is not due to lumbar disc disease. It is suspicious for that since you have pain even at rest. The fall could also have resulted in a compression fracture of the spine, resulting in leg pain. ...Read more

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Hi I get a deep stabbing pain in my right calf and my leg to lock up and I cannot move it on the 15-year-old male! What's happening it hurts Bad!!

Hi I get a deep stabbing pain in my right calf and my leg to lock up and I cannot move it on the 15-year-old male! What's happening it hurts Bad!!

Charlie horse: This sounds like the type of spontaneous muscle spasm commonly known as a "charlie horse". To break the spasm place your foot flat on the floor and extend the knee. Hold the position as you stretch the muscle. You may need to do this a few times if the spasm returns when you end the stretch. ...Read more

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What causes severe stabbing pain in groin area of right leg with no injury?

Repetitive stress: 29 y male with unilateral "stabbing" groin pain absent infection signs or symptoms might have soft tissue disorder such as an inguinal hernia, groin muscle tendonitis, or a repetitive stress injury like Sartorious Symdrome. An Osteopath would be the type of doctor to diagnose. ...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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Stabbing pain, right shin. Going on for 3 days, lasts for seconds at a time. Leg gives out if walking. What gives?

Need exam: Stabbing pain is usually from nerves. If you are also weak in the leg, it could actually be from a bad low back disk herniation. A disk herniation can present with leg pain actually. You will need a proper medical evaluation. There may be other causes for your symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more

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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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I have a stabbing pain on my Right upper leg on outside about 150mm above the knee. It come and goes?

I have a stabbing pain on my Right upper leg on outside about 150mm above the knee. It come and goes?

Many possibilities: If there is no swelling, mass, redness or lesion involved, likely muscle spasm or pulled muscle of a small group of muscles. Pain will come on when spasm happens or when certain movements use the particular group of muscles.
Otherwise, need to rule out abscess, bone spurt, swelling, blood clots.... ...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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Severe pain in the lower back with a stabbing pain going into my butt and down the back of my leg ending in my ankle. When should I seek help?

Severe pain in the lower back with a stabbing pain going into my butt and down the back of my leg ending in my ankle. When should I seek help?

LUNCH BREAK: Today?
Depends on the severity and what have you tried for the pain so far.
Likely your sciatic nerve is inflammed. Not only for treatment, but to find out the cause, you should see a doctor. ...Read more