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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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I'm having symptoms of burning, stabbing pain, electric shocks, extreme sensitivity/pain in toes, top&side of foot/ankle lt foot after l5/s1 fusion.

I'm having  symptoms of burning, stabbing pain, electric shocks, extreme sensitivity/pain in toes, top&side of foot/ankle lt foot after l5/s1 fusion.

Depends: If these symptoms were there prior or even after your back surgery, you should see your back surgeon and consult. These are obvious nerve symptoms and despite your back symptoms may be resolved, more distal symptoms may persist. If these symptoms are new, they may be local (tarsal tunnel syndrome-look it up) or yet originate from your back. ...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?

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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What to do if I have a burning and stabbing pain on the bottom of my feet, what could it be?

What to do if I have a burning and stabbing pain on the bottom of my feet, what could it be?

Sounds like: a condition affecting nerve. Could be originating as high up as back. In addition to more supportive shoes and inserts, see physician for evaluation. ...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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