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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 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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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 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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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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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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What would a deep iside stabbing pain foot be? Nothing seems to being it on & it just happens randomly. Also a deep to the bone intense itching that I

What would a deep iside stabbing pain foot be? Nothing seems to being it on & it just happens randomly. Also a deep to the bone intense itching that I

Some possibilities: Depends on the location. Most commonly symptoms like this are due to a morton's neuroma, a small ball of fibrous tissue around nerves that forms sometimes as a result of trauma.

Foot pain can also result from plantar fasciitis, but it is more commonly a dull ache in the arch of the foot. Please see your podiatrist for a more definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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I had foot surgery 3 days ago and now experiencing extreme constant stabbing pain. I'm taking Vicodin but isn't helping. Is Something wrong?

I had foot surgery 3 days ago and now experiencing extreme constant stabbing pain. I'm taking Vicodin but isn't helping. Is Something wrong?

Be seen: This is not terribly unusual as swelling usually reaches a peak about 72 hours after surgery, so the third day can be the worst. Because you describe your pain as being extreme despite the use of narcotics, I would certainly let your surgeon know. Your dressing should be changed and your incision and foot checked just to make sure you are not having a complication. ...Read more

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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?

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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Right leg (on rare occasions) sharp stabbing pain initiating to the rear of thigh radiating or transmitting to the foot.

Right leg (on rare occasions) sharp stabbing pain initiating to the rear of thigh radiating or transmitting to the foot.

Sciatica: Sounds like this could be a sign of sciatica. Sciatica refers to pain that radiates along the path of the sciatic nerve which branches from your lower back through your hips and buttocks and down each leg. Typically, sciatica affects only one side of your body. This could be a sign you have a herniated disk or spinal anomalies which may require physical therapy and a spine physician eval. ...Read more

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While playing basketball, I jumped and landed on what seemed like a hard rock. I experienced a sharp stabbing pain on the arch area of my foot. I have?

Have an exam: It may be a bruise that will hurt till it heals or there may have been more tissue damage. An exam should lead to answers and steps toward relief. Hope it feels better soon. ...Read more

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What causes the bottom of ur feet to burn and tingle w/pain? Also the tips of my toes are red and have stabbing pain, what is this? Plz help!

What causes the bottom of ur feet to burn and tingle w/pain? Also the tips of my toes are red and have stabbing pain, what is this? Plz help!

Burning can be cause: Burning sensation could be caused by nerve stimulation or neuropathy. Commonly occurs with diabetes or lower back problems. Sometimes it may be due to circulation problems. I would see your foot doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Deep stabbing pain in the middle of the sole of my foot when trying to walk. When I point my toes upward I feel pain around my Achilles area?

Deep stabbing pain in the middle of the sole of my foot when trying to walk. When I point my toes upward I feel pain around my Achilles area?

You may have a: Combination of plantar fascitiis and achilles tendonitis. Both structures attach to the heel bone and so they work in tandem. If one structure is tight or problematic the other could be affected. ...Read more

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What could cause my finger tips to feel bruised and "stabbing" pain in my hands and feet?

What could cause my finger tips to feel bruised and "stabbing" pain in my hands and feet?

Neuropathy: Pain in fingertips and toes could be poor blood flow or nerve damage. These symptoms result from diabetes, high blood pressure and blood vessel diseases like raynauds. Sounds like its time for you to seek medical care. ...Read more

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Numbness in hands and fingers, feet feel like razorblades, my body shoots with burning snd stabbing pain w 75+lbs weifht loss whatisthis?

Numbness in hands and fingers, feet feel like razorblades, my body shoots with burning snd stabbing pain w 75+lbs weifht loss whatisthis?

Weigth Loss: You need to be evaluated by your pcp. This significant amount of weight loss can be very ominous and needs to be assessed immediately. ...Read more

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Can sciatica just hurt in one part of the calf, like a stabbing pain or just in the foot? Or does it follow the path through bum and thigh?

Can sciatica just hurt in one part of the calf, like a stabbing pain or just in the foot? Or does it follow the path through bum and thigh?

See below: Sciatica is not a very precise term and means different things to different people. You may wish to consult this site for information on this topic.

http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/sciatica/basics/symptoms/CON-20026478 ...Read more

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When I wear regular tennis shoes, I get this stabbing pain in my foot. If I were to try no arch, is there a way to slowly wean my foot off of it?

When I wear regular tennis shoes, I get this stabbing pain in my foot. If I were to try no arch, is there a way to slowly wean my foot off of it?

It is a little: Difficult understanding what you are asking....slowly weaning your foot off of what? Where is your pain? What happens when you wear an arch? And when you don't? ...Read more

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Right leg (on rare occasions) sharp stabbing pain initiating to the rear of thigh radiating or transmitting to the foot. Burning stinging sensation.

Right leg (on rare occasions) sharp stabbing pain initiating to the rear of thigh radiating or transmitting to the foot. Burning stinging sensation.

Lumbar radiculopathy: Is a possible diagnosis, and needs to be confirmed by a physical examination and imaging. See your doctor for an evaluation. A nerve might be compressed due to degenerative changes of the spine. ...Read more

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I have a painful hip when relaxing, needle-like stabbing pain in the outer thigh, and a mild burning sensation in foot. All on the same side?

Sciatica variety: A good physical therapist or massage therapist or chiropractor might have ways to both Dx an Tx you and provide exercises to heal damage and strengthen other muscles to offset the imbalance. It can be simple or complex and needs an eval by an expert. ...Read more

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I have stabbing pain in my legs and arms. Also having tinglings and numbness in legs and feet. Difficulty with balance and weaknesswhat can it be? Ms?

I have stabbing pain in my legs and arms. Also having tinglings and numbness in legs and feet. Difficulty with balance and weaknesswhat can it be? Ms?

Radiculopathy: It looks like you are having neuropathies of both upper and lower extremities as well as problem of balance. I will take good history and through physical examination. The first thing I will order will be the level of your vitamin B12, methylmalonic acid an homocystine. However, I will differ your evaluation and management to your pcp and neurologist. You need to see them asap. ...Read more

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Can sciatica sometime miss the leg and just show up in the foot? I get stabbing pain in thigh/calf and foot not all at the same time but different days

Isolated pain: In the foot is usually not sciatica. May be morton's neuroma, tarsal tunnel or from another cause. Neurological exam with or without EMG-NCS can sort this out. ...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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What could cause sharp stabbing pain in arms and legs? My feet hurt when I first wake up and walk on them.

What could cause sharp stabbing pain in arms and legs? My feet hurt when I first wake up and walk on them.

Pain: You could easily have 2 problems. The stabbing pain in the arms and the legs could be radiculopathy, while the pain at the bottom of the feet could be plantar fasciitis. You will probably need to see a neurologist as well as a podiatrist. ...Read more

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I think I may have a stress fracture because I am an Irish Dancer and I practice 3 hours a day 2 times a week. Now I have a stabbing pain in my foot?

I think I may have a stress fracture because I am an Irish Dancer and I practice 3 hours a day 2 times a week. Now I have a stabbing pain in my foot?

Consult physician: You should see physician for examination and possible imaging. Most stress injuries require discontinuing activity producing problem for period of time. ...Read more

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Stabbing pain in ribs aboutwice a week. Pain in left shoulder, neck and arm. Stabbing pain under right foot. Was diagnosed with fibro. Chances of MS?

Stabbing pain in ribs aboutwice a week. Pain in left shoulder, neck and arm. Stabbing pain under right foot. Was diagnosed with fibro. Chances of MS?

Fibromyalgia pain: Pain is most likely from fibromyalgia. Do you feel like you got adequate information about your condition? Are there other symptoms that concern you? Depression/anxiety can also affect your experience of pain. If you are concerned, you can see a neurologist to evaluate your symptoms. ...Read more