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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Board Certified, Podiatry
23 years in practice
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I'm having sharp pain in bottom of foot and pelvic area a the same time?

Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Board Certified, Podiatry
23 years in practice
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I'm having sharp pain in bottom of foot and pelvic area a the same time?

Lower back: May be the cause, i would think of a nerve related issue as a first thought. ...Read more

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Dr. Ward Dean
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Dr. Catherine Willner
Board Certified, Neurology
30 years in practice
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Sharp pain at the bottom of foot (centre of the arch). What can I take for this?

Dr. Catherine Willner
Board Certified, Neurology
30 years in practice
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Sharp pain at the bottom of foot (centre of the arch). What can I take for this?

Try first: If you have no medical contraindications, you can try simple over the counter pain medications like advil, aleve or tylenol. However, best way to decide how to treat is to know what is causing the pain, so see your doctor for review of symptoms and exam in case something more serious needing prescription or other work-up. ...Read more

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Dr. Ward Dean
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Dr. Steven Simon
Board Certified, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
33 years in practice
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Sharp Pain in bottom of feet from standing 5hrs straight at work and I have cerebral palsy what's the cause?

Dr. Steven Simon
Board Certified, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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Sharp Pain in bottom of feet from standing 5hrs straight at work and I have cerebral palsy what's the cause?

Foot pain needs eval: Foot pain may be coming from spasticity, or overactivity in the foot muscles. You need to be seen by a neurologist or PMR doc to eval if this is the problem vs some foot pathology such as a plantar fasciitis. Good treatments are available, so,get going! ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ettinger
Board Certified, Podiatry
44 years in practice
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What could cause sudden sharp pain on bottom on the outside of left foot?

Dr. Alan Ettinger
Board Certified, Podiatry
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What could cause sudden sharp pain on bottom on the outside of left foot?

Stress fracture: Sural nerve injury, plantar fasciatis. I suggest you see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Dr. Ward Dean
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Dr. Ronald Oberman
Board Certified, Podiatry
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I do a lot of walking and standing where I work, today, very suddenly I started having extremely sharp pain in the bottom outside part of my left foot. This pain comes and goes; however, I can be laying on the couch and all of a sudden it feels like someo

Dr. Ronald Oberman
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I do a lot of walking and standing where I work, today, very suddenly I started having extremely sharp pain in the bottom outside part of my left foot. This pain comes and goes; however, I can be laying on the couch and all of a sudden it feels like someo

Sounds nerve related: A inflammed or entrapped nerve is the most likely reason since pain comes and goes and is symptomatic even when off of feet. If it persists, see podiiatrist. ...Read more

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Dr. Martin Morell
Board Certified, Rheumatology
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Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
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What causes a sharp pain in the bottom of your foot?

Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
Board Certified, Podiatry
3 years in practice
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Foot pain: There can be many different reasons for foot pain. From arthritis, plantar fasciitis, stress fractures, general foot fatigue, stepping on an object, calluses and countless more. Even the time of day the pain comes can help determine why you are having pain. You can ask your pcp for a podiatry referral if the pain continues to worsen. ...Read more

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Dr. Amir Khan
Board Certified, Sports Medicine
22 years in practice
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The bottom of my foot has a sharp pain in the middle?

Dr. Amir Khan
Board Certified, Sports Medicine
22 years in practice
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The bottom of my foot has a sharp pain in the middle?

Further Evaluate: Consider plantar fascitis (near the heel), plantar fascia tear/injury, tendinitis of foot. Have a foot and ankle orthopedic surgeon evaluate for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
Board Certified, General Surgery
40 years in practice
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I have a sharp pain on the bottom and top of my foot in the middle..It hurts when i walk on it and when i lay down. It even hurts to touch it?

Dr. Robert Uyeda
Board Certified, General Surgery
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I have a sharp pain on the bottom and top of my foot in the middle..It hurts when i walk on it and when i lay down. It even hurts to touch it?

Foot pain without: Injury sounds like arthritis. Common causes are gout, pseudogout, rheumatoid arthritis, or bacterial infection. Rarely, it could be bone malignancy. You need to see a doctor and sort this out. It could be something serious. ...Read more

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Dr. Grace Torres-Hodges
Board Certified, Podiatry
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Why do I feel a sharp pain in the middle of the bottom of my foot when i run?

Dr. Grace Torres-Hodges
Board Certified, Podiatry
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Why do I feel a sharp pain in the middle of the bottom of my foot when i run?

Possibly nerve: The sharp pain sensation can be the result of a nerve that is being irritated in the arch area and/or the result of a ligament/tendon that may be pulled while you bear weight. This is something you want to see a foot specialist for in order to have your foot checked, gait evaluated and shoes checked. Don't run through it, not checking it could eventually slow you down. ...Read more

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