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Sharp pain at the bottom of foot (centre of the arch). What can I take for this?

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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Sharp Pain in bottom of feet from standing 5hrs straight at work and I have cerebral palsy what's the cause?

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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What causes a sharp pain in the bottom of your foot?

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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The bottom of my foot has a sharp pain in the middle?

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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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?

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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Why do I feel a sharp pain in the middle of the bottom of my foot when i run?

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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