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Swelling Ball Of Foot Behind Big Toes
For 2 days I have had sharp pain - left (ball of foot?) large pad behind big toe. No visible swelling. Painful walk/stand. What possible causes?
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
What is swelling on ball of foot behind last 3 toes? Painful & never fully goes away. Tried pain meds & anti inflammatory meds but nothing.
Any diabetic with: Foot pain warrants a in person exam as there is little room for misdiagnosis. You could have sesamoiditis, a stress fracture, tendonitis etc. Any possibility of a charcot foot must be considered. You make no mention of skin integrity and this must be examined as well. If you have neuropathy a foreign body should be ruled out. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had like 10/23/13 must 12/30/13 today I got up with terrible pain and swelling in left foot right behind toes a lo they way across ball of foot?
Swelling: This sounds like capsulitis of the joint. This usually involves biomechanical problems causing excessive pressure. See your podiatrist for an exam ...Read more
Had ltkr 10/23/13 had mau 12/27/13 woke up this morning to pain and swelling across ball of foot being toes on that leg?
Ball of foot swollen and tender between 3 & 4th toe. Slightly hard there. Tender to touch and walk on. Gradual onset of pain/swelling overnight.
Neuroma: The location and your symptoms alone are consistent with the Morton's neuroma. Look it up on the Internet. See your local area podiatrist for options. This is a very common nerve entrapment associated with fibrosis. Immediate relief will be with a cortisone injection. The sooner you do this, the more likely you are to respond. ...Read more
I fainted 3 days ago, sprained ankle, as result but toes on that foot also very sore & feel gummy, swelling in ball of foot, Is that normal?
Yes: Bruising and swelling is not normal. Should see podiatrist and get examination and x-rays so proper care can be obtained. Was there an injury? Sometimes stress fractures can produce these symptom without any distinct injury. ...Read more
I have scars on both sides of my ankle which cause pain/swelling/ numbness in 3toes and the ball of foot/heel physio helps but numbness is worse now?
11 yo daughter. Swollen ball of foot. Red and painful to lightest touch. Swelling progressing. Now the size of a large egg. No fever. No injury.
Would recommend: Getting this checked at her doctor or the ER or an orthopedist. Sounds like it could be an infection; her doctor should be able to examine her and help her. ...Read more
Went to ER for swelling in ball of foot after day of pain walking, diagnosed plantar fascia. No heel pain though- is this possible or something else?
Plantar fascitiis: Does not have to cause pain in the heel it can be anywhere along the length of the fascial tissue. Other possibilities could include a plantar plate tear or stress fracture if the pain was more in the metatarsal region. Follow up with a. Foot doctor if the pain persists. ...Read more
Sore foot I have some brusing, swelling and pain in my right foot. It hurts to move my big toe and the area behind my toe hurts to the touch.
My son has a swelling on the upper of his foot. He had an xray which showed no break, however the swelling persists and he cannot raise his big toe.
I am having pain in top part of foot no swelling but big toes is cold feeling I can only walk on side of foot is this serious and what is causing it?
My father recently had a gout attack. His big toe no longer hurts but pain/swelling has traveled through his foot. What's the best medicine for swelling?
Monday my foot hit a door. Big toenail came straight off. Now I have swelling and pain on the big toe and the top of my foot. Could I have broken it?
Surely: An x-ray would be needed to tell. Or you may have a contusion. You also want to make sure you do not get an infection from the nail ripping off and that the nail bed itself is not lacerated. A podiatrist would be able to check all these things. Ice your foot until you can see one. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is neuroma? I see this word a lot when asking about my recent issue with my right big toe and the swelling of the balls of my right foot. I can't walk or sleep. Please advise.
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