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The Middle Part Of My Foot Really Hurts I Wonder Why
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
tendonitis: This most commonly arises from extensor tendonitis due to overuse or trauma. Treatment initially usually consists of oral anti-inflammatories, behavioral modification, rest, ice and splinting. If no improvement than seek the advice of your primary care doctor or a hand surgeon. ...Read more
Why would I have a tingling/gripping type feeling in the inside part of my left heel/arch? Bothers me when I walk.
Nerve impingement : You probably have one of the following, tarsal tunnel syndrome, Lumbar raduculopathy (nerve pinching in spine), some kind of peripheral neuropathy, or maybe plantar fasciitis, or local sole of foot nerve entrapment. You should get an EMG/Nerve conduction study and a good neurological examination to distinguish. ...Read more
Toe jamming.: More than likely, the second toe is longer than your great toe or your third toe. The distal or top part of the toe sticks out a bit further and the distal joint gets jammed. This will, in time cause the distal part of the toe to inflame and resist movement, especially bending. Shoes and more importantly socks can play a major role in this condition. An evaluation by a specialist can help you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Call your doctor: There can be different reasons for the pain, but the most serious and potentially life-threatening would be deep vein thrombosis (dvt). This should be checked in the emergency room with an ultrasound. http://www.webmd.com/dvt/ss/slideshow-deep-vein-thrombosis-overview please call your doctor, since history is important. ...Read more
I feel pain from my wrist to the outer side of my pinkie finger and the base of my pinkie hurts when I bend it towards my palm. Why could it be?
Sprain vs fracture: You could have a fracture of little finger, hand or wrist. More likely, you have a sprain of little finger, hand or wrist. You need to see your primary care doctor for evaluation and possible X-ray. In the meantime, using a soft wrist splint/brace may offer temporary relief of pain and help with the healing process. ...Read more
Why is it when I touch the bottom of my left leg on the front part right above my ankles it feels real sore, I didn't bang it or anything, so why ?
Ankle pain: Sounds like you have had multiple lower extremity surgeries with some resulting ankle pain. There are many possible causes of your symptoms to include nerve and circulation problems. Recommend thorough evaluation by your primary care provider, to include a good vascular exam and consideration of vascular testing. My suspicion is that your condition is vascular related. ...Read more
When i walk, i feel a pop about halfway between my heel and my toes, towards the outside of my foot. Any ideas what this could be?
Bone spurs at the: Tip of the elbow, an inflamed burial sac of fluid, gouty deposits, tendinitis, a foreign body, a small tiny fragment of bone from trauma are all common causes of sharp pain at the very tip of the elbow or olecranon. If rest, otc medications and avoidance of contact type of trauma do not make it subside, seek medical attention for an exam and probable xray. ...Read more
The outside middle area of my chest hurts a lot when i strech or touch the middle of it?What should I do
Stretching : Stretching or touching an area near your chest and having it hurt could be 1. Muscular ie from doing an activity in excess such as a push=up 2. Related to the joint where the breast bone or sternum meet the ribs a common source of pain 3. Related to something in a rib or muscles such as a fracture or trauma or bruising 4. Related to a heart or lung issue if it is purely tender to touch and hurts more with stretching it is more comonly1, 2 or 3. But number 4 is still possible without more information it is too general a question to leave alone and you should call your doctor. ...Read more
Hello, sometimes i feel the pain in my big finger on my foot. I think its in the joint. What can it be?
Pain in great toe: Can be tendonitis/ stress fx -athletic shoes,avoid straining great toe or Gout -.avoid high purine foods as red meat, organ meats ,bacon, anchovies,sardines, scallops, mussels. beef, poultry, crab, lobster, oysters, shrimp,dried beans and lentils and sugar. Check uric acid.Drink fluids( not alcohol) meds include indocin, (indomethacin) colchicine for acute attack ,allopurinol for prevention F/U w/ doc ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why does the top of my foot heart. Not doing anything just relaxing and the next the i know i get sharp pains in the top of my foot.?
The top of the bottom part of my third toe on my left food hurts when I try to bend it. It's been hurting for over 2 weeks and I don't know what caused it. I didn't injure it doing anything.
Up or down bend.: It is quite possible that you injured the toe and were unaware of the injury. This could be a low grade injury to any one or several areas of the proximal phalynx of the third toe. Included, but not limited to are the tendon, bone and capsule. Discoloration and swelling are signs of a more severe problem. If this persists, a visit to your doctor may be necessary to sort things out. ...Read more
Tingling~: DeionW ~ I have to say I have no idea unless you can be much more specific in terms of exactly anatomically where. RIGHT RIB cage is a vast area ! thanks ...Read more
I have the toe fungus where there is gunk underneath my toes. My big toe hurts and the top is purple. I think it's bc of the pressure. What can I do?
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