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I have throbbing pain in left leg to the top of foot. Could this be sciatic nerve problem? I am 78 years of age.

I have throbbing pain in left leg to the top of foot. Could this be sciatic nerve problem? I am 78 years of age.

Throbbing pain foot: Certainly not the classic way sciatica presents or's diagnosed but with the right REST of the history together with other symptoms & how problem's evolved- sciatica MAY be on the short list of possibilities. Point is you need a good examination to rule out other things such as vascular, infectious, & other problems. More questions? Write me at: www.healthtap.com/dr-saghafi ...Read more

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Banged the inside top of foot a week ago, now healed. No swelling, but now the outside top of same foot is throbbing 1 week later. Can it be related?

Banged the inside top of foot a week ago, now healed. No swelling, but now the outside top of same foot is throbbing 1 week later. Can it be related?

Yes: You may have been guarding the portion of the foot that was painful last week causing an overuse injury to the other side of the foot. This can be treated with rest or preferably a removable walking boot. I would suggest you see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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My right foot is throbbing. Pain on sole and top bone sticking out, help?

My right foot is throbbing. Pain on sole and top bone sticking out, help?

Ice and elevation : To help with your throbbing, the pain to the bottom and problem on the too are likely unrelated. I would suggest you seea foot doc for follow up. ...Read more

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Had 2nd toe shortened b/c of crossover.6 months ago.Can see and feel screw through skin on top of toe.Causes throbbing pain at night.What next?Thx

Possible removal: Retained hardware can occasionally cause irritation at the surgical site which induces pain and discomfort. Removal is essential if that continues. I recommend being seen in person or virtually for a proper diagnosis and further treatment options. ...Read more

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Throbbing pain on foot. What should I do?

Throbbing pain on foot. What should I do?

See a Podiatrist.: This could be caused by many things, you should make an appointment with a podiatrist. X-rays may be indicated. You should rest the affected foot and seek medical care asap. ...Read more

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Have throbbing pain in my foot all over pain no injury started suddenly what could this be ?

Can be due to...: Truly generalized pain can be due to injury of nerves or circulation. If the pain can be better localized, that would help with diagnosis: The foot can be divided into 3 sections: Forefoot, mid foot, hind foot. Each section has different structures and guides our diagnosis. A useful site for self-assessment is here: http://www.ipfh.org/foot-conditions/foot-pain-self-assessment-tool. ...Read more

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