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Throbbing Pain On Top Of Foot
Random throbbing and aching pain on top of foot when walking - sometimes last hours. Top of foot painful if hit hard, no recent injury. Thoughts?
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
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?
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
I fell down the stairs months ago and since then I have had occasional throbbing pain in my ankle. About a month ago I was having a pain in my heel. That went away but now when I wake up in the morning I have pain on the tops of my feet. The pain goes awa
That's a lot: Of foot /and ankle problems. Sounds like a good idea to see odiatrist or ortho and get x-rays and evaluated to figure out exactly what's wrong and what to do for you. ...Read more
I have a throbbing pain in my left ankle which spreads up to top of my leg, especially at night when I'm relaxing?
How acute?: Best to be evaluated to determine best treatment options. ...Read more
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
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
I have pain on the middle part of my feet where their is a bone. It is a sharp throbbing pain. What can I do?
Foot pain: You don't say whether this is the sole of the foot or the top of the foot. If it is the sole of the foot and it is tender, it is most likely Plantar fasciitis. This often responds to custom insoles, or some people report pain relief with the gel-filled insoles. Topical use of the prescription Voltaren (diclofenac) gel is great. ...Read more
I get a throbbing pain on the inside of my left foot both during activity and whilst resting. What could this be?
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Hi have a throbbing pain in my foot and ankle, have had no injury or fall but very painful any advice would be appreciated?
Throbbing: Unfortunately there needs to be more history here. However, anything that is very painful merits an exam. Possibilities include stress fracture, tendonitis, gout, arrthritis, tarsal tunnel, vascular episode, to name just a few. See your podiatrist for an evaluation - sooner rather than later. ...Read more
Could be gout.: See a doctor to get a diagnosis. And proper treatment. ...Read more
May be trouble!: Patients with diabetes are at higher risk for foot infections and ulcers (skin breakdown), due to nerve damage, inadequate blood flow to feet, and impaired immune function (all due to high glucose). If you have pain under your toe, you need to be checked out for infections, or ulcers, or even bone fractures. Diabetes is the leading cause of amputations -- check it out before losing a toe or foot! ...Read more
I have sharp throbbing pain on my right foot where the bone is located in the middle of my foot. What causes this pain?
Usually tendonitis: The prominent bone on the inside, arch area of the foot is where a very important tendon that holds up your arch is attached. The sharp pain may be due to this created tendonitis. Best to see your podiatrist and have it looked at, especially to rule out a fracture. ...Read more
Dropped a knife straight down on to my foot yesterday. Throbbing pain and swelling persists. Used bactine to clean. Now what?
Need t o go er: See physicianGet a more detailed answer ›
Accidentally dropped the blow dryer and it landed on my foot between my big toe and"ring toe." having throbbing pain there. What to do?
Get an X-ray: Ouch! You probably injured yourself and the only way to determine if you did something is to have your foot examined and an xray taken. See a podiatrist. ...Read more
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