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What causes pain and swelling in instep of foot?

What causes pain and swelling in instep of foot?

Possibilities: Sprain/strain, stress fracture, posterior tibial tendon tear or dysfunction or possibly and inflammatory condition such as gout. ...Read more

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Bone spur on top of foot andpsoriatic arthritis. Lots of foot swelling and pain. Is surgery suggested?

Bone spur on top of foot  andpsoriatic arthritis. Lots of foot swelling  and pain. Is surgery suggested?

Foot pain : not really . See a podiatrist first . Perhaps a steroid injection and a trial of foot pads and good shoes may help your pain . Also as your psoriasis improves , your Arthritis will also improved . See a dermatologist to start on disease modifying agents . There are some drugs in pill form now . ...Read more

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Treatment for pain of cracked ribs-non displaced?

Treatment for pain of cracked ribs-non displaced?

Rest, NSAIDs: Just make sure you are not in so much pain that you are unable to take good breaths as that can lead to lung issues. If pain is to severe see a pain specialist. ...Read more

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Treatment knuckle pain and swelling?

Treatment knuckle pain and swelling?

It depends: It depends on the cause of the joint pain and inflammation. For instance, there are several treatment options if the cause is rheumatoid arthritis. However, there are numerous other possible causes. Have the issue evaluated. ...Read more

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Arch pain and back of heel pain, what to do?

Hard place to inject: It's hard to inject the arch- too big an area and you should never have a cortisone injection to the back of the heel. You may want to try custom orthotics from a podiatrist ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for painful popping of the left knee joint mainly the acl?

Evaluation: There are many possible causes of painful popping of the knee (chondromalacia patella, meniscal tears, intra-articular loose bodies and instability of the joint secondary to ligamentous injury) and the appropriate treatment will be determined by the diagnosis. A visit to an orthopaedic surgeon should give you an answer. ...Read more

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What is treatment of painful corn on medial side of sole of foot?

Corn: Are you sure of the anatomy term? It may be a wart or callous which receive totally different treatments. See your podiatrist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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How could the pain of foot arthritis present?

How could the pain of foot arthritis present?

Aching. stiffness: Arthritic pain in the feet can hurt just as if it were in other joints- and sometimes worse because you still stand and walk on them! aching, stiffness, burning are often relayed. X-rays are often taken as arthritic changes can be seen on them. ...Read more

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Need medical advice for severe pain in arch of foot and ankle?

Need medical advice for severe pain in arch of foot and ankle?

See below: It may be plantar fasciitis. Try ice, stretching and aleve (naproxen). If this does not help see a podiatrist for exam. ...Read more

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What causes severe pain in the sole of your foot?

What causes severe pain in the sole of your foot?

Most commonly: Plantar fascitiis. Try icing the sole, using an over the counter antiinflammatory like Motrin or allege, wear an arch support, massage your arch and heel before getting out of bed in the morning. If no improvement see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Treatment for chronic tendonitis of the wrist?

Treatment for chronic tendonitis of the wrist?

Anti inflammatory: Depending on the cause, tendinitis is treated with rest and meds. You should rest from activities that cause painand take appropriate medicines. A cortisone shot or a splint is often needed. Very seldom am operation to remove the tendon lining is needed. ...Read more

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What is the reason for having severe heel pain and burning sensation on the foot?

Plantar fasciitis. : The most common cause of heel pain is plantar fasciitis: an inflammation of a thick band of tissue that helps hold up the arch of your foot. It attaches to your heel bone, and is usually the most painful for the first few steps in the morning, or after sitting a long time and then standing quickly. Check with your doctor to rule out nerve damage. ...Read more

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Cause of Pain in arch area of foot, top and bottom of foot ?

Wear and Tear.: Treating pain, especially in the foot, is always so much easier when the patient can actually put their finger tip on the exact spot of the pain. When the pain descriptions include "in the area of", then solving the problem needs more focus. A hands on exam would probably reveal a generalized arch pain consistent with the beginning of arthritis, ligament strain and tendonitis. Try supportive shoes ...Read more

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What is the best course of action after failed back surgery (lumbar laminectomy). Persistent burning pain along outside of leg and back weakness.

What is the best course of action after failed back surgery (lumbar laminectomy). Persistent burning pain along outside of leg and back weakness.

Re-eval: You need to be re-evaluated, preferably by your surgeon. Alternatively, you could consider seeing a non-surgical spine specialist, usually a physiatrist. There may be more simple solutions to your pain. ...Read more

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What would cause pain and numbness of the left arm and leg, swelling of the left ankle and foot, during periods only?

What would cause pain and numbness of the left arm and leg, swelling of the left ankle and  foot, during periods only?

Uncertain: This is something you should take your physician. The swelling in one leg or an ankle may be related to the venous return from the lower extremity. The pain and numbness in one arm and leg could suggest a neurologic system. This is why you should take this to your physician. ...Read more

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What's the treatment an longterm medication for ankle bone spurs and big toe joint spur if there is pain an symptoms?

What's the treatment an longterm medication for ankle bone spurs and big toe joint spur if there is pain an symptoms?

Bone spurs: Having bone spurs on those joints usually means there is arthritis of those joints most likely from an injury since you are only 22 years old. Typical arthritis takes many more years to develop. O-T-C anti inflammatory medication may help. However, long term use is usually not recommended. There are some topical anti inflammatory meds that can be prescribed. Best to see your Foot Specialist. ...Read more