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Pain and swelling on ball of foot under big toe in diabetic?

Pain and swelling on ball of foot under big toe in diabetic?

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 more

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What can cause pain under the foot just under the baby toe joint?

What can cause pain under the foot just under the baby toe joint?

Overload: Usually pain in that area is from excess pressure. This may happen in a high arch foot or in a severe flat foot for different reasons. A calluses form which further increase pressure and pain. Other possibilities include a stress fx, unstable joint, or nerve irritation. ...Read more

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Numbness on top of left breast & also under my arm, just above armpit. breast also feels itchy, medical issues are Hashimoto's, RA, 2 herniated disc?

Numbness on top of left breast & also under my arm, just above armpit. breast also feels itchy, medical issues are Hashimoto's, RA, 2 herniated disc?

Nerve: This could be caused by a nerve issue in your cervical spine. You do not mention which discs are herniated but I'd advise you to discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Could bunions cause problems with entire foot?

Could bunions cause problems with entire foot?

Yes: The structural deformity may alter the biomechanics of your entire foot. ...Read more

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Pain on ball of foot mainly when walking without shoes sometimes with shoes pain sometimes on top of foot above ball. Have bunion as well cause?

Pain on ball of foot mainly when walking without shoes sometimes with shoes pain sometimes on top of foot above ball.  Have bunion as well  cause?

Hallux valgus: In essence, you are experience a transfer of forces more laterally because of your bunion. You may even get a thickened callus known as a "transfer lesion.". ...Read more

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EPain On Right Foot + Ankle. Affects Toes, Outer Side Of Foot, Ball, And Heel. Spasms On Both Sides Of Ankle W Exercise Or Walking DistanEs.No swellinG Or Redness Seen Struggle To Walk Sometimes.

EPain On Right Foot + Ankle. Affects Toes, Outer Side Of Foot, Ball, And Heel. Spasms On Both Sides Of Ankle W Exercise Or Walking DistanEs.No swellinG Or Redness Seen Struggle To Walk Sometimes.

Podiatry: evaluation and xrays for starters. Mild antiinflammaory mediciation and good footwear. Definitely get a bloof sugar check aqnd hgbA1c to evaluate diabetes status. May be related to diabetic neuropathy. See your physician-ASAP. ...Read more

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Can my feet arches be different depending on the foot? any higher arch shoes or inserts feels perfect for R foot but feels like lump under L foot

Can my feet arches be different depending on the foot? any higher arch shoes or inserts feels perfect for R foot but feels like lump under L foot

Foot sizes : It certainly can happen that one foot is different from the other, both in size and shape. You may find that a good shoe store could help with proper fitting suggestions. You also may find that you can see a local podiatrist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes ball of foot pain and soreness running along the top of the foot? Ill-fitting shoes? Overuse? Sleeping w/feet tucked under covers?

What causes ball of foot pain and soreness running along the top of the foot? Ill-fitting shoes?  Overuse? Sleeping w/feet tucked under covers?

Many things: Ranging from injury, inadequate biomechanical suppport to infection or inflammatory condition. If this persists, see podiatrist. ...Read more

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Pain under feet and in ankles after walking. Swelling on the inside of my ankles- better with arch support in shoes. Could these be fallen arches?

Pain under feet and in ankles after walking. Swelling on the inside of my ankles- better with arch support in shoes. Could these be fallen arches?

Foot pain: Yes it may what we called plantar fasciitis, especially if you have pain upon your first few steps of walking. Pain typically in heel, arch support helps as well as ice and reforming the arch by rolling on a ball when sitting. ...Read more

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Can sitting @ computer chair for many years w/ foot behind leg of chair + foot in a plantar flexion cause damage to Achilles and/or surrounding area?

Can sitting @ computer chair for many years w/ foot behind leg of chair + foot in a plantar flexion cause damage to Achilles and/or surrounding area?

Search ubder Crohn,s: No. If you are suffering from Crohn,s, you must be infromed it causes joint and tendon issues. Wisconsi is a farm states. Use of Insecticieds cuses Gene damage. Also GMO cause Aljergy. Crohn,s is noyhing excepy allergy to food in your Bowels (intestines). To get better Need to do organics. Also find A smart RHeumatologist to give Small dose of Plaqenil and possibly Methotexate, then you feel bette ...Read more

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Which medical conditions cause numb toes?

Which medical conditions cause numb toes?

DIABETES AND OTHERS: Numbness to the toes can be caused by many things including diabetes, vit deefeciancy, alcohol, nerve impingement and certain meds. ...Read more

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Daughter injured foot over a month ago. pain runs from toes up leg. hurts 2 walk on foot or move toes unable 2 touch foot due 2 pain Dr's not concern?

Daughter injured foot over a month ago. pain runs from toes up leg. hurts 2 walk on foot or move toes unable 2 touch foot due 2 pain Dr's not concern?

More info: Need better history. How did you "injure" your foot. Did you land on the ball of your foot? If pain is radiating from your toes up the leg, you may have compressed a nerve in the foot (neuroma). Have to rule out osseous (bone) injury or fracture but need more info from patient. ...Read more

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CRPS Left foot- have recurring toenail infections in both feet. Is this due to CRPS,- would removing both toenails, destroying the nail matrix help?

CRPS Left foot- have recurring toenail infections in both feet. Is this due to CRPS,- would removing both toenails, destroying the nail matrix help?

No: There is no correlation between the two. Destroying the matrix would solve the problem but beware that it could flare the crps ...Read more

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What causes numbness of left foot middle toe? Is that from compartment problems?

What causes numbness of left foot middle toe? Is that from compartment problems?

Neuroma: It is possible to have the interdigital nerve be compressed in that area. This refers to a neuroma. The symptoms may cause pain, numbness and tingling in the toes. Try wearing wider shoes and otc supports. If symptoms persist seek medical care. ...Read more

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Remedies for foot pain due to bone spur on top and outside of foot?

Remedies for foot pain due to bone spur on top and outside of foot?

Determine cause : Protecting the area from excessive shoe pressure is often helpful. Wider and more supportive shoes can also help. Orthotic inserts in shoes can improve poor biomechanics. It is best to determine reason for the spur to have occurred to treat properly. ...Read more

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Have bad left foot due to bunion/awaiting surgery on it. Now rt foot hurts, top of foot/2nd toe. Related?

Have bad left foot due to bunion/awaiting surgery on it. Now rt foot hurts, top of foot/2nd toe. Related?

Probably: It might be because of an altered gait. When one foot is hurting, you start putting more weight on the other foot, causing problems in the "healthy" foot. ...Read more

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