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What Causes The Ball Of Your Foot To Hurt
Heel pain: When you have pain at the heel, it could be from several causes. Most common is plantar fasciitis, other causes are stress fracture, nerve impingement, flexor hallus muscle belly inflammation, fat pad atrophy, systemic inflammatory disorders (anklosying spondolitis, reactive arthritis syndrome, etc). Hope that answers your question. ...Read more
Blood or gangrene: If the toenails are black, you may have old blood under the nail or fungus in the toenail. If the skin of the toe is black you may have gangrene which is when there is no circulation to the toe. In the latter case, gangrene, you need to see a podiatrist immediately or go to the emergency room to have your circulation checked! ...Read more
I have a burning type of pain in the heal of my foot? It hurts whether i'm standing on my feet or not. What causes this pain?
Possible low back pr: Possible low back problems.Get a more detailed answer ›
I stepped on a rock bare foot in my yard 4 days ago and my heel still hurts, . What can cause this?
What causes top of foot to hurt like it is broke but have not hurt it in anyway. Its like down around my toe line.?
There is a hump on my foot that burst yesterday it hurts when im trying to walk, slightly limping. Just want to know what is it and the cause of it?
Heel: This is most likely plantar fascists and possibly a burial sac at the bottom of the heel. See your podiatrist for assistance. ...Read more
I am currently taking acetominophen with codeine 300 mg for a hurt foot and it has caused some itching. Not horrible, just annoying. Is this normal?
Is the mitek foot anchor (in the navicular area) known to cause any problems. I had surgery 10 months and the area always hurts. Seen many docs-nothig?
Strain: With curling toes or push off you are using your foot muscles, it sounds like you are over using these muscles, slow down and wear shoes that provide some arch support. ...Read more
What would cause a person foot to hurt all the time on top close to toes she says sharp pains to the bones ?
More info needed:
Other health issues?
Type of shoes at work?
How long has this been occurring? ...Read more
Hi doctor, my left instep foot has swollen and hurt when wake up in the morning, what is the cause root and the medicine? Thank you
Toes/top of foot swollen. I can't seperate my toes. Icing causes more pain/swelling. Feels like it weighs 10 lbs. Swells all the time. Hurts every day for the past 3yrs. Why is this happening to me?
Need to find cause: Of the swelling. I would imagine if you had the condition for three years, you must of sought prior help. Why don't you share what was told to you so far? Without seeing your foot, you don't provide enough information to make an educated diagnosis...... ...Read more
What causes chronic metatarsal pain in the ball of foot? It hurts to walk, or stand, I do have morons toe.
My second toe on my left foot is numb and hurts. This has been going on for a few weeks now. What would cause this?
You could have : A localized nerve compression like a neuroma, or anterior tarsal tunnel syndrome (compression of deep peroneal nerve). If the second toe is the longest toe your shoes can be too small. There are systemic disease like diabetes that can cause numbness, and vitamin deficiencies as well. ...Read more
My foot slipped into a hard wooden pillar when i was skidding on my carpet. Could that have cause my heel to hurt when i walk?
Heel pain: If the pain began right after the injury, it would make sense that there is a connection. ...Read more
What causes foot & ankle pain my ankle hurts so.Bad i only sprained it twice & twisted it once but the pain is unreal may b its the weather?
My feet hurt tremendously on the lateral sides. (Mostly the right foot) My pinky toes turn out, can this be the cause? The pain is terrible.
I am not sure what: is meant by pinky toes turn out. Pinky toes can have an adductovarus rotation where the nail portion actually faces in not out. The middle portion of the toe bows out. This can be repaired with a hammertoe procedure known as an arthroplasty where a piece of bone is shaved or cut out. ...Read more
I wore sneakers with arch support last night and now my lft arch is stiff and hurts causing me to walk on the side of my foot. Remedy? Cause?
Probably too much: Arch support for you and caused irritation. Go back to the shoes or sneakers that were comfortable before. ...Read more