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What Is This Dry Skin On My Achilles Tendon And Heel
The skin is peeling between my toes, I have dots underneath the skin on the heel of my foot. I don't think it is plantar warts as the skin is smooth?
What causes bursitis on the bottom of the heel of the foot? What is the treatment? I have this on right foot and plantar facetious on left foot.
Heel pain + PF: 9/10 times, heel pain is caused by plantar fasciitis. Bursitis is rarely the cause of heel pain. Bursitis may occur on the back of the ankle, most commonly called retrocalcaneal bursitis. This is caused by friction to the back of the ankle by poor fitting footwear, tight or weak calf muscles and/or is associated with an achilles tendon problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pain on the outside of my foot. Dr said it was Achilles' tendon heel spur. How can this be if the swelling and pain are on the side?
GOOD POINT: That's a good point. A retrocalcaneal spur should hurt directly behind the heel bone. Talk to your doctor again; make sure he/she knows exactly where the pain is located, and ask them this same question. ...Read more
What cures cracked heels? The heel part of my leg feels very sore and rough and it is only one side.
Depends: There can be several causes, but you can see if your doctor would consider urea lotion 40%. ...Read more
My right foot, at the back just above the sole. Where there are folds is dry flakey and extremely itchy! and red. What could it be? Athletes foot? Thx
I have plantar fasciitis and my heel and arch hurts but now the side of my foot hurts as well. Is this unusual?
NO: You're walking differently to avoid the painful area, thus putting undue pressure on other areas of the foot. ...Read more
I'm having surgery on my patella tendon and to file the bottom of my knee cap as its pointed and stabbing the tendon. How could this affect mobility?
Patella spur: Initially your knee may be a little stiff but you easily regain mobility. ...Read more
Feel a throbbing line (not to the touch) under bottom of heel. Hurts under heel in general and can put little weight on it. Is this plantar fasciitis?
Plantar fasciitis: Plantar fasciitis typically causes a stabbing pain in the bottom of your foot near the heel. The pain is usually worst with the first few steps after awakening, although it can also be triggered by long periods of standing or getting up from a seated position. The best thing to do is to see either a podiatrist or an orthopedic surgeon and get this looked at before it gets worse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Combo treatment. : If you have plantar fasciitis, and hurt most with the first few steps in the morning, the more you can do together, the better: #1: supportive shoes. #2: firm inserts or orthotics. #3: oral antiinflammatories (check with your doctor). #4: stretching your foot and calf. #5: icing (10 min at a time). You may also need physical therapy or cortisone injections, or eswt if available in your area. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Mod. pain on the back of my heel and outer perim of the bottom of my heel. It is very tender to the touch on my ankle too. Getting worse. Achilles?
Rest few days and...: 27 y/o Female says Mod pain on the back of my heel and outer perim of the bottom of my heel. it is very tender to the touch on my ankle too. Getting worse. Achilles? Some form of inflammation occurring in that ankle. Achilles Tendinitis a possibility. Things to consider are one's Posture, Shoes, Unequal leg lengths w Strain, new/change in Physical exercise activities. Rest for few days& see MD ...Read more
What causes cracks in your heels, and how to prevent? My L heel is very cracked, but R heel is smooth (since DVT in thigh of Right leg)WHY?
Peeling skin and sores on top of feet. Peeling skin on sides of feet also. What could it be? Been this way for a few weeks.
Skin lesions: In order to diagnose these they must be seen and your medical history explored. See a dermatologist. It may well be a form of vesicular dermatitis, one of the most common skin conditions and totally benign. It would be somewhat unusual, however, to only see it on the feet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cracked skin: Treat your skin daily to re-moisturizing treatments that will help to heal and soothe dry, cracked skin with cerave cream.Though cracking can occur anytime of the year, it is especially common during the dry winter months and in the summer when open shoes are worn. Use super glue to close skin fissures and reduce the amount of pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had what feels like a knot like bump on the bottom of my foot by my arch and sole of my foot and it hurts to walk on. Is it plantar fasciitis?
Probably not, as PF-: Usually does not present with a swelling. It probably is planter fibromatosis ( benign condition), ganglion, fb (foreign body in form of a thorn, needle/nail, wooden splinter, with some infection around it) or rarely other types of cysts or lesions which are generally diagnosed with biopsy by the pathologist. Surgery not only rids swelling + tissue is available for biopsy, to ensure correct dx., . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stretchinig/good sho: Heel spurs and heel pain are usually due to plantar fasciitis. This is treated with a good stretching program, ice, good shoes with good arch supports, perhaps heel cups and maybe night spiints. Most of this can be done by the patient but if not responding, may need to see pcp, pt, orthopedist, podiatrist and or orthotics specialist. This can be helped! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
New skin cleanser?: Could be due to exposure to a new skin cleanser. Should return to normal in a few days ...Read more
Heel fissures thick calluses frequent pain was told it is severe athletes foot. It is now on both palm of my hands ?
I have pain in my ankle by my Achilles tendon and a little lower there is swelling on the inside of my foot what would it be?
Tendinosis: The pain is likely at the insertion of the achilles tendon and represents inflammation, and even possible partial tear of the fibers and the lump represents active repair. If the lump is pain free, no worries. If it is painful then you need to see your orthopaedic surgeon for evaluation and management. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dry Heels: There is a chance that your dry heel skin, is not merely dry skin but a kind of rash. Psoriasis can cause very thick dry like skin on the heels, and also at times, on the elbows, knees, scalp, and behind the ears. There is also a kind of dry skin on the heels that comes in women who are having the menopause. Try a cortisone cream, once a day, and a good moisturizer, once a day, to see if it helps. ...Read more
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