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Whats Up With My Heel It Hurts When I Wake Up
Ice NSAIDs: Morning heel pain is a common complaint of patients with plantar fasciitis. The easiest thing to do at home is to rest, ice the area, and try a course of over the counter nsaids (like Ibuprofen or aleve) taken as directed and achilles tendon stretching. If these things don't work see a specialist for further treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My heel hurts when i wake up every morning , but it gets better after half hr , but pain whenever i m seated for more than half hr . What is the cause?
Every morning when i wake up the top of my foot and sometimes my heel. It hurts more some days than others, but shortly after walking I am fine.?
The place behind the ankle bone and beneath the heel hurts when I wake up in the morning. Dwindles as the day progresses. What could be the reason?
Tendonitis/fascitis?: this sounds like inflamation of the insertion of the plantar fascia in the heel area. If it is worse in the morning, that is a sign. See a doctor and have him evaluate the issue, perhaps xray. Treatment will depend on the findings but might include a night splint, exercises, and ibuprofen ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm a nurse aide and I get this severe burning hurting feeling under my heels but when I wake up in the morning it hurts so much more.
My heels are killing me! could this be due to low arches or extra weight? They always hurt more when i first wake up. Specifically the right heel.
Plantar fasciitis?: Inflammation of the arch can be quite severe and impairs ambulation. Fracture of bone/stress fracture can cause severe pain as well, but not likely without trauma/excessive use-i.E jogging/running/jumping etc..It is difficult to tell for sure what u have without examining your foot, but plantar fasciitis is likely. Arch support, motrin/aleve, stretching etc..If not better, consult doc..Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had surgery on my knee a week and and a half ago and the brace they have me in rubs on my heel an my heel is starting to hurt worse than my knee.. It wakes me up at night any advice?
Having Sharp pain in heel with swelling near foot arc. Its severe in morning after i wake up.it hurts whenever i stand after sitting sometime.
Plantar fasciitis: There are a number of possible causes and I would not hesitate to be seen. Among the more common is plantar fasciitis, which is thought to be an inflammatory contracture of the plantar fascia that supports the arch of the foot. Stretching the facia out or using an orthotic is usually the first line of treatment. ...Read more
My heel was aching,now the top of my foot hurts and when I wake up from sleep,get up from sitting or walk after a swim I limp for a while,why is this?
My left foot hurts when I wake up or walk after sitting since 5 months. When I am walking it does not hurt?
Plantar faciitis: What you describe sounds like plantar fasciitis- a condition where the sole of the foot by the heel is inflamed. Typically the first step of the day feels like a nail driven into the heel. Stretching helps, as do night splints. However other disorders (tarsal tunnel and stress fractures) can present the same way. An orthopedist specializing in foot and ankle can sort these out and start therapy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 5 year old son wakes up in the middle of the night crying saying his leg hurts what could be the problem?
Osteoid osteoma??: Could be many things. If his doc can't figure it out go to a pediatric orthopedist. Good luck ...Read more
What is wrong with my lower leg( front of left leg, right side) if I wrap it tighly it doesn't hurt as much this has been going on 2 years it wakes me?
Right leg: Not sure of mechanism of injury, but deserves x-ray & exam. Check with pcp or er, may need orthopedic referral. ...Read more
I have pain where my leg bends in the front of the hip. When I sit and then stand it hurts. I sleep on my side and my hip wakes me hurting.?
Several causes: You may have arthritis of the hip. Laying on ones aside presses on the trochanteric bursa, and you may have bursitis there. But it also pushes the hip more so, which can exacerbate hip arthritis. Both should be ruled out. There are many more, but these are most common. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Foot pain on the outside edge of my left foot. Hurts to stand on it when i wake up in the morning or when I am on my feet for sometime.?
I'm having pain in the crease of my leg right at my vaginal area . When I wake after sleep is when it hurts The worse. Gave birth in January?
Leg/vulvar pain: There is a nerve that innervates this area called the genito-femoral nerve that may have been sensitized during the delivery, especially if there was a medio-lateral episiotomy or vaginal tear at the time of the delivery. Have your OB GYN MD who did the delivery, re-examine this area and make sure that it is properly healed. ...Read more
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