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Why do my feet constantly hurt even when I sit down?

Why do my feet constantly hurt even when I sit down?

Swelling: It would help with more information but assuming this is pain in feet while standing for long periods of the day and when you sit they still hurt suggests the possibilty of some venous insufficiency that uually is good in the morning and at the end of the day the pain is there. If you check your legs for swelling and elevate the legs, pain should be better. Please be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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I am a hairdresser so I stand on my feet for 8hours or more a day. My feet constantly hurt even when I sit down or wake up first thing in the morning?

I am a hairdresser so I stand on my feet for 8hours or more a day. My feet constantly hurt even when I sit down or wake up first thing in the morning?

Plantar fasciitis: Sounds like plantar fasciitis, which is inflammation of plantar fascia, a thick band of tissue on the bottom of each foot. You should be wearing a comfortable pair of shoes with good arch support cushions or use orthotic shoe inserts. Try stretching your calves and heels. Try ice, rest, anti-inflammatory meds. If no relief, see a doctor for eval. Physical therapy and steroid shots may help. ...Read more

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When I sit down and I get up to walk my feet hurts can't walk what can I do?

When I sit down and I get up to walk my feet hurts can't walk what can I do?

Plantar fasciitis or: Pain upon standing could be signs of plantar fasciitis or arthritis. An x-ray and examination would be of great value. See your podiatrist. ...Read more

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If I walk for a little while the bottom of my feet hurt really bad, like I need to sit down what does that mean it's not normal I know that?

If I walk for a little while the bottom of my feet hurt really bad, like I need to sit down what does that mean it's not normal I know that?

Arch Support: You most likely need arch support. If you have flat feet they get tired easily and start hurting because they don't have enough support. I recommend seeing a podiatrist for evaluation and they can guide you to a good solution. ...Read more

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After walking around a store for so long my feet hurt really bad and I just have to sit down and take a break but I'm only 14. Why having so much pain?

After walking around a store for so long my feet hurt really bad and I just have to sit down and take a break but I'm only 14. Why having so much pain?

Painful feet: You may be wearing improper shoes that require you to be in your feet for long periods. See a podiatrist. He can fit you for orthotics, especially if you have flat feet ...Read more

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Why does the bottom of my feet hurt so bad bottom of feet stay warm when I go to beb they hurt more and more hot cannot put them under the blanket I can only stand on them for a few minutes then I sit down message tem sit on them nothing helps even use a

Different: Different conditions that include pain and feeling of heat from the bottom of the foot could include: gout, which is a type of arthritis that causes pain and swelling at the great toe joint usually; neuropathy, which is a nerve pain that is more common in patients with diabetes; or peripheral vascular disease, though that is often more painful when walking. As there is a broad differential diagnosis, an examination by a physician is indicated. Be sure to tell them any conditions and medications that you have. ...Read more

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16wks pregnant. Feels like I have a sunburn on the back of my legs from my butt down to my feet & it hurts to the touch or when I sit. Help??

16wks pregnant. Feels like I have a sunburn on the back of my legs from my butt down to my feet & it hurts to the touch or when I sit. Help??

Symptoms: That give a burning or hot feeling in your legs when pregnant should be addressed. Definitely get seen by your OB as soon as possible. Any abnormal symptoms should be checked. It may be incidental, however it is better to be safe especially when pregnant! ...Read more

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When I sit I get severe pain from my coccyx, it travels down my legs. I can sit maybe 10 minutes. I have issues standing after. The pain is very high. When I stand it hurts in the same area and my feet get hot and itch at the same time.?

When I sit I get severe pain from my coccyx, it travels down my legs. I can sit maybe 10 minutes. I have issues standing after. The pain is very high. When I stand it hurts in the same area and my feet get hot and itch at the same time.?

Lumbar nerve pain: Coccyx pain without leg radiations often comes from a fracture of the coccyx itself, a common result of pregnancy delivery or falling on one's butt. However, with the burning leg symptoms you're having, that suggests compromise of the lumbar spinal nerves. Possibilities include facet joint swelling, disc herniations, disc narrowing. You need a lumbar MRI for starters, then orthopedic referral ...Read more

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I'm having pain on right side worse in lower back and hip! It hurts to sit the pain also goes down my leg into my feet and I have numbing in toes?

See your doctor: You should let your doctor know you are having pain. He/she can examine you and possibly run tests to find out the cause. ...Read more

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I am on my feet all day b/c of work but now whenever I sit down I have a burning throbbing pain in upper legs. Nothing seems to ease the pain. Hurts!

I am on my feet all day b/c of work but now whenever I sit down I have a burning throbbing pain in upper legs. Nothing seems to ease the pain. Hurts!

From your history,: This is likely related to you activity, what you are doing while on your feet, especially your posture (s), what kind of shoes (possibly clothes) which you are wearing, etc, and is challenging the use of and blood flow to the muscles in your upper legs. This would be consistent with the throbbing: increased blood flow attempting to catch up to repair the persistent stress to these muscles. ...Read more

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Why when I sit my feet go numb and calfs hurt?

Pain: Could really be 3 reasons. 1. Nerve compression in you back causing pinching in the sitting position. 2. Could be decreased blood flow when your knees are in the bent position. 3. Compressing the sciatic nerve from the chair. ...Read more

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When I sit down after I been on my feet I can't walk?

See below: Either arthritis or bursitis/plantar fasciitis. Try more supportive shoes and inserts, stretching. See podiatrist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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The past few months, when I sit down my feet get a tingling feeling? What could this mean?

The past few months, when I sit down my feet get a tingling feeling? What could this mean?

Pressure on nerve: If you get tingling in your feet after sitting for a while it could be due to localized pressure over the sciatic nerve in your buttocks or uppr thigh area, especially if it clears up with in few minutes after you get up to walk. If so then just be carefull how you sit and nothing to worry about. Now if the tingling does not go away then you need to get checked by your doctor Good luck ...Read more

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When I sit or lay down for a little bit, and then get up again, I have a fair amount of pain in my feet and ankles. Cause of this?

Depends: Could be plantar fasciitis, tendinitis, joint capsulitis. Make sure you are using good supportive shoes. Try OTC anti inflammatories. If no improvement see your local podiatrist. ...Read more

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My feet are hurting me, it's very annoying as I also can't seem to keep them 1 place. I have to constantly be shaking my feet when lying down or sittin?

See a podiatrist: Seek consultation with a podiatrist or your physician to determine the cause and a possible treatment ...Read more

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The bottom of my feet constantly ache when sat down help?

The bottom of my feet constantly ache when sat down help?

Be seen: There are multiple potential causes, so I would not hesitate to be seen and examined. One if the more common causes of heel pain is plantar fasciitis, which causes pain and tenderness along the heel of the foot. Neuropathy is a fairly common cause of a burning sensation in the soles of the feet, more common in patients with diabetes or thyroid disease. ...Read more

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My feet are swelling constantly and it hurts I can hardly walk when I get up, what do you suggest might be the problem?

My feet are swelling constantly and it hurts I can hardly walk when I get up, what do you suggest might be the problem?

Pregnancy can cause: Watch your diet you may be eating a lot of hiddden salt. You need to see you primary bcause if you are reatining too much fluid it could overwork your heart and cause a lot ofproblems. Try and count how much salt you are eating. ...Read more

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Need some advice when im lying or sitting down for a while when I get up to move my feet hurt and struggle to walk sometimes its like I have no feet?

Need some advice when im lying or sitting down for a while when I get up to move my feet hurt and struggle to walk sometimes its like I have no feet?

Symptoms post rest: Symptoms like this are typically nerve. The laying or sitting positions can cause you to stress the nerves in your low back causing you to lose sensation in your feet. If those symptoms are typically pain in the heels, then you probably have some form of plantar fasciitis. If it is a combination of numbness and pain, typically a branch of the sciatic nerve is involved. A back specialist is needed ...Read more

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When I sit down my feet tingling but when walking or sleeping its ok?

When I sit down my feet tingling but when walking or sleeping its ok?

Nerve Impingement?: You may have a nerve impingement syndrome that gets exacerbated by the bending of your spine when in the seated position. See a dr. To get an evaluation. Best wishes. ...Read more

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After walking for a few miles I sit down and have break and when I get back up to walk I have pain in my feet. More in the heel section. Walk?

After walking for a few miles I sit down and have break and when I get back up to walk I have pain in my feet. More in the heel section. Walk?

Heel pain: Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of heel pain. Proper stretching, formal therapy, icing and anti inflammatory medication, well cushioned shoes, orthotics and sometimes an injection of steroid are treatment choices. You can continue walking if symptoms are tolerable with above interventions but if symptoms persist further workup and evaluation by a specialist may be needed. ...Read more

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Hi whenever I stand up my feet becomes a red rash within seconds and as soon as sit back down it disappears and fast as it came. WHAT can this be im?

Hi whenever I stand up my feet becomes a red rash within seconds and as soon as sit back down it disappears and fast as it came. WHAT can this be im?

Rash: Circulation---veins----do you have swelling---or varicous veins? When you stand up gravity pulls every thing down--- when you raise your leg----gravity pulls it back down---have it checked with your private doctor or ---wear knee high support stockings and see if it helps--:) ...Read more

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When I sit down and my feet are flat on the floor they turn purplish red and they have white spots.

Circulation disorder: A common problem in young women called Raynaud's, for an unknown reason the blood vessels constrict and cause these symptoms. You should protect your feet with thick socks and don't walk barefoot or smoke. ...Read more

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My feet and toes go numb when I lay down or sit. This never has happened in the past. But for the last month it's become common. Why?

My feet and toes go numb when I lay down or sit. This never has happened in the past. But for the last month it's become common. Why?

Back issue?: This initially appears to be a back issue and probably not localized to the feet. Recommend you discuss with your family physician and possibly be referred to a orthopedic spine specialist, neurologist for a comprehensive evaluation and various testing to determine the underlying cause of there's symptoms.. ...Read more

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Hi. For the past week or so I've had pain on the tops of both feet. It hurts when I flex my toes up/down. I can rest my feet, then standing hurts, too?

Tendinitis: The the info you provided it seems like you have tendinitis of the extensor tendons in the top of your foot. You need to rest, ice, compress and elevate your foot. OTC anti-inflammatory medication will also help to decrease your pain. ...Read more

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When I wake up in morning or sit for a long period of time. When I go to walk my feet hurt and it hurts to walki right away. Why is that?

Plantar fasciitis?: Pain in the heel or arch after periods of rest is a classical history for plantar fasciitis. Try ice and stretching in conjunction with anti-inflammatories like Motrin or alleve. If your symptoms don't subside see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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The top of my feet hurt constantly. More in the am and after sitting. Could this be plantar fascitis? No pain in the bottom & no pain in heel.

Dorsal Arch Pain.: Plantar fasciitis, by definition, is inflammation of the fascia located on the bottom of the foot. The symptoms, interestingly, are very similar to the ones you describe. More than likely, your pain is being caused, in part, by an increased amount of stress being applied to your feet secondary to your pregnancy. The best solution is to have a specialist evaluate and suggest the best way to treat. ...Read more

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I have a broken leg they told me to keep it up and not to put pressure on it but when I sit down for about 20 to30 minutes my feet gets purple?

I have a broken leg they told me to keep it up and not to put pressure on it but when I sit down for about 20 to30 minutes my feet gets purple?

That is normal under: The circumstances, due to the decrease in the circulation away from the toes & foot back towards the heart, due to the injury.
This will get better over the next few weeks.
For your own good, do not put your foot or leg hanging down, as it'll get swollen and change color, like your experiencing. Keep it elevated as much as possible. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do to help the pain in my feet? I am taking neurontin (gabapentin). My feet hurt worse when ji lay down at nite keeps me awake.

Is there anything I can do to help the pain in my feet? I am taking neurontin (gabapentin). My feet hurt worse when ji lay down at nite keeps me awake.

Neuropathy: Get seen by a pain specialist. Likely you notice the pain more at night when you are not active and have "nothing else" to distract you. ...Read more

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My feet feel strange when I walk n stiff n numb when sit or lie down, also burning sensation sometimes?

My feet feel strange when I walk n stiff n numb when sit or lie down, also burning sensation sometimes?

Neuropathy.: Sounds like you may have some damage to the nerves in your feet. Should have this evaluated by your doc to make sure you do not have an underlying disease that is causing this. ...Read more

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When I sit with my feet down or stand my toes start turning red and they start to burn/throb until I sit with foot up then it goes away?

When I sit with my feet down or stand my toes start turning red and they start to burn/throb until I sit with foot up then it goes away?

Dependancy: Rubor on dependency (red toes with feet down) with subsequent burning or pain is a sign of Peripheral Vascular disease. This may be a mild symptom or more serious. Smoking, anxiety and temperature changes also effect small vessel disease. If dependent swelling (edema) is also noted then support hose may be helpful. Avoid tobacco, temperature extremes and non-supportive shoe gear. ...Read more

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When we stretch, why does it hurt? Example: when I lay down and point my feet in the direction of my head, my shin area muscles hurt a little.

When we stretch, why does it hurt? Example: when I lay down and point my feet in the direction of my head, my shin area muscles hurt a little.

Normal: When muscle / tendons are relatively 'tight' eccentric contractions (stretching)of the particular muscle/ tendon unit can be uncomfortable. This is normal and 'stretching' tight muscle/ tendons on a consistent basis can help in preventing muscle/ tendon injury (' shin splints', achilles tendinitis, 'golfers' elbow', etc.)...Best of luck. ...Read more

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What could be the reason the bottom of my feet and wrist hurt when I wake up in the morning. Hurts to walk and move. Goes away but comes back if I sit?

Slow down....: Although there might be other possibilities for your pain, at the top of the list would be an irritation or an inflammation of tissue located in the arch area. These fascial tissues are generally more painful, towards the heel area of the arch. The first step is to have the diagnosis confirmed by a physician. Based on your activity history and foot mechanics, a treatment plan can be designed. ...Read more