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Why do palms and balls of feet hurt on awakening. No diabetes?

Why do palms and balls of feet hurt on awakening. No diabetes?

Palm & sole pain: These are very unusual symptorms and may represent a drug reaction or allergic response. Other rare forms are neuropathy. If you have excluded diabetes, I have heard that lyme disease may be another possibilty that may require evaluation. An EMG may provide some information. Vascular/autoimmune causes will need to be examined. ...Read more

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Both of my feet hurt like i, m walking on rocks. I, m heavy I don, t have diabetes. It, s getting more and more uncomforable to work or walk.

Both of my feet hurt like i, m walking on rocks. I, m heavy I don, t have diabetes. It, s getting more and more uncomforable to work or walk.

Many possibilities: Foot pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). ...Read more

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My Hands and feet hurt bad I can't touch any part of my thumbs Excruciating pain I have Diabetes and osteoporosis Help what should I do?

My Hands and feet hurt bad I can't touch any part of my thumbs Excruciating pain I have Diabetes and osteoporosis Help what should I do?

Could be neuropathy: Your symptoms are more consistent with diabetes than osteoporosis. Severe pains like this could be diabetic neuropathy. You should get a nerve conduction study to confirm or deny. There are treatment options for such. ...Read more

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What does it mean if the palms of your hands and bottom of feet hurt?

What does it mean if the palms of your hands and bottom of feet hurt?

Neuropathy?: Talk to your doctor to see if this might indicate neuropathy. Neuropathy can be associated with medical conditions such as diabetes, inflammatory arthritis, thyroid issues, chemical exposure (including chemotherapy), alcoholism among other things. See a doctor for a proper workup. ...Read more

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Why would the palms of my hands and the bottom of my feet hurt when I wake up in the morning?

Why would the palms of my hands and the bottom of my feet hurt when I wake up in the morning?

There are lots of: Potential causes. On thought that comes to mind is to make sure you don't have diabetes. People with diabetes can have what is called neuropathy from deposition of the sugar onto the nerves and its resultant damage. Best to get a full physical exam and routine labs with your internist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why do the back of my hand and top of my feet hurt.? My veins also seems to be a little bit puffy in those areas

Hands that hurt: There are many possible reasons why your hand hurt particularly if you have had trauma in the area. If it is red or a rash then it could be hand dermatitis, psoriasi or eczema. You should see a different specialist depending on the history. ...Read more

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What does diabetes do to cause foot pain?

What does diabetes do to cause foot pain?

Too much sugar: Elevated sugar levels interfere with the very small blood vessels and the nerves in the feet to cause neuropathy.
The problem may be pain - or lack of any sensation in the feet. ...Read more

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How to deal with foot pain related to diabetes?

MD input: It is essential that you obtain input from your internist or your endcrinologist. One possible option that can be quite effective is acupuncture. ...Read more

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What exactly does diabetes has to do with foot pain?

What exactly does diabetes has to do with foot pain?

Neuropathic pain: Most people with diabetes develop neuropathy, with burning sensation of feet/toes. There are also possible bony changes that could contribute to foot deformity and pain. See a podiatrist if you have diabetic to prevent furthe complications. Neuropathy may lead to ulceration and foot amputation. ...Read more

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What to do if you have really bad foot pain and you have diabetes?

What to do if you have really bad foot pain and you have diabetes?

See a podiatrist: Many things can cause foot pain. The fact that someone is diabetic doesn't automatically mean that the diabetes is the cause. I would suggest evaluation by a podiatrist. ...Read more

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What can I do if my aunt has excruciating foot pain from diabetes?

What can I do if my aunt has excruciating foot pain from diabetes?

Have it evaluated.: Pain in that area could be due to trauma (fracture, tendon or ligamentous tear, arthritis), infection, inflammation, metabolic conditions (gout) musculoskeletal (bony over growth) or biomechanical abnormality, or neurologic conditions (neuropathy). A thorough history and physical exam and possibly laboratory and radiology exams could determine the cause. Have it evaluated by a professional. ...Read more

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What can be done for someone who has excruciating foot pain from diabetes?

What can be done for someone who has excruciating foot pain from diabetes?

See Your Physician: It is imperitive that you see your pcp or podiatrist asap

you should have your blood sugars closely monitored and controlled and a thorough evaluation of your painful foot and ankle, including xrays and a vascular examination.

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My mother has diabetes type 2 for 5 years. She is 61 years old. Her measured avarage diabetes values are 160.Why does she have foot pain by night?

Pain: Any number of reasons can give pain in feet at night. Diabetics reguardless of control can get neuropathy...Changes to the nerve function of the legs and hands. This can give a list of complaints, numbness, burning, cold. Ask your doctor, . ...Read more

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What is causing my foot pain, hand pain, and dizzy spells?

Dizzy?: I agree with dr. Kass. See your pcp right away or go to a neurologist. There is something not right with the symptoms. Pain and dizziness are relatively akin to the nervous system. ...Read more

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What is causing my foot pain, hand pain, and dizzy spells?

What is causing my foot pain, hand pain, and dizzy spells?

Have it evaluated: The dizzy spells and pain may not be related. Your pain could be as a result of many different things. One would need to do a thorough history and physical exam and possibly some radiology exams to determine the exact cause. Have it evaluated by a professional to see if you have fractured it of if it is just a soft tissue injury such as a contusion or a sprain. ...Read more

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38 female. Constant hand, arm, pelvic, foot pain. Dizzy spells. Bloods ok. Is this symptomatic of fibromyalgia?

38 female. Constant hand, arm, pelvic, foot pain. Dizzy spells. Bloods ok. Is this symptomatic of fibromyalgia?

See doctor: You have multiple physical complaints without details needed to make a proper assessment. Best to be seen as soon as possible by your pcp for exam, more history and diagnosis. Consider going to urgent care/ER for dizzy spells to get blood pressure checked and rule out cardiac causes. I hope this helps. Be safe. ...Read more

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My ANA was negative. Is it possible to still have RA, Lupus, or Fibromyalgia? Lyrica (pregabalin) is NOT helping the leg/arm/hand/foot pain. CRP is 6.5.

My ANA was negative. Is it possible to still have RA, Lupus, or Fibromyalgia? Lyrica (pregabalin) is NOT helping the leg/arm/hand/foot pain. CRP is 6.5.

Yes due to FALSE NEG: Every test in the world has a FALSE NEGATIVE rate which tells what percentage of the time a test comes out negative but really it should say positive. It is rare for someone to have RA, LUPUS, or FM and have a positive ANA.... on the order of much less than 1%. will be FALSE NEGATIVE. ...Read more

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The balls of my feet hurt all the time even when l am not standing on them?

The balls of my feet hurt all the time even when l am not standing on them?

Neuroma: Sounds like you have neuromas a scarring and enlargement of the common digital nerve in your forefoot area a series of anhydrous alcohol injections called sclerosing injections can rid you of your pain see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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The balls of my feet hurt when I walk. I don't know why. Never happened before. Can you shed some light on this and perhaps tell me what to do.?

Metatarsalgia: Sounds like metatarsalgia. There are many reasons why people get metatarsalgia pain. Fat pad atrophy, hammertoes, improper shoes, lack of arch support, overuse, caves foot type, etc... are some of the more common reasons. Hopefully its transient. A little rest and some anti inflammatories should help. If it persists visit your podiatrist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Balls of my feet hurt. What kind of insert or shoe do you recommend? Has to be a non slip shoe

Balls of my feet hurt. What kind of insert or shoe do you recommend? Has to be a non slip shoe

Metatarsal pad: An arch support with a metatarsal pad should help but I would see a podiatrist if you have burning or numbness in your toes. Ball of the foot pain can be a neuroma, irritation of the joints called metatarsalgia or a stress fracture. ...Read more

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My balls of both feet hurt from the wooden sandals I walked around in today. How do I make the swelling go down?

My balls of both feet hurt from the wooden sandals I walked around in today. How do I make the swelling go down?

Hurting feet: You should soak your feet in warm water, and take some Motrin or aleve, (naproxen) and do not wear wooden sandals again. ...Read more

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The balls of my feet hurt when I walk, also sometimes during the day while sitting. Should I get scholls gel inserts?

The balls of my feet hurt when I walk, also sometimes during the day while sitting. Should I get scholls gel inserts?

OTC arch support: Some patients do benefit from prefabricated orthotics. You may also consult with your podiatrist to find out why you have metatarsalgia. ...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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Last night at freezing cold midnight we ran around the block barefoot and today the balls of my feet hurt badly and feel numb -- like they are asleep.?

Last night at freezing cold midnight we ran around the block barefoot and today the balls of my feet hurt badly and feel numb -- like they are asleep.?

Traumatic injury: You injured your nerves and the tissues in the bottom of your feet. They should recover in time. Minimize any further trauma and let your feet recover. Time heals...... ...Read more

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Ok so I'm a rower and my feet hurt every time I use a rowing machine but not in a boat. It hurts in the balls of my feet and along the arches?

Ok so I'm a rower and my feet hurt every time I use a rowing machine but not in a boat. It hurts in the balls of my feet and along the arches?

You would need to: Provide more info such as what do you wear on your feet when you are in the boat if anything vs the machine? Is their any difference? Also, what is the difference between the boat and the simulator in terms of how the feet are positioned? ...Read more

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