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Why Does The Ball Of My Foot Hurt
Pain in the 5th metatarsal region of right foot. Pain comes in waves 5-10minutes apart whether I apply pressure to foot or not. No swelling ?
Left foot pain intermittently for 2 1/2months in my mid foot around the 4th metatarsal.It's a deep aching feeling, sometimes sharp.Not relieved w RICE?
Meet Dr. Morton.: Rice, when used appropriately, can help to minimize the acuteness of an injury and speed the recovery process. It could be that your condition is not one of those conditions. A sometimes deep aching and sometimes sharp pain in the 4th metatarsal region is classic for a neurofibroma. Some more possibilities are also possible. This is easily verified by a foot specialist. Treatment can vary. ...Read more
When to be concerned about foot pain, painful to walk. Post 2nd metatarsal fracture in july 2013. Seems to be getting worse all of a sudden?
Been having foot pain - lateral aspect of the proximal fifth metatarsal shaft, for ~2.5 months now. Not tendonitis or a stress fracture. I have my orthopedist and physical therapist stumped. Worse with activity, a lot better with rest. Any ideas?
My son jumped off an i door jungle gym and the ball of his bottom foot hurt, is there symptoms i should look for if it is broken?
Foot Injury: Unless you have X-ray vision like Superman or it is obviously deformed, there is no way to tell unless it is examined and X-rayed. I have seen injuries that have massive bruising and swelling and no break. I also have seen injuries with almost no swelling or bruising that are broken. ...Read more
Foot pain for 6 months on and off, started wide spread across ball of foot, now situated nearer big toes but on ball of foot. weight bearing hurts?
After being kicked in the ankle going for the soccer ball my ankle/foot hurt it is slightly swollen but no bruising is it broken thank you?
What causes chronic metatarsal pain in the ball of foot? It hurts to walk, or stand, I do have morons toe.
What size ball....: Issues of "chronic" pain cannot be easily resolved without first discovering the history and true nature of the pain and it's chronicity. The ball of the foot means different things to different people. Does it involve just the first metatarsal or all five. A thorough back and forth type consultation would be the best way get to the nitty gritty of your pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What could cause foot pain behind the ball of my foot that flares up sometimes when at rest and sometimes while walking? (woman, 27)
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