Users' questions

What does a line down your foot mean?

What does a line down your foot mean?

These tiny red lines are the broken blood vessels which are also referred to as splinter hemorrhages. Endocarditis, an infection in the inner heart’s lining can be the reason behind this condition. If you experience these red and tiny lines in your feet, contact your doctor to check your blood and heart rate.

Why does the bottom of my foot hurt?

In mild cases, walking, jumping, standing for long hours will cause you to feel pain in the sole of your foot. This pain typically goes away soon after taking a rest. However, in cases of a bone fracture, stabbing or shooting pain continues even after stopping activity. Causes of sharp pain in the bottom of foot are

Where do you feel pain on the side of your foot?

There are 3 very common regions for pain on the side of your foot. They are near the pinky toe, near the 5th metatarsal and the heel ankle region. On the inside of the foot, the big toe joint and the foot arch are most common.

What causes tingling in the top of the foot?

common peroneal nerve dysfunction, which is the dysfunction of a branch of the sciatic nerve that can cause tingling and pain at the top of the foot, along with weakness of the foot or lower leg How is the pain diagnosed?

What to do about pain in the top of your foot?

Great top of the foot shoes and great orthotics lead to the prevention of dorsal compression syndrome. This prevents the compression on top of the foot, it prevents the stretching on the bottom of the foot. This will also reduce your numbness, burning and tingling pain.

What causes pain at the bottom of the foot?

Pain may be felt not only at the top of the bent toe (when being pressed on), but also in the ball of the foot at the bottom of the affected toe. In addition to pain, redness, swelling, and stiffness of the affected toe joint may occur. Corns and calluses may also form on the affected toe. Causes

Where to go for pain on the outside of your foot?

Pain on the outside of the foot (side of the pinky toe) is a common problem we treat in our Seattle foot and ankle clinic. In most cases outside of the foot pain responds well to treatment. Call 206.344.3808 or use our Patient Portal to schedule an appointment for an evaluation and treatment recommendations.

What causes pain in the lower legs and feet?

About 8 million Americans have peripheral arterial disease (PAD), according to the American Heart Association. In PAD, a fatty substance called plaque that builds up in the arteries in your legs, reducing the flow of blood to your lower legs and feet.

What causes pain at the tip of the second toe?

A mallet toe crouches down at the joint closest to the tip of the toe. It usually affects the second toe, but it can happen in the other toes too. Tight, pointed shoes, toe injury, arthritis, problems in nerves or blood vessels can enhance hammer, claw, bunion, and mallet toes.