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Onlinedoc, General Physician
Category: Health
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Experience:  B.A.M.S with experience in Medicine,Ayurveda, Integrative, CAM
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I just woke up and my left foot hurts so bad I can barely

Customer Question

I just woke up and my left foot hurts so bad I can barely walk.
JA: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: Just since I woke up. It's worse to put pressure on it
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Not that I'm aware of
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Onlinedoc replied 11 months ago.

Hello and thanks for your question.
It's my first priority to help you.
Please provide some additional information.

Any injury?


Medical illness like Diabetes?


Customer: replied 11 months ago.
No diabetes. It's alittle red towards the ankle part of my foot which is wear it hurts. It just hurts so bad to put pressure on it.
Expert:  Onlinedoc replied 11 months ago.

Sorry for late reply and inconvenience.

I understand your discomfort.

As per your description,possible differential diagnosis may include Achilles tendon strain,plantar fasciitis.

You should try some self care remedies including

Take OTC Advil 400 mg every 4-6 hourly.

Also do cool compresses with ice pack(ice wrapped in a soft cotton cloth).

Elevate your foot.

And use crutches for walk.

Wear ace bandage.

And see a doctor or Orthopedic doctor for a clinical exam.

If pain is getting worse over the period of time then visit Emergency room.

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Expert:  Onlinedoc replied 11 months ago.

May I help you more?
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