Sore Foot Overview
Another name for Sore Foot is Foot Pain.
What is foot pain?
A person with foot pain has discomfort in the foot below the ankle. Pain may be caused by inflammation, infection, arthritis, or foot injury.
What are the symptoms of foot pain?
Symptoms that may occur with foot pain include skin redness, skin swelling, foot swelling, foot bruising, foot tenderness, foot stiffness, foot weakness, foot or toe numbness, and difficulty walking.
How does the doctor treat foot pain?
The treatment for foot pain depends on the underlying cause. Treatment for foot pain may include rest, elevation, cold or warm compresses, crutches, antibiotics, foot splint, narcotic pain medications, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications for pain.
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