Symptom: Foot pain

Foot pain: Pain affecting one or both feet
Introduction: Pain can arise from a variety of causes ranging from accidental trauma to nerve conditions. Pain-like sensations often described as pins-and-needles, prickling or burning sensations are called paresthesias; see foot paresthesias. All pain or pain-like sensations need prompt medical investigation.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Foot pain:
  • Possible causes of symptom: Foot pain (149 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Foot pain (14 conditions)

    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Types of Foot pain: Heel pain (2)
    Symptoms related to Foot pain: toe pain (7), ankle pain (6), heel pain (2), leg pain (26), foot paresthesia (19), toe paresthesia (2)
    Foot pain type of: Pain (604), Foot symptoms (66)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Possible causes of symptom: Foot pain: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Foot pain as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

    Conditions listing symptoms: Foot pain: The following list of conditions have 'Foot pain' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


  • Broken foot ... foot pain
  • Buerger's disease ... foot pain worse with exertion, foot pains


  • Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy ... pain in feet


  • Fabry's Disease ... burning sensations in hands and feet
  • Flat feet ... foot pain


  • Gout ... pain in ball of foot, pain in arch of foot


  • Heel spur ... heel pain when walking, foot pain, heel pain under weight bearing, heel pain
  • Hypocalcemia ... painful muscle spasm of feet
  • Hypoparathyroidism ... painful muscle spasm of feet


  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis ... foot joint pain


  • Polyneuritis ... foot pain


  • Reiterís syndrome ... heel pain


  • Sciatica ... foot pain
  • Sickle Cell Anemia ... foot pain

    Last revised: Nov 3, 2003

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