Severe Pain In The Heel Of The Right And Left Foot?
Hello. I have a disease that has been over a month and it hasn’t improved. My right and left legs hurt a lot when walking. Even a slight bang hurts for mercy.
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The heel is composed of constituent tissues ranging from skin, muscles, joints, to bones. So that the complaint of pain in the heel or ankle joint can be caused by inflammation of the tissue that makes up the heel itself. Complaints of pain, swelling, temperature rise, until the redness in the related area are signs of inflammation that can be found.
Some of the conditions below can cause pain in the patient's heel, such as:
1. fasciitis or inflammation of the membrane that protects the underlying tissue
2. There is an unusual bony protrusion in the heel area, so that pressing the surrounding tissue
3. infection of the skin or muscle tissue, which might cause pus formation
4. benign fatty tissue tumors in the area of the heel that compresses the surrounding tissue
5. gout, rheumatism or trauma
To find out the cause of complaints of pain in the heel, it is necessary to consult directly with a family doctor or doctor of the disease in the rheumatology department. The doctor will conduct an examination and evaluation directly related to this complaint, so that the doctor can plan supporting examinations such as blood tests or radiological examinations to help establish the diagnosis. The results of the examination will be the basis of patient care and treatment.
In connection with your question, there are complaints of pain in the heel that has been running for about 1 month, possibly it can be caused by gout where uric acid levels are excessive compared to normal blood. Normal uric acid supply can range from 5-7 mg / dL. So to find out whether there is disease or gout, then you should consult with your doctor directly, so your doctor can plan the necessary checks, such as gout, cholesterol, sugar tests, or radiological examinations. Thus, the results of the examination will be the basis of care and treatment for you, especially if you get more than normal uric acid examination results.
In patients who have gout, usually can be accompanied by complaints of pain in the heel, pain in the ankle area, or fingers feel stiff. But all this will be ascertained directly by the doctor who treats you.
For now, you should increase your water, avoid sleeping late, avoid physical fatigue, and avoid cholesterol foods and foods that cause uric acid increase.
Thus the info we can convey.