I have had numbness in both feet for 3 years or so, slightly worse in the left. Now in the left foot I have developed severe pain on the outer side of foot, in the middle where a little bone sticks out, I have had x-rays, it’s not broken or fractured. Is it a nerve problem? Or something else please? It is worse after laying on left side, and after sitting, when I first stand up it hurts to put weight on it, but eases as I get going.
Foot pain can have a myriad of causes from arthritis (may not show up on standard X-rays) to tarsal tunnel syndrome to peroneal neuropathy to sciatica to inflammatory arthropathy. Consider a foot and ankle specialist (orthopedist) to go over this pain with you. This specialist should give the best “bang for the buck”.
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