Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
166 Doctors are Online

Accute pain in the feet - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2005
Answered : 2585 Questions
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   hi. am or rather was a smoker for the last 20 years and have just stopped smoking for the last 1 weeks with the help of medicine Champix.
Doctor :   k
User :   hope this is ok
Doctor :   yeah
User :   can i continue with champix for 2 more weeks
Doctor :   yeah u can
Doctor :   along with other things which can do
Doctor :   whats the dosage ur taking?
User :   1 mg tabs , only once a day now in the morning
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Usually the dosage will be gradually increased
Doctor :   starting with 500 micro grams
User :   thanks. ok, one more question - unrelated to the above
Doctor :   and it will be on for first 3 days and gradully
User :   yes, that's what i did
Doctor :   Usually the course of the treatment
Doctor :   will be 12 weeks
Doctor :   with 1 mg started just before 2 weeks of your quit date
Doctor :   and continued for next 12 weeks
Doctor :   Ok
User :   yes
Doctor :   SO I hope you understood the treatment
User :   yes
Doctor :   Now proceed on to the next question
User :   I have severe pain in my feet, specially when i lie down to sleep
Doctor :   Where is the pain exactly, is it on toes or heel?
User :   more towards the heel
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since how many days?
User :   actually , since last 4-6 months
User :   have always had some pain, but of late at times it is quite a lot
Doctor :   Does it increase with yoru prolonged standing or walking?
User :   yes, with prolonged standing. but, most of the time I do not have to stand for long as I am mostly in office or home, but active
Doctor :   Ok did it increase in pain
Doctor :   since the first appearance?
User :   while liying down, the pain remains more or less the same. maybe slightly more, if i have been standing a lot during the day.
Doctor :   IS the pain pricking or burning?
User :   kind of burning pain. very slight pricking
Doctor :   Please provide these details: Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight.
User :   42 years age, male, mumbai, business, married, 6 feet 3 inches, 71 Kg
Doctor :   As it is an online consultation, please bear with our question. Is it on both heels?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Have you seen doctor or taken any medication?
User :   not on this issue
Doctor :   Fine, After listening to your history of pain over heels
Doctor :   I could think of few conditions
Doctor :   One is calcaneal bony spur which is quite common in many people
Doctor :   the other could be improper foot care along with foot wear
Doctor :   YOu do not have to worry about them
Doctor :   Change your foot wear to a more softer sole
Doctor :   Put your legs in warm water
Doctor :   with pinch of salt in it after your day's work
Doctor :   daily
User :   my feeling is that , it is not related to footwear as am very careful on that front
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i also workout with a professional trainer atleast 4 times a week
Doctor :   But it could be a spur, even for spur you need a softer sole
User :   i wear the softsoles "Floursheim" leather shoes for the last -maybe 3-4 years for sure. But, yes, I wear these continuosly for atleast 10 hours a day
Doctor :   If you have intense pain you can take ACENAC P tablet
Doctor :   Ok
User :   do I need to note down your advise or will I be getting a email
Doctor :   and it will be directly transported to it
Doctor :   You can click on the chat history on the top of your page after your chat and you can export it to the email
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   So I suggest you to use ACENAC P tablet if the pain is intense
Doctor :   otherwise you can daily relieve the pain
User :   ok. will try this
Doctor :   with a dip
User :   yeah sure
Doctor :   of heels in
Doctor :   warm water
Doctor :   for few minutes
Doctor :   until yu feel comfortable
Doctor :   Ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   If you are not relieved with this
Doctor :   please get back to me
Doctor :   for a review
User :   sure. thanks
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
User :   Thanks. I am done for now. ok will fill the form also
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor