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Heel pain: Heel pain - injury to the Achilles tendon is one of the major causes of pain in the heel. See detailed information below for a list of 31 causes of Heel pain, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Heel pain.
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Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Heel pain, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.
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Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Heel pain may include:
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Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Heel pain. Some of these are listed below :
Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Heel pain may include these symptoms:
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During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Heel pain. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.
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The list of organs typically affected by Heel pain may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Heel pain mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Heel pain. Of the 31 causes of Heel pain that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Heel 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.
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Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Heel pain, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Subtypes of Heel pain:
Medical Conditions associated with Heel pain:
Foot pain (206 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Foot symptoms (2265 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Lower leg symptoms (59 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
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