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Sharp pulsating pain in foot

Hi, For the last week or so, i get this sudden sharp and pulsating pain in my foot, the inner arch area (left feet). I looked at a foot muscle diagram to identify the area and it looks like the abductor hallucis area where the pain is located.
The pain hits suddenly without warning, lasts for 5-10 seconds. Or comes and goes about twice or thrice in a minute.. and then nothing for hours or even days. But its happening once a day at least for the last three days.
The occurrence has no pattern. I could be sitting, or standing or lying down or watching tv... and when it does come, its quite crippling and very painful. What can this be?
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144586 tn?1284666164
See a podiatrist. Their stature in the M.D. community is often diminished, but they know exactly what they are doing in regards to diagnosing foot pain.
363281 tn?1590104173
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How is the pain now? Have you seen a podiatrist? If you are still having the pain, I strongly suggest you see one soon.
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way off the beaten track!, BC
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