TMSHelp Forum
TMSHelp Forum
Home | Profile | Register | Active Topics | Members | Search | FAQ | Resources | Links | Policy
 All Forums
 TMSHelp
 TMSHelp General Forum
 foot pain after tattoo?

Note: You must be registered in order to post a reply.
To register, click here. Registration is FREE!

Screensize:
UserName:
Password:
Format Mode:
Format: BoldItalicizedUnderlineStrikethrough Align LeftCenteredAlign Right Horizontal Rule Insert HyperlinkInsert Email Insert CodeInsert QuoteInsert List
   
Message:

* HTML is OFF
* Forum Code is ON
Smilies
Smile [:)] Big Smile [:D] Cool [8D] Blush [:I]
Tongue [:P] Evil [):] Wink [;)] Clown [:o)]
Black Eye [B)] Eight Ball [8] Frown [:(] Shy [8)]
Shocked [:0] Angry [:(!] Dead [xx(] Sleepy [|)]
Kisses [:X] Approve [^] Disapprove [V] Question [?]

 
   

T O P I C    R E V I E W
meluveitie Posted - 12/04/2017 : 14:39:37
Hello all --

Trying to get some advice on this one. I have had TMS in the past with pelvic pain that has more or less resolved. A couple of weeks ago I got a very small tattoo on my ankle that within 24 hours led to some pretty achy/throbbing pain right in the sole/arch of my foot. I figured she probably hit a nerve or there was an infection. I took antibiotics (found out later the test for infection was negative anyway) and the pain is still there and seems to be worsening recently (I had a few good days last week where it barely hurt and it just started amping up again over the last few days). Weird thing is I also feel some pain in my right foot too, and pain kind of going up my calf muscle. My mind is thinking it's still an infection or nerve damage that they just haven't found. I'm not sure if I should keep investigating this (or with what kind of doctor?) or if this could possibly be a TMS equivalent. I know some pain after a tattoo is normal but not for 2 weeks after. I also seem to be a "slow healer" as the tattoo is still red even though there's no bacterial infection present. Any input would be appreciated!
2   L A T E S T    R E P L I E S    (Newest First)
tennis tom Posted - 12/05/2017 : 12:38:57
Here's info on the "SKIN DEEP" book :

http://www.grossbart.com/


Skin Deep
Is scratching, picking, or pulling a problem?
Does your skin problem get worse with emotional stress or in ways that make no sense to you?
Does your skin problem leave you feeling anxious, blue, ugly, dirty, or unlovable?
Do you carefully follow your doctor's advice, but are not getting the relief you hoped for?



What It's All About

As many as 60% of people who seek a doctor's help for skin and hair problems have significant life stress.

Emotional issues can trigger many problems, and keep the most sophisticated medical treatments from working.

SKIN DEEP is about finding your emotional triggers and using psychological and bio-behavioral techniques to reduce their impact.

The right combination of relaxation, meditation, imaging, hypnosis and self-hypnosis, and skin-focused psychotherapy can let you take control of your skin and hair, alleviating diseases, conditions, and habits.

Consultations

Dr. Grossbart is available to help both in Boston and by telephone or Skype. Find out more about consultations.




See What It's All About On CBS Healthwatch.





Read The Book






Read the Free eBook

Buy the paperback

Kindle version




Is Skin Deep For You?

Take our QUICK QUIZ

Which diseases and conditions


Harvard Medical School psychologist Dr. Ted Grossbart's SKIN DEEP approach has been featured on TV, radio, web sites, and in newspapers and magazines. His book "SKIN DEEP: A Mind/Body Program for Healthy Skin" presents his innovative approach.

More about Dr. Grossbart

Ask Dr. Grossbart about your problem

How To Stop Compulsive Skin Picking, Scratching, and Hair Pulling


Can Hypnosis Help My Pulling or Picking?


The Truth and the Hype of Hypnosis



About Dr. Grossbart | Consultations | Media coverage | E-mail contact | Search | Support Groups


tennis tom Posted - 12/04/2017 : 16:37:13
quote:
Originally posted by meluveitie

...(found out later the test for infection was negative anyway)

... Weird thing is I also feel some pain in my right foot too, and pain kind of going up my calf muscle.

...My mind is thinking it's still an infection or nerve damage that they just haven't found.

...I'm not sure if I should keep investigating this (or with what kind of doctor?)

...or if this could possibly be a TMS equivalent.



Good question!--a first here, tattoo-TMS. You got it checked out by a physician and the test for infection came back NEGATIVE! What makes you not believe it? Keep getting it checked out by competent doctors or medical professionals--preferably a TMS physician, there's lists of them here and at the TMS Wiki.

I'm only a tennis player, but it seems improbable that if it were an infection it would somehow be transmitted from one foot to the other without it having to present in all the anatomy inbetween, i.e.; your opposite foot wouldn't get infected just because it's contiguous and touching your other foot. With ALL the tattoo's I'm seeing and huge ones even on grandmas these days, I hope a little one like yours wouldn't become a big problem--but keep getting it checked out until you're convinced it's not.

As far as it being TMS, as Dr. Sarno told a member here once, I believe it was to Icelikeaninja : "If he had to write about everything that could be TMS, he wouldn't have time to do anything else."

There is a TMS complementary book about skin disorders called "SKIN DEEP", you may want to check out too.

By all means keep getting it checked out until you are convinced it's nothing serious, preferably by an objective TMS doctor.

G'luck!
tt

TMSHelp Forum © TMSHelp.com Go To Top Of Page
Snitz Forums 2000