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why does the top of my foot hurt when I run

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Latisha Smith
37 years experience Wound care
Stress fracture: If you are a frequent runner you may have sustained a stress fracture. This can easily be found on a plain xray. If the xray is normal you may have de ... Read More

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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kornfeld
40 years experience Podiatry
Oversized shoe: It certainly can be since in an oversized shoe, your foot will piston back and forth inside the shoe and this can cause trauma to the foot.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
8 years experience Podiatry
Nerve pain: Shooting pain without bearing weight sounds like nerve involvement. Possibly nerve entrapment.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Arthritis?: This may be a type of arthritis. You can discuss this with your physician and you may have to see a rheumatologist.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly tendonitis: Or a stress fracture or....See your doctor for an evaluation. In the meantime ice the foot.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Metatarsalgia: This is likely metatarsalgia, a condition caused by compression of the superficial branch of the external plantar nerve. See a podiatrist
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Pain: Plantar fascia or heel bruise common. A trial of a heel cup or arch support would be a good first step. If persistent visit with podiatrist best idea.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
7 years experience Podiatry
Foot pain: Congrats for recognizing that your feet are not supposed to hurt! there can be many different reasons for foot pain. From abnormal shearing, to chan ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
You definitively : Should see a foot and ankle doc you need xrays and clinical exam. You need to rule out presence degree of sprain and rule out any fractures.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
Try ibuprophen, ice: for a few days, if it persists, see a podiatrist.

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