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A 19-year-old female asked:

Sharp pain/cramp in my foot when i walk. ive been walking a lot in flip flops but its only one foot and rest of my leg hurts too. what do i do?

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Dr. Georgia Latham
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Wear shoes which: provide good support consistently for a while. Elevate your foot that hurts above the level of your heart at night (by placing a couple pillows under it), and whenever possible during day. Try taking NSAID, such as ibuprofen or naproxen for the pain. If the pain resolved, then you can try wearing flip-flops again and see if it recurs.

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