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I stepped on a rock bare foot in my yard 4 days ago and my heel still hurts, . What can cause this?

I stepped on a rock bare foot in my yard 4 days ago and my heel still hurts, . What can cause this?

The trauma: Of you stepping on the rock. You likely bruised the soft tissue structures and may have developed plantar fascitiis as a result.
Icing the foot when possible and antiinflammatories like Motrin is a good start. ...Read more

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I was outside yesterday bare foot in the rain and I think I stepped on either a  rock or a sharp stick it hurts when I press it and it's red?

I was outside yesterday bare foot in the rain and I think I stepped on either a  rock or a sharp stick it hurts when I press it and it's red?

See below: Amber blunt trauma cause a lot of pain. You sound like you did not open the skin so this is good, but you did injure the soft tissue. Just ice and let the area heel. May take a week to get all the damage healed so wear comfortable shoes or slippers so to rest the injured area ...Read more

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I stepped in someone's vomit, I don't know who's it was. I was barefoot and I have a very small cut on the bottom of my foot. Can you get a disease?

I stepped in someone's vomit, I don't know who's it was. I was barefoot and I have a very small cut on the bottom of my foot. Can you get a disease?

Not usually: The bacteria or viruses need body heat 2 survive. If U have a fresh, new cut, & step in vomit as soon as it was deposited, there may B a chance, but it would have 2 B the perfect storm. Fresh pavement pizza & a new fresh & bleeding cut, & even then the chances R very small. ...Read more

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Stepped on dry dog poop while barefoot. Came home and washed my feet with hot water an soap. Had no open cuts. Am I infected with worms due to this?

Not likely: You handled it exactly like you should have. Animal feces usually don't contain invasive worm larvae just eggs which have to hatch in the soil. Best not to walk around barefoot outdoors anyway. ...Read more

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Had Tenex (guanfacine) surg 4 chronic plantar fasciosis 7 weeks ago, no relief. Also tendon repair on outer ankle. Also tried p/t, orthotics, boot. Next step? Pain!

Had Tenex (guanfacine) surg 4 chronic plantar fasciosis 7 weeks ago, no relief. Also tendon repair on outer ankle. Also tried p/t, orthotics, boot. Next step? Pain!

Many options: Shock waver treatment is effective in about 75% oif cases. Platelet rerich plasma (prp) has been shown in at least one study to be more effective than steroid injections. Ultimate treatment ios surgery which is aboiut 85% sucessful. ...Read more

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Is it better to workout bare foot or wearing shoes?

Is it better to workout bare foot or wearing shoes?

What are you doing: If you are working out with weights or anything that can be dropped on your foot or possibly kick something you should wear shoes. If you are doing yoga or those types of things bare foot is fine. ...Read more

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Is it true that for a 3 year old its better to walk bare foot?

Is it true that for a 3 year old its better to walk bare foot?

Not really: Properly fitting shoes are the best just to protect the feet. ...Read more

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I am having pain walking bare foot on the curved portion of the foot?

I am having pain walking bare foot on the curved portion of the foot?

Arch enemy: Sounds like an arch issue. Shoes will comfort your arch on the uneven bare footed terrain. Wear some shoes and if no better see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can walking bare foot lead to sickness?

Can walking bare foot lead to sickness?

Only if you: Step on something that punctures your skin and you develop an infection, including tetanus. Unless you're completely familiar with the floors you walk on, it's always best to wear some sort of shoe or even a slipper... Flip flops... Something! ...Read more

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Are there any health benefits of bare foot waliking on sand?

Are there any health benefits of bare foot waliking on sand?

Yes: It is fun and comfortable too. Watch for broken glass and trash though.

http://www. Helloonline. Com/healthandbeauty/health-and-fitness/201107075682/beach-walking-to-health/. ...Read more

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Is it OK to exercise bare foot at home as I'm just using a exercise band and no jumping involved. Will it hurt my foot?

Is it OK to exercise bare foot at home as I'm just using a exercise band and no jumping involved. Will it hurt my foot?

Exercise: Your feet should be OK if you start slowly and increase the duration of your exercise with exercise bands each week. If any redness or soreness develops on the bottom of your feet, you should make an appointment with primary physician and possible x-ray of affected foot. ...Read more

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I am experiencing foot pain in the top of my foot. Mostly when I wake or after resting or when im bare foot. Had for 3 months +. Hurts, Makes me limp.

I am experiencing foot pain in the top of my foot. Mostly when I wake or after resting or when im bare foot. Had for 3 months +. Hurts, Makes me limp.

Varies: There are a number of potential cause including inflammatory, arthritic, and posttraumatic causes. There are a number of small joints, tendons, and nerves in the area. Don't hesitate to see a foot specialist for an accurate diagnosis and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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How can you get a sticker out of your bare foot?

How can you get a sticker out of your bare foot?

A splinter?: If you have a splinter, seek care from a podiatrist. Trying to dislodge it yourself may cause infection, push it in deeper, or both. ...Read more

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How do I get a boot for sprained foot?

How do I get a boot for sprained foot?

Doctor: You will need to see a doctor for an exam to make sure it is just a sprain and to see if a boot is really necessary. ...Read more

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Mens goretex boot for tender feet, is this okay?

Mens goretex boot for tender feet, is this okay?

It may be: Tender feet is a vague term, so it is hard to answer specifically. Gore tex does allow water vapor out but prevents water from coming in to a boot. Your foot should be more comfortable in a well fitted Gore-Tex boot. Construction of the boot and fit are very important. Remember Gore-Tex is one component of many in fabricating a boot. It allows tour foot to regulate moisture better than others. ...Read more

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With Ktape on my foot do I have to wear the boot? What should I do?

With Ktape on my foot do I have to wear the boot? What should I do?

What happened?: It sounds like you may have sprained your foot or ankle but you have not said what is going on, what happened, and when it began. Either way, the doc who prescribed the boot is the best person to tell you the best way to successfully and rapidly recover from your injury. Get a second opinion from a podiatrist or orthopedist, taking copies of any x-rays and records with you, if you want to. ...Read more

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I have very sore feet. I think its my work boots. How can I help this?

I have very sore feet. I think its my work boots. How can I help this?

Quality OTC inserts: Some boots/shoes don't come with much padding or good insoles. Find some high quality well cushioned inserts to place on your work boots. If your boots are over 6 months old then consider replacing them. ...Read more

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Walking with high heeled boots too much, can it cause any damage to your feet?

Walking with high heeled boots too much, can it cause any damage to your feet?

High heels: High heels whether they be boots or shoes place a great deal of pressure on the forefront exacerbating any discomfort that may be there due to existing biomechanics. Additionally you are walking in 3 point stance. See your podiatrist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Skin hardenings at the bottom of my feet. Painful and because of safety boots?

Skin hardenings at the bottom of my feet. Painful and because of safety boots?

Probably not: If you are on your feet much of the day, particularly doing heavy labor, skin hardening of feet is not unusual. You should use thick insoles, and use a skin lubricator like "bag balm" on insoles twice per day ...Read more

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Well, I'm is a barefoot runner, using only thin shoes. Does that mean the foot is extra overworked because of that?

GoldenOrFallenArches: If you run on hard surfaces a lot (e.g.cement, asphalt, hard pack track, etc) then yes! You'll pound your heels and base of the toes and put lots of stress on your arches. On grass, sand, or turf you'll do better. But your feet are everything if you are a runner! Unless you've been raised to run barefoot and educated by others that do so, best find a shoe that absorbs shock and supports your arches ...Read more

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Should I be wearing my velcro boot to sleep for my two broken feet? It's been 6wks should I be keeping it elevated still?

Should I be wearing my velcro boot to sleep for my two broken feet? It's been 6wks should I be keeping it elevated still?

Elevation is good: I, personally don't make my patients sleep with their boot, but best to check with your doc as we don't know what type of injury you have. ...Read more

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I wear steel toe capped boots and on my feet all day. My feet are constantly damp and are constantly hot. Very hot. Morning to night?

I wear steel toe capped boots and on my feet all day. My feet are constantly damp and are constantly hot. Very hot. Morning to night?

Wicking socks: If you have chronic problems with damp feet from wearing boots all day long, I would recommend that you purchase some of the new moisturing wicking socks. Many places sell these. It would be much healthier for your feet to keep them as dry as possible to prevent fungal infections or other skin conditions associated with chronic moisture against the skin. ...Read more