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Doctor insights on: Bone On Outside Of Foot Hurts

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Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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What to do if bone below little toe on side of foot hurts. Help?

What to do if bone below little toe on side of foot hurts. Help?

Sounds like: It could be a tailors bunion...You can soak in warm water and epsom salt and avoid tight shoes. ...Read more

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I have an extra bone in my left foot. I am flat feet. My foot hurts doing any kind of activity. Hurts just sitting still..

I have an extra bone in my left foot. I am flat feet. My foot hurts doing any kind of activity. Hurts just sitting still..

Very common: Persons with an extra bone in their foot, very commonly are flat-footed. With chronic pain at this immediate area on the inside of your ankle, have the extra bone removed, but there is conservative care. If surgery is elected, address your flat feet as well. Go to hyprocure. Com and find local doctor. ...Read more

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I just started walking fast on a treadmill and now my foot hurts on the bottom. On the bone that's closest to the big toe. What do you think this is?

I just started walking fast on a treadmill and now my foot hurts on the bottom. On the bone that's closest to the big toe. What do you think this is?

Sesmoiditis: Could be sesmoidits under the great toe joint or you could have hallux limitus or the great toe joint. See podiatrist for exam and x/ray. ...Read more

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Hi, have lots of bone and muscle pain and aches, under my foot hurts, alkaline phosphatase level 25, B6 level 25.4 and vitamind level 8.What cause that?

Hi, have lots of bone and muscle pain and aches, under my foot hurts, alkaline phosphatase level 25, B6 level 25.4 and vitamind level 8.What cause that?

You should see: A foot doc. There are so many reasons why a foot can hurt. Abnormal blood levels can sometimes help aid in a diagnosis but a proper physical exam would be in order. ...Read more

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Remedies for foot pain due to bone spur on top and outside of foot?

Remedies for foot pain due to bone spur on top and outside of foot?

Determine cause: Protecting the area from excessive shoe pressure is often helpful. Wider and more supportive shoes can also help. Orthotic inserts in shoes can improve poor biomechanics. It is best to determine reason for the spur to have occurred to treat properly. ...Read more

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Foot pain could it be bone spur?

Foot pain could it be bone spur?

Possible: Depending on the location, onset of pain, and any history of injury, underlying history of arthritis, it is possible. Other possibility could be plantar fasciitis. More information might be helpful. ...Read more

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I hit the brake on my car quick to avoid an accident. I hit it with the side of my heel or the side of my foot. Pain in area. Could bone be broken?

I hit the brake on my car quick to avoid an accident. I hit it with the side of my heel or the side of my foot. Pain in area. Could bone be broken?

Yes: Yes, it sounds like a classic traumatic fracture or dislocation to your foot. However it could be a subtle injury so a clinical diagnosis must be accompanied with diagnostic imaging. If there is uncertainty with diagnosis, an advanced modality (like MRI) is warranted. ...Read more

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What helps a pelvic bone that is slightly shifted a little causing back, leg and foot pain?

What helps a pelvic bone that is slightly shifted a little causing back, leg and foot pain?

It may be: Possible that orthotics in your shoes could help in rebalancing the hip, pelvic region. However, an examination by a podiatrist would be needed to see if you are a good candidate. ...Read more

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Bone sticking out from left foot, substantially more than right foot, pain every time I play football, been few yrs had this prob, getting worse atm?

See a podiatrist: I am not sure if you are referring to a bunion or possibly your 5th met base...But see a doc, and they will explain your options. Certainly, pain is not good. ...Read more

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Pain in big toe mild swelling after falling down stairs. Difficulty walking (walking on side of foot). Pain wakes me and I think bone is displaced?

Pain in big toe mild swelling after falling down stairs. Difficulty walking (walking on side of foot). Pain wakes me and I think bone is displaced?

If you fell: Downstairs and have difficulty walking the foot likely should be xrayed. You also sound like at minimum should be walking in a surgical shoe that prevents the toe and metatatarsal joint from bending. Ice would do you well as well.

Good luck. ...Read more

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Terrible foot pain on top of foot went to see an orthopedic. Doctor bought some inserts but they are not helping sometimes I have to drag my foot feels like the bones in my foot are coming apart please help?

Terrible foot pain on top of foot went to see an orthopedic. Doctor bought some inserts but they are not helping sometimes I have to drag my foot feels like the bones in my foot are coming apart please help?

Nerve problem: This is probaby due to a pinched nerve in the top of the foot or a severe tedonitis causing weakness to the foot and preventing the foot from being able to be lifted. Please see your podiatrist right away, before this progressess. ...Read more

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Foot pain on the outside edge of my left foot. Hurts to stand on it when I wake up in the morning or when I am on my feet for sometime.?

Could be: Tendonitis of the peroneus brevis or peroneus tertius tendons. A podiatrist visit is recommended for confirmation and treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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Yesterday I fell on my foot on the stairs and heard a pop about 6 times. Now today the outside of my foot hurts horribly to walk. What should I do?

Yesterday I fell on my foot on the stairs and heard a pop about 6 times. Now today the outside of my foot hurts horribly to walk. What should I do?

Podiatrist: Please seek podiatric or other medical assessment. In the meantime rest the foot, use intermittent ice, light compression and elevate it. NSAID or tylenol (acetaminophen) may help with pain. ...Read more

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Why is it that the top of my foot hurts?

Why is it that the top of my foot hurts?

May be a strain: In the muscle or even some irritation from a shoe ...Read more

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What causes the heel of your foot hurts?

What causes the heel of your foot hurts?

Heel pain: When you have pain at the heel, it could be from several causes. Most common is plantar fasciitis, other causes are stress fracture, nerve impingement, flexor hallus muscle belly inflammation, fat pad atrophy, systemic inflammatory disorders (anklosying spondolitis, reactive arthritis syndrome, etc). Hope that answers your question. ...Read more

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Why is my foot hurts on top and is swelling?

Why is my foot hurts on top and is swelling?

Depends: Many things can cause pain to the top of the foot. If no trauma, or overuse activity, then shoe irritation (laces too tight or shoe too tight) is common cause. If better shoes, icing and anti inflammatories are not helpful, then an evaluation is recommended. Dr l. ...Read more

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My left foot hurts and is little red, what it is?

My left foot hurts and is little red, what it is?

Where does it hurt: And where is it red? Could be a multitude of things.....Abrasion, infection, tendonitits, gout etc etc...
More infor is needed. ...Read more

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My head and my left foot hurts. What does that mean?

My head and my left foot hurts. What does that mean?

Coincidence...: It might be just coincidental that you have those symptoms. Hard to say without more info. ...Read more

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Many foot hurts not quite the heel just above it?

Many foot hurts not quite the heel just above it?

Achilles tendontis?: If you are referring to location above your heel called your achilles tendon, then you are likely suffering from achilles tendonitis. if so, try an Aircast Airheel lalong with ice, rest, ibuprofen and gentle stretches.
Take care ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my foot hurts a lot lately, is it diabetes?

What do you suggest if my foot hurts a lot lately, is it diabetes?

Perhaps strained: Pain in one foot is less likely a symptom of diabetes. Foot pain is most common due to strain, overuse or injury. Diabetes would effect both feet and these symptoms usually presents as numbness or burring neuropathy pain. ...Read more

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My left foot hurts after every time I run. What can cause this pain?

Systems review.: Kind of akin to your car not running right every-time you start it up. You need a systems review to determine the pain related problem. ...Read more

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Foot Pain (Definition)

Any abnormal sensation which occurs with normal use and ...Read more