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Bone On Top Of Foot Protruding
I have 'dropfoot, nervdamage left leg, always pain, ortopedicshoes.I walk on toe.The bone on top of foot "bigger, bump.Foot smaller.What do about "bump?
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
Cyst like on top my left foot and diagnosed of protruding bone called Ganglion exostosis. foot doctor said I need a surgery. is this true?
We all need somthing: Sounds like you have an exostosis, which is nothing more than an outgrowth of bone, and a ganglion cyst. If the condition is causing pain, numbness or a problem with the functioning of your foot, then surgery is probably called for. If, however, you have a lump and no symptoms associated with it, then, you have the opportunity of holding off on the surgery for what I call a "wait see". ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I sprained my ankle SAT. It swelled up on top of foot & in front of ankle bone. I RICEd it and no more swell.. when i walk it makes/feel big pop?
Popping with sprain: One of the hardest things to do after an ankle sprain is to eliminate the swelling. Deep swelling can linger for an average 4 months post sprain, and this can cause a popping sensation. I like RICE, especially twice daily 15 minute ice packs and once daily contrast bathing. If the popping does cause pain, then definitely see a specialist. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I have screws and plates in my right ankle and i feel something on top of foot that may be a screw or bone fragment i had the surgery last october. Is it possible that it could be a screw? It hurts and aches. It only got worse yesterday when i twisted it.
I have a bone infection in my foot, and nasty yellow pus coming from top of foot. What can cause this?
Osteomyelitis : Bone infection or osteomyelitis can happen due to different causes, stepping on rusty nail can do it, or if you are diabetic any foot sores, abrasions or wounds can go deeper into tissues and get into the bones due to lower immune response, and vascular changes from high blood sugars. In any case if it's a bone infection, you can lose your foot unless it is treated properly, make sure you go to dr. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Bone spur on top of foot andpsoriatic arthritis. Lots of foot swelling and pain. Is surgery suggested?
Foot pain : not really . See a podiatrist first . Perhaps a steroid injection and a trial of foot pads and good shoes may help your pain . Also as your psoriasis improves , your Arthritis will also improved . See a dermatologist to start on disease modifying agents . There are some drugs in pill form now . ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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?
Burning top of foot near big toe where stretched nerve years ago after broken ankle. Also bone spurs in ball of foot. What to do for burning pain?
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