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Bone Sticking Out On Top Of Foot
Ice and elevation: To help with your throbbing, the pain to the bottom and problem on the too are likely unrelated. I would suggest you seea foot doc for follow up. ...Read more
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
See: A foot doctor or your primary doctor for examination and XR if indicated ...Read more
In partial wt bearing w/ boot & crutches for a bone fusion on top of foot at 8 wks could I have caused the bone to unfuse by putting too much pressure?
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 more
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.
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?
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?
Dropfoot: You should be evaluated by someone specialized in nerve surgery. Look up aens on the web. ...Read more
Possible: If you had an injury it may be a fracture. Not all protruding bony prominences are fractures. The prominence may be as a result of a normal anatomical variant of that bone. It could be a compensatory change of the bone in the area due to soft tissue contractures or a biomechanical abnormality, or it may be due to an underlying bone tumor. Get seen by a professional to determine the cause. ...Read more
My foot is okay.: I think you meant your foot. If true this is usually seen with a charcot foot. Do you have a hole in your foot? With bone protruding? Or do you mean you feel a bony prominence? ...Read more
There is a bone sticking out of my, lower inner foot. I am an athlete and I am constantly using my foot. Please help ASAP.?
Prominent Bone: See your physician for an assessment and a possible XR. A referral to orthopedics may be indicated. If you are having pain rest your foot until you have a diagnosis. All the best. ...Read more
You would need: An exam, can't give an answer without seeing your feet. Bunions are bones that stick out....As is the base of the fifth met base. This isn't necessarily bad unless its painful. But, without seeing your foot, I can't tell you if that's your problem. ...Read more
See doctor: If it is sticking outside of the skin to er otherwise see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
Flat feet?: People with severe flat feet can have the appearance of bone protruding on the inside of the foot. Other things could be the cause as well. Evaluation by a podiatrist could help find the cause of the problem. ...Read more
I have sweelling, tenderness and pain in my foot and my bone on side of my foot sticking out more than it should what could be wrong
The inner side of both my feet hurt really bad whenever I walk. It feels like a bone is sticking out (not my ankle but lower down on the foot). Help?
Sounds like: Sounds like you have flat feet with severely collapsed arches. This can cause the pain you're describing. Also the bone sticking out is probably your navicular bone. I recommend you get an evaluation by a local Podiatrist. Physical therapy is in order and you have to get and wear custom orthotics. ...Read more
Lump: On side of foot without a visual is difficult but could be a cyst or bone protuding. Wear proper shoes to avoid rubbing in area and if symptoms such as pain or redness develop see a podiatrist. ...Read more
Friend is having foot pain. Bone on bottom of 4th toe. Very tender like bone is sticking out a bit. Advice?
Injury?: Your friend might want to get an x-ray. ...Read more
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 more
On both of my feet, my bone near the arch is sticking out. It isn't bunions I don't think. What could it be? I sprained my foot there, but not both.
Navicular bone: It sounds like you have an enlarged navicular bone. ...Read more
Sharp pain in the right foot in the joint where small toe connects to the foot. X-ray shows something sticking out of the bone side view only?
I hurt my foot over 10 years ago. I injured it pretty bad but I was unable to see a doctor about and it took months before I was able to walk on it. Now there's a bone sticking out and causing pain. When I walk my foot tries to turn to the left when I forc
I think it's:
About time you see a doctor, have x-rays and figure out exactly what's wrong.
At some point, you have to conclude going to the doctor is the right move. ...Read more
I have a large swollen spot on the outside of my foot looks like a lump or bone sticking out and it's very sore to touch and it aches alot?
NEED MORE: Exact location. How long? Sudden or gradual onset? Getting worse? Trauma? ...Read more
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?
I hurt my foot 10 years ago I didn't see a doctor it took months before I was able to walk on it a bone is sticking out when I walk it tries to go to the left I force it to go straight but it hurts my hip should I get it xrayed?
Often a fracture will heal, but calcify inappropriately. See an orthopedist or
podiatrist. ...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 more
Broke ankle/stretched nerve in '92. Have burning pain at top of foot/big toe area. OA in ball of foot. Can a bone spur cause friction with a nerve?
3 1/2 weeks ago broke 4th metatarsal nondisplaced. In walking boot. Yesterday walked a lot & today top of foot is sore. Could I have displaced the fractured bone by wearing the walking boot too long?
Unlikely based on: Time already passed since diagnosis and you were wearing the walking boot. It justs sounds like you are appropriately sore due to the time on it. If it does not improve with some elevation and rest overnight see your physician is symptoms are bothersome but unlikely anything else needs to be done. ...Read more