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What causes pain in the top of foot after jogging?

What causes pain in the top of foot after jogging?

Could be numerous: Things, tendonitis, neuritis, stress reaction of bone. If you are a serious jogger it would behoove you to see a doctor (podiatrist or orthopedist) to solve this issue quickly as the problems will potentially escalate with physical exertion. ...Read more

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Pain on top of foot, what can I do to soothe the pain?

Pain on top of foot, what can I do to soothe the pain?

Pain on top of foot: Pain on top of foot can come from inflammation of tendons from any pressure on the foot, including tight shoes/laces and irritation of the nerve. Eliminate any pressure, use combo of ice/moist heat/ ice again for 5 min, apply traumeel cream 3-4 x a day if you have no allergies to any meds and can take nsad's for 1 wk. If not better, see podiatrist to r/o stress fracture/ tear of tendon. ...Read more

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Bump on top of foot?

Bump on top of foot?

Need info: A bump could be recent or long staking, it could be benign cyst, or the result of bruise. If it is discolored or painful it may be infection. Suggest you see doctor for proper diagmosis. ...Read more

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Rash on top of foot?

Rash on top of foot?

Need to see: The rash could be due to a contact dermatitis, eczema, fungal infection or another cause. See a physician to have it evaluated and treated. ...Read more

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I fell weird and now I have top of foot pain?

I fell weird and now I have top of foot pain?

RICE: Rest, ice elevate and compress, if not improving in 24 hours see a podiatrist for an xray and exam. ...Read more

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What does small red dots on top of foot mean?

What does small red dots on top of foot mean?

Usually allergy: Most commonly an allergy to shoes or socks or laundry detergent or soap. There are other possible causes and if they've been around for a while need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What nerve can cause pain to the shins and top of foot?

What nerve can cause pain to the shins and top of foot?

Tibialis Anterior: The anterior tibial nerve innervates the front of the shin and the top of the foot, it bifurcates from the tibial nerve forming posterior and anterior portions, the anterior portions exits through the proximal foramen in the fascia between the tiba and fibula, below the knee. ...Read more

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Top of foot turning black and swelling, what could be the cause.?

Top of foot turning black and swelling, what could be the cause.?

Foot turning black: Something must have happened for that black swelling to occur.
Please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. Things should work out OK. ...Read more

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Where do I go to find most common cause of athletes foot on top of foot?

Where do I go to find most common cause of athletes foot on top of foot?

Causes of athlete's: Fungus thrives in a moist, warm and dark environment. Using anti-perspirants on your feet is very helpful in preventing infection. ...Read more

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I have a knot under angle just noticed no pain but top of foot hurts should I be worried?

I have a knot under angle just noticed no pain but top of foot hurts should I be worried?

Clarify: Not sure what you mean under 'angle' please clarify?! and where does the foot hurt?! inside, outside? When you walk or even during rest?! thx! ...Read more

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Tripped, fell, top of foot swollen for 5 days. Painful, switches between mild and severe. What do I do? No other part of foot swollen.

Tripped, fell, top of foot swollen for 5 days. Painful, switches between mild and severe. What do I do? No other part of foot swollen.

Get checked: You could have a fracture and there is no way to be sure without an x-ray. Don't walk on it, if it hurts. If we could tell whether or not you had a fracture by reading your description or just by looking at the outside of your foot, then x-rays would not have been invented! Get checked so you know how badly you are injured and how long it will take to heal, too! Hope it's nothing major! ...Read more

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Top of foot started to exhibit pain then followed by itching nerves then more pain and now a wound that don't Wish to heal. Pain and itch still remain?

Top of foot started to exhibit pain then followed by itching nerves then more pain and now a wound that don't Wish to heal. Pain and itch still remain?

Get evaluated: I suggest you get an evaluation from a local Podiatrist, especially if you have a wound. Wounds can get infected so don't procrastinate. ...Read more

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Soft lump on top of foot?

Soft lump on top of foot?

Likely: Ganglion cyst. They are most likely attached to a tendon, soft and moveable. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop a burning sensation on top of foot?

What can I do to stop a burning sensation on top of foot?

Sounds nerve: You may have a nerve that is compressed. You want to find out what may be causing it and address the origin of the pain rather than just the symptom. This can be from swelling due to an adjacent inflamed muscle, edema from dependent positioning, engorged vessel, or contusion/injury. There can also be burning from a systemic disease, like diabetes. See a podiatrist. ...Read more

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The top of foot creaks and is painful/swollen, what is wrong with my foot?

The top of foot creaks and is painful/swollen, what is wrong with my foot?

You would need: To be evaluated in person by a foot doc. The question is to general and a clinical exam including palpation of the foot range of motion testing and possibly xrays to arrive at a correct diagnosis is warranted. ...Read more

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Pain on top of foot when I step down, only occurs after I get out of bed after sleeping all night?

Pain on top of foot when I step down, only occurs after I get out of bed after sleeping all night?

Plantar Fasciatis: Symptoms

the most common complaint is pain and stiffness in the bottom of the heel. The heel pain may be dull or sharp. The bottom of the foot may also ache or burn.
The pain is usually worse:
in the morning when you take your first steps
after standing or sitting for a while
when climbing stairs
after intense activity
the pain may develop slowly over time, or suddenly after intense activity. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of sudden pain of top of foot with the apeearance of a bump and swelling? Thank u

Cyst of some type: Several things can cause it, there are deposits like lipomas, epidermal cysts, that are benign but can be painful. A common problem in that area can be a ganglion cyst. These are small benign growths that occur on tendons. They are all easily sorted out on physical exam. You should see a primary care doctor. ...Read more

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What causes top of foot to hurt like it is broke but have not hurt it in anyway. Its like down around my toe line.?

What causes top of foot to hurt like it is broke but have not hurt it in anyway. Its like down around my toe line.?

Pain in toe: Arthritis also known as degenerative joint disease can cause a toe be very painful on the top or dorsal aspect of the foot. The joint of the foot ma have limited motion and hence cause pain. I recommend you get an xray. ...Read more

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Swollen/pain top of foot, no break shown. Wearing small removable bootcast. Having MG enough onweakness BUT normal for extra pain/weak due to unlevel?

Swollen/pain top of foot, no break shown. Wearing small removable bootcast. Having MG enough onweakness BUT normal for extra pain/weak due to unlevel?

Painful swollen foo: Have your doctor to touch a tuning fork to the area
to illicit pain. If the vibration irritates the bone you have a fracture for certain. For the unevenness just ware 2 post-op shoes.
RICE Rest- ice-compression-elevation ...Read more

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'the top of foot hurts when I point my toes?

'the top of foot hurts when I point my toes?

Tendonitis: Tendonitis or hyperextension will cause this type of pain. ...Read more

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Vein on top of foot and it itches really bad.?

Vein on top of foot and it itches really bad.?

Foot Veins.: Foot veins can be treated by either removal through micro incisions (microphlebectomy) or sclerotherapy. This can be done safely but you should see someone with experience in treating foot veins. See a vein specialist. ...Read more

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Is bony bump on top of foot ra?

Is bony bump on top of foot ra?

Not necessarily: There are many bumps that people develop on their feet. Many of these are from wear and tear arthritis. Sometimes bumps and other deformities are from systemic diseases such as RA (rheumatoid arthritis). See your podiatrist if you are having pain and issues with a bump on the foot. ...Read more