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Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


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I have a big pain on my foot that only appears when I walk and it gets really bad, its been like this for 2 weeks without any visual signals on it.

I have a big pain on my foot that only appears when I walk and it gets really bad, its been like this for 2 weeks without any visual signals on it.

Stress Fracture: The most common symptom of a stress fracture in the foot or ankle is pain. The pain usually develops gradually and worsens during weight-bearing activity. Other symptoms may include: •Pain that diminishes during rest •Pain that occurs and intensifies during normal, daily activities •Swelling on the top of the foot or on the outside of the ankle •Tenderness to touch at the site of the fracture •Possible bruising ...Read more

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My foot is in a cast without padding. When I walk it itches my ankle and top of foot. I will wear it for 12 weeks. Can any blisters or ulcers develop?

My foot is in a cast without padding. When I walk it itches my ankle and top of foot. I will wear it for 12 weeks. Can any blisters or ulcers develop?

Blisters/ ulcers: If you have any problems with your ankle or foot you must contact the doctor who is caring for you. If the doctor does not have space or time to see you please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. Hope all goes well. Michael Kleerekoper ...Read more

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Can you walk when your foots sprained?

Can you walk when your foots sprained?

May be painful: Try to limit your ambulation and give the foot a chance to heal. ...Read more

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Why do my feet feel stiff to walk?

Why do my feet feel stiff to walk?

Poor support: Perhaps your feet are not getting enough support. Try more supportive foot wear. Can also be a form of arthritis.. If no improvement, see podiatrist. ...Read more

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Is it bad for your feet to walk barefoot?

Is it bad for your feet to walk barefoot?

No: It is actually good for your feet to walk barefoot as long as you are not walking on glass or some abrasive surface. Walking barefoot is a more natural position for your feet without having to adapt to shoe wear. ...Read more

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What can cause you to walk on outside of foot?

What can cause you to walk on outside of foot?

Overpronation: There can be several causes for over pronation of the feet. Muscle imbalance, wrong shoes etc. A good foot doctor or orthopedist would help. ...Read more

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When I sit down after I been on my feet I can't walk?

When I sit down after I been on my feet I can't walk?

See below: Either arthritis or bursitis/plantar fasciitis. Try more supportive shoes and inserts, stretching. See podiatrist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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