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I've got a lump on my instep. Do anyone know what causes that?

I've got a lump on my instep. Do anyone know what causes that?

Several things: You may have plantar fasciitis or you could have a fibroma (dense, thick, hard tissue), or you could have a cyst. ...Read more

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What causes pain and swelling in instep of foot?

What causes pain and swelling in instep of foot?

Possibilities: Sprain/strain, stress fracture, posterior tibial tendon tear or dysfunction or possibly and inflammatory condition such as gout. ...Read more

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Treating Athlete's Foot (Checklist)

Dry well between the toes after your shower or bath
Daily
Wear white cotton socks, especially in the summer
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Try to avoid scratching
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See your podiatrist is symptoms persist or do not improve
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Please tell me what can cause pain just over the instep in the foot?

Please tell me what can cause pain just over the instep in the foot?

Pressure from a shoe: If you are referring to the top of your foot, you may have a high arch or a bone spur from one of the joints that rub against the top of the shoe. You may need an x-ray, try "deeper " shoes. Could also be a contusion or bruise. ...Read more

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There is a swelling on both of my insteps , the right a little more than the left. And a pining in my toes, sometimes the center toe. Foot feel plump.?

There is a swelling on both of my insteps , the right a little more than the left. And a pining in my toes, sometimes the center toe.
Foot feel plump.?

See a podiatrist: You have a problem and an in person exam can pin point it. A differential diagnosis could include, neuroma, plantar plate tear. Those would be my first two thoughts mainly cause the condition is bilateral. So, a stress fracture or the likes would be less likely. ...Read more

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Treating Athlete's Foot (Checklist)

Change shoes daily
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Disinfect shoes
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Consider soaking in betadine/water solution 2-3x weekly
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Start with a topical anti-fungal
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Wash Feet
2x day
Different pair of shoes
daily
antifungal powders in shoe
daily
OTC antifungal cream to feet
2x day
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After a kick instep swollen! bruise on outer side of the foot and on middel toes! hurts moving toes! after 4 days no improvement! what's wrong? Broken?

Possibly.: I hope you have rested it, iced it, put a wrap on it, and elevated your foot to help.Sounds like you should have this checked out. ...Read more

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