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The top of my foot hurts when I walk?

The top of my foot hurts when I walk?

Sprain: Probably sprain or early arthritis. Xryas if you wish to know more. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Veins on foot pop out and top of foot hurts, making it slightly difficult to walk normally. Happened overnight, with no other noticable issues.

Veins on foot pop out and top of foot hurts, making it slightly difficult to walk normally. Happened overnight, with no other noticable issues.

Stress on foot: Somehow stress on your foot unknown probably happened or above, elevate the foot above the heart for an hour or in lazy boy chair, be sure no edema in calf or ankle, could be deep vein thrombosis, if edema or does not go away in a day or if pain in the calf, get an ultrasound thru the e.r., mots often uncertain cause and will go away ...Read more

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I have a knot on top of my foot that is hard as a rock and my foot hurts to walk or to touch it and it also goes numb when you tap or touch it and fx

I have a knot on top of my foot that is hard as a rock and my foot hurts to walk or to touch it and it also goes numb when you tap or touch it and fx

It could be...: An arthritic lump of bone over a joint that also has a nerve running over it. This could produce the sensations you describe. See a podiatrist for details and a personalized exam. ...Read more

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The top of my foot hurts when I walk, so I end up limping, it hurts to sleep, I can't bend my toes without it hurting, I'm wondering if its broken?

The top of my foot hurts when I walk, so I end up limping, it hurts to sleep, I can't bend my toes without it hurting, I'm wondering if its broken?

Possibly: You will need to see a podiatrist to have it checked and probably an xray. Its possible that you developed a stress fracture which would cause the symptoms you are mentioning. You would also have some swelling. ...Read more

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After sitting or sleeping when I walk for the first 5 mins the top of my foot hurts, and I just cant walk properly I limp. What is the cause, thanks.

After sitting or sleeping when I walk for the first 5 mins the top of my foot hurts, and I just cant walk properly I limp. What is the cause, thanks.

Tendonitis: Unless you've had significant trauma to the area, likely you have tendinitis. stretching, exercise, an occasional NSAIID will help in time. Your question does not raise strong concerns of gout, although that is possible, esp if you have swelling and local tenderness. If you've had trauma, suspect gout, or the symptoms don't ease in a week, please see your Dr. ...Read more

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My heel was aching, now the top of my foot hurts and when I wake up from sleep, get up from sitting or walk after a swim I limp for a while, why is this?

My heel was aching, now the top of my foot hurts and when I wake up from sleep, get up from sitting or walk after a swim I limp for a while, why is this?

Contusion: I think you have over stressed your foot. Check how your shoes fit, take two advil (ibuprofen) with food unless you have ulcer disease. Rest the foot and all of that should go away. If no improvement in a few days check with your PCP ...Read more

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Top of my foot hurts can barely walk or put tight shoes on?

Many possibilities: Your information is not specific enough. Is there are tenderness to touch or swelling. See your doctor and get it x rayed. ...Read more

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The top of my right foot hurts towards the toes and hurts when I walk and move them. Especially in the morning. Painkillers don't help.

The top of my right foot hurts towards the toes and hurts when I walk and move them. Especially in the morning. Painkillers don't help.

Try NSAIDS: At your age, arthritis is a small possibility but more likely you have some inflammation. Proper shoewear can help. Painkillers may not help because they do nothing for the inflammation. You need to try an anti-inflammatory (ibuprofen, alleve, etc). ...Read more

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Swollen foot. Not red/bruised. Top of foot hurts when I walk or bend my toes. Do I need to see a doc?

Swollen foot. Not red/bruised. Top of foot hurts when I walk or bend my toes. Do I need to see a doc?

Hurt Foot: You may have tendinitis which can be quite painful and related to various activities or the shoes you are wearing. Take an anti inflammatory like Advil (ibuprofen) and give it a couple of days. If there is no improvement, see a doc! ...Read more

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I landed on my foot wrong and now it hurts to walk and the bottom of my foot hurts and the top is swollen and bruised? Any help? Fracture?

I landed on my foot wrong and now it hurts to walk and the bottom of my foot hurts and the top is swollen and bruised? Any help? Fracture?

Be seen: It is hard to say without the benefit of an exam and xray. If it seems like it was mild, you could rest, elevate and ice it. If it seems more severe I would be seen to rule out a more serious injury such as a fracture; particularly if you can not bear weight on it. ...Read more

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My bf wants to know why the ball on his foot hurts to walk and what could it be?

My bf wants to know why the ball on his foot hurts to walk and what could it be?

A lot of things: This situation is common and could be due to a variety of things. These include a contusion, which is bruise; stress reaction or even a stress fracture, due to over-activity; metarsalgia, which is pain due to excess weight-bearing under a metatarsal head; a neuroma, which is an inflammed ; tendonitis, etc. If the pain is not getting better he should see an orthopaedist or podiatrist. ...Read more

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My left foot hurts when I wake up or walk after sitting since 5 months. When I am walking it does not hurt?

My left foot hurts when I wake up or walk after sitting since 5 months. When I am walking it does not hurt?

Plantar faciitis: What you describe sounds like plantar fasciitis- a condition where the sole of the foot by the heel is inflamed. Typically the first step of the day feels like a nail driven into the heel. Stretching helps, as do night splints. However other disorders (tarsal tunnel and stress fractures) can present the same way. An orthopedist specializing in foot and ankle can sort these out and start therapy. ...Read more

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The ball of my foot hurts when I walk. What could be wrong?

The ball of my foot hurts when I walk. What could be wrong?

A few things: Pain in the ball of the foot can be a frustrating thing- you are trying to heal a part of the body you put a lot of weight on repeatedly each day!

antiinflammatory medication, padding in shoes, rest, ice can be employed. Looking at your shoes to make sure they fit well and are not excessively worn. Sometimes, injections or ach supports are needed. ...Read more

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My foot hurts to walk on since my son fell over it what shod I do?

My foot hurts to walk on since my son fell over it what shod I do?

See a doctor: You need to see a doctor and have an x-ray taken to make sure there is no fracture. ...Read more

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Yesterday I fell on my foot on the stairs and heard a pop about 6 times. Now today the outside of my foot hurts horribly to walk. What should I do?

Yesterday I fell on my foot on the stairs and heard a pop about 6 times. Now today the outside of my foot hurts horribly to walk. What should I do?

Podiatrist: Please seek podiatric or other medical assessment. In the meantime rest the foot, use intermittent ice, light compression and elevate it. NSAID or tylenol (acetaminophen) may help with pain. ...Read more

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I have a morton's neuroma. After I have been off my feet for awhile, the ball of my foot hurts so I can hardly walk. Is that because of the neuroma?

I have a morton's neuroma. After I have been off my feet for awhile, the ball of my foot hurts so I can hardly walk. Is that because of the neuroma?

Most likely: Morton's neuromas can cause severe forefoot pain, particularly after activity. Some say they feel like they are walking on a ball or that their socks feel bunched up. ...Read more

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Dr. Clarence Grim
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Foot Pain (Definition)

Any abnormal sensation which occurs with normal use and ...Read more