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I usually walk on a treadmill but have switched to walking outside. I am having pain on top of left foot and shin. Should I take a break or keep on?

I usually walk on a treadmill but have switched to walking outside. I am having pain on top of left foot and shin. Should I take a break or keep on?

Shin splints?: Is the pain predominantly over the inner shin and somewhat relieved after stopping? Shin splints are more common with higher impact running, but can occur with intense walking program as well, especially with inadequate footwear. Pain is from inflammation of connective tissue sheath around muscle. Usually improves with rest (continue exercise that limits stress in this area) and otc analgesic ...Read more

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Pain on top of left foot and along the inside of that foot/leg including the knee when standing especially if I turn it a certain way. No swelling?

Pain on top of left foot and along the inside of that foot/leg including the knee when standing especially if I turn it a certain way. No swelling?

A lot of Nerve.: One cannot be sure without a thorough exam, but consideration that the saphenous nerve is involved could be a possibility. Remove all doubt, have it checked out. ...Read more

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Pain on top of left foot while walking,doctor said its flatfoot but i dun think so, bkoz flat foot is genetic i guess!only pain while walking.reason?

Pain on top of left foot while walking,doctor said its flatfoot but i dun think so, bkoz flat foot is genetic i guess!only pain while walking.reason?

Pain: Pain on the top of the foot may be caused by several reasons. If no injury known then some reasons may be : tight shoes, tight muscles, joint pain, tendinitis, nerve pain, or biomechanical like flatfoot. I would ask the specialists what he means and how it contributes to your pain. If still not understood seek a second opinion. ...Read more

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I have this pain on top of my left foot. It doesn't hurt all of the time, only when i rub it. I'm not sure what to think about it. ?

I have this pain on top of my left foot. It doesn't hurt all of the time, only when i rub it. I'm not sure what to think about it. ?

Pain on the: Dorsal aspect of left foot aggravated by rubbing.At your age , it could be arthritis, or just inflammation or trauma . May observe for now, unless pain is so severe that you will have to go see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a pain on top of my left foot near my ankle what could that be please ?

I have a pain on top of my left foot near my ankle what could that be please ?

MORE INFO NEEDED: I would need more information-type of pain, duration, sudden or gradual onset, better/worse, what makes it feel better/worse, anything OTC help? Injury or trauma? Regards, Dr. Latva ...Read more

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I have sharp stabbing intermitent night pain on top of my left foot left side middle of foot .Veins stand out more than other foot . Can't sleep.?

I have sharp stabbing  intermitent night pain on top of my left foot left side middle of foot .Veins stand out more than other foot . Can't sleep.?

Nerves irritated: The nerves in the foot are being compressed. The fact that you mention the veins stand out means they are probably swollen (engorged) and can compress. Get checked. An ultrasound may be ordered to check the blood flow to the legs. Consider having your back checked too. Nerves in the feet stem from there and changes in back position can sometimes contribute to pain distally in the feet. ...Read more

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