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What cause swollen instep with no pain?

What cause swollen instep with no pain?

Not yet severe.: Just because the area is swollen doesn't necessarily mean that there has to be pain. Pain is considered the last phase of the inflammatory reaction. You can have localized swelling of one or more constituent parts of the arch but not damaged enough to cause pain yet. Clearly, something may be simmering and about to erupt in to a more noticeable problem. You might do some sole searching to stop it. ...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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I concentrate , is walking on your tiptoes a problem because my instep hurts when i walk. Should i be concerned?

I concentrate , is walking on your tiptoes a problem because my instep hurts when i walk. Should i be concerned?

Yes: Why don't you see a podiatrist who can take care of you instep pain so that you can avoid walking on your tip toes? Walking on your tip toes may cause stress fractures, capsulitis, bursitis, metatarslagia, nueritis...Why not take care of the current pain to avoid others! ...Read more

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Over the past couple of months I have been having quite a bit of discomfort just in front of my right heel toward the instep. Suggestions?

Over the past couple of months I have been having quite a bit of discomfort just in front of my right heel toward the instep. Suggestions?

Exam/XR: This may be related to an extra growth of bone, called an osteophyte. This would be apparent on an XR. Also have your doctor exam the area. Try gel inserts to see if you have any relief. All the best. ...Read more

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Bump in armpit and in instep. Not painful what could it be?

Plantar fibroma: In the foot most likely a plantar fibroma. I would definitely get it checked. If plantar fibroma then a topical medication called verapamil gel. http://www.pdlabs.net/wireless/iphone/plantar_fibromatosis/plantar_fibromatosis.html. ...Read more

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I have an itchy sore on my instep, its dry but weeps?

I have an itchy sore on my instep, its dry but weeps?

A few things: It might be a form of athlete's foot, blister, infection, or skin lesion. See a podiatrist or dermatologist for a more specific answer. ...Read more

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