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Sudden pain on top of foot, was not doing amytjong. Hurts to bend toes, flex or point foot, walk up/down stairs not so much when walking regular.

Sudden pain on top of foot, was not doing amytjong. Hurts to bend toes, flex or point foot, walk up/down stairs not so much when walking regular.

Injury to tendons: Many times we strain ligaments and tendons, without realizing or remembering. When you injure an extensor tendon(function in raising the toes and foot) it will hurt to flex and point your toes. The injury only hurts at the end range of motion. We tend to keep walking on such injures and they become slow to heal. Resting such injuries, result in a faster recovery. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of sudden pain of top of foot with the apeearance of a bump and swelling? Thank u

What are possible causes of sudden pain of top of foot with the apeearance of a bump and swelling? Thank u

Cyst of some type: Several things can cause it, there are deposits like lipomas, epidermal cysts, that are benign but can be painful. A common problem in that area can be a ganglion cyst. These are small benign growths that occur on tendons. They are all easily sorted out on physical exam. You should see a primary care doctor. ...Read more

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Severe, sudden pain on top of foot and ankle with no injury. Better with ibuprofen. Should I be worried about a blood clot?

Severe, sudden pain on top of foot and ankle with no injury. Better with ibuprofen. Should I be worried about a blood clot?

Blot clot: A blood clot will typically present with calf pain and swelling of your leg. I would still recommend you see your doctor about the foot pain to make sure it isn't anything severe ...Read more

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What causes sudden severe pain on the top of my foot?

What causes sudden severe pain on the top of my foot?

Foot pain: There can be many different reasons for foot pain. From arthritis, tendonitis, stress fractures, general foot fatigue, and countless more. Even the time of day the pain comes can help determine why you are having pain. You can ask your pcp for a podiatry referral if the pain continues to worsen. ...Read more

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Pain on top of foot, what can I do to soothe the pain?

Pain on top of foot, what can I do to soothe the pain?

Pain on top of foot: Pain on top of foot can come from inflammation of tendons from any pressure on the foot, including tight shoes/laces and irritation of the nerve. Eliminate any pressure, use combo of ice/moist heat/ ice again for 5 min , apply traumeel cream 3-4 x a day if you have no allergies to any meds and can take nsad's for 1 wk.If not better, see podiatrist to r/o stress fracture/ tear of tendon. ...Read more

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Pain on top of foot when I step down, only occurs after I get out of bed after sleeping all night?

Pain on top of foot when I step down, only occurs after I get out of bed after sleeping all night?

Pain on top of foot: It can be related to a tight calf muscle try stretching your calf/gastrosoleal muscle before getting out of bed with a towel. You can look it up on the internet for example under plantar fasciitis stretching. ...Read more

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