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Walking Bare Foot
Only if you : Step on something that punctures your skin and you develop an infection, including tetanus. Unless you're completely familiar with the floors you walk on, it's always best to wear some sort of shoe or even a slipper... Flip flops... Something! ...Read more
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
It depends on factor: Anything in moderation is fine however high arched feet may be more prone to problems with increased activity it's always a good rule to start slowly on a soft surface, but in the long run a good pair of shoes and an orhtoses may be helpful as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a pain in my foot.not sure why it happen and need a solution for it. It's painting badly while walking with bare foot and even with shoe.
NEED eval: See a highly qualified podiatrist for eval ...Read more
Yes: The foot was not meant to walk on hard surfaces. The bones, joints and ligaments will tend to stretch and go out of place-- when the foot flattens out, the muscles in the leg are stretched, the person becomes 'knock-kneed' and that throws out the balance up to the spine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: At your age your growth centers are long closed. ...Read more
My feet are in constant pain. They feel broken. Can't walk barefoot at all. Pain medications don't help any. What can this be?
I accidentally kicked something alive while walking at night, it flew off immediately. It was with my bare foot. Does this count as rabies exposure?
What should I do for discomfort in the ball of my foot? Feels like I'm walking on rocks when I walk on a hard floor barefoot.
Suggestions: There are several things that can cause this sensation. First do some warm soaks and massage of that area for a few days. Also don't go barefoot to protect your foot and wear socks and good supportive shoes. If the problem does not resolve then see a podiatrist or your family doctor for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
When I am walking barefoot, I walk on my tiptoes. Have you heard of foot drop in a nineteen-year-old?
Tiptoes: What you are doing is called toe walking. As you are 32, I have to assume that isn't you. Drop foot can occur at any age and is a neurological problem, usually. ...Read more
I walked through dried blood on sidewalk and walked in my house/feet on furniture. Did I contaminate things/is it safe to pick things up/walk barefoot?
Probably not: Unless the blog was wet and got all over your shoes then drip on the floor and rug etc you may have brought in infectious agents. If you are worried there are wipes that will kill 99.9% of the bacteria and viruses. If your furniture tolerated this you can kill the contaminants ...Read more
Right foot hurts on left side when I walk barefoot when sitting whole foot itches. Icyhot does nothing been going on for a week
See below: Shoes usually provide more cushion and support than barefoot: especially on hard services. Be careful on harder surfaces such as tile. If condition persists, see podiatrist for examination. Itching could be fungus, allergic reaction or other condition. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The bottom of my foot hurts. I have lots of pain in the morning and when I walk barefoot. I didn't do anything that injured my foot.
Why do I get a numbness under my feet? Most times my feet feels cold/numb. It feels worse when weather is cold. Walking barefoot is tough.
Feet constantly achy, and are in excruciating pain after standing all day. Can't walk barefoot at all. Bone pain everywhere in feet. Causes?
Weight Mgmt critical: Our feet are made up of 26 bones and lots of ligaments and very small muscles & tendons that attach them to the bones. That means that being overweight places extreme pressure on our feet. When combined w/standing all day probably for work I assume, our feet can be crushed. I would work w/your MD & nutritionist to explore options now that new meds are out which might jumpstart or augment diet changes ...Read more