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Doctor insights on: What Causes Foot Pain On The Top Of The Foot

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Foot Pain (Definition)

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


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What causes the top of the foot to hurt?

What causes the top of the foot to hurt?

Foot pain: There can be several causes on top of foot like stress fracture, tendonitits, neuritis etc. Please consult doctor for examination. ...Read more

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What causes bursitis on the bottom of the heel of the foot? What is the treatment? I have this on right foot and plantar facetious on left foot.

What causes bursitis on the bottom of the heel of the foot?  What is the treatment?  I have this on right foot and plantar facetious on left foot.

Heel pain + PF: 9/10 times, heel pain is caused by plantar fasciitis. Bursitis is rarely the cause of heel pain. Bursitis may occur on the back of the ankle, most commonly called retrocalcaneal bursitis. This is caused by friction to the back of the ankle by poor fitting footwear, tight or weak calf muscles and/or is associated with an achilles tendon problem. ...Read more

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What is causing pain on the top of my foot?

What is causing pain on the top of my foot?

Depends: Many things can cause pain to the top of the foot. If no trauma, or overuse activity, then shoe irritation (laces too tight or shoe too tight) is common cause. If better shoes, icing and anti inflammatories are not helpful, then an evaluation is recommended. Dr l. ...Read more

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What could cause the pain and swelling on top of my foot and outside of ankle?

What could cause the pain and swelling on top of my foot and outside of ankle?

Ankle pain: The pain could be from many things. First, was there any trauma? It could be bone, nerve, ligament, tendon, osteochondral defect . Would see a foot surgeon. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of pain in the foot on the bottom near the ball of my feet?

Plantar Faciitis: Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of foot pain on the bottom of the foot, just in front of the inside portion of the heel. This usually is worse after prolonged inactivity and first thing in the morning. However, there are many possible causes - see you dr to figure this out, as well as how to treat it. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the arch of the foot?

What causes pain in the arch of the foot?

Several things: Arch pain is usually related to plantar fasciitis/heel pain. There are several other conditions that can create pain in the arch itself like tendonitis, stress fractures, muscle strains, etc. ...Read more

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What causes the heel of your foot hurts?

What causes the heel of your foot hurts?

Heel pain: When you have pain at the heel, it could be from several causes. Most common is plantar fasciitis, other causes are stress fracture, nerve impingement, flexor hallus muscle belly inflammation, fat pad atrophy, systemic inflammatory disorders (anklosying spondolitis, reactive arthritis syndrome, etc). Hope that answers your question. ...Read more

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What can cause foot pain on top of my foot?

What can cause foot pain on top of my foot?

Get it examined: See a podiatrist to have it examined and checked. It can be the result of problems in either the foot or ankle. ...Read more

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What cuases pain in the top of the foot after jogging?

What cuases  pain in the top of the foot after jogging?

Dorsal foot: Could be related to insufficient support of the arches. Could also be sprain, or less likely, stress fracture. ...Read more

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Pain on the top part of foot from running. What could be the reason?

Several reasons: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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What could cause pain on the inner edge of the ball of your foot?

What could cause pain on the inner edge of the ball of your foot?

Different things: It could be arthritis, gout, tendonitis, a bunion forming, or just an infection/inflammation. If you are having a lot of pain you should have it checked out by your doctor so that whatever is going on can be treated. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the top of foot after jogging?

What causes pain in the top of foot after jogging?

Could be numerous: Things, tendonitis, neuritis, stress reaction of bone. If you are a serious jogger it would behoove you to see a doctor (podiatrist or orthopedist) to solve this issue quickly as the problems will potentially escalate with physical exertion. ...Read more

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What could intermittent pain on the top of the ankle be?

What could intermittent pain on the top of the ankle be?

TLI: (too little information). It could be many things, but we don't know how long it's been going on, if there's swelling or redness, a history of injury, your overall state of health & any meds you take, and if there's anything you did that made it better or worse. I know this is not the answer you were looking for, but i'd be doing you a disservice trying to guess with such little information. ...Read more

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What can cause swelling on the bottom of my foot?

What can cause swelling on the bottom of my foot?

A few causes: Peripheral edema, local inflammation caused by injury, foreign body, infection, among other things. See a podiatrist for a proper diagnosis and evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more

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What might cause foot pain on top of the foot? I have had two surgeries...a bunionecty and to repair hammer toes. I am still working on recovery.

Pain: This is best addressed by your surgeon. He/she knows what was done and when. None of the docs here have access to the x rays nor do we know what was the procedure. Your surgeon is your best source to answer any and all questions . ...Read more

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What can cause foot pain on top of my foot?

Get it examined: See a podiatrist to have it examined and checked. It can be the result of problems in either the foot or ankle. ...Read more

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What causes ball of foot pain and soreness running along the top of the foot? Ill-fitting shoes? Overuse? Sleeping w/feet tucked under covers?

What causes ball of foot pain and soreness running along the top of the foot? Ill-fitting shoes?  Overuse? Sleeping w/feet tucked under covers?

Many things: Ranging from injury, inadequate biomechanical suppport to infection or inflammatory condition. If this persists, see podiatrist. ...Read more

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I have pain in the top of my foot pain is worse after I sit and then stand up. I was wondering if being flat footed can cause this?

Possibly: Flat feet can cause a lot of foot and ankle pains. However, if you have swelling along the top of your foot, you may have a stress fracture, especially if the pain is gets worse the longer you are on your foot. A good arch support, rest and x-rays to rule out a stress fracture is advised. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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Top of foot pain,worse with light activity.Shoes roomy.Running barefoot feels good.Have to remove socks at work.Squeezing midfoot causes pain?

Need more info: Sounds more like neuroma pain with the shoe part as well as the squeezing of the foot, but not where the pain is. Neuroma pain occurs around the toes underneath. Sounds like some kind of nerve compression somewhere. Have it checked ...Read more

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What exactly does it meen to have top of the foot pain?

What exactly does it meen to have top of the foot pain?

Get evaluated: The causes of top of the foot pain are many: tendonitis, nerve problems , arthritis and/or problems with your shoe fit. See an orthopedic specialist or podiatrist and get examined. ...Read more

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What can cause foot pain?

Many things: Trauma, biomechanical problem, infection, arthritity, neuropathy and poor circulation are some. Too many to mention. If a perstent problem, see podiatrist. ...Read more

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What can cause chronic foot pain?

What can cause chronic foot pain?

Podiatrist eval: There are many possible causes of foot pain. Plantar fasciitis is a common cause which leads to pain in the bottom of the heel which may present when you first stand up. See your friendly podiatrist to see what the cause of your pain is. ...Read more

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What can cause constant foot pain?

Many things: Injury, infection, inflammatory condition and neuropathic conditions are some. ...Read more

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What can cause foot pain in young children?

What can cause foot pain in young children?

"growing pains"? : Sometimes, children get pain in bones that have not yet closed or fully formed. I.E. Pain to the heel in a child is often a condition called calcaneal apophysitis or sever's disease. It is a benign problem and usually self limiting. Rest and ice help it. (there are other causes this being a more common one.). ...Read more

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What is the cause of intractable foot pain?

Pain: in the foot can have a variety of causes. Intractable pain is a diagnosis that is generally given to patients that have no relief from the their chronic painful symptoms. Patients who have been given this diagnosis can still have a chance of getting relief with the proper care and treatment. ...Read more

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What could cause such bad foot pain that I have to limp?

What could cause such bad foot pain that I have to limp?

Many possiblities: including injury/trauma, arthtritis, infection, neuropathy or vascular problems. Need more specific history as well as evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes foot pain as I age, especially when I get up from sitting or out of bed?

Multiple reasons: A common complaint of patients with plantar fasciitis is morning pain when first stepping out of the bed. Arthritis pain can also be worse before getting "stretched" out in the morning. A long list of other things cause foot pain. ...Read more

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What could cause the really bad foot pain in the mornings and during the day after sitting?

What could cause the really bad foot pain in the mornings and during the day after sitting?

10 year old: Start off with a physician exam. Many 10 year olds will have heel pain as you describe. Look for inflamation of the growth plate of the heel as a possible reason. This is treated with exercise, ice and rest and can be hard to resolve quickly...See you doc and ask. ...Read more

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