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What causes the top of the foot to hurt?

What causes the top of the foot to hurt?

Few possibilities: Including but not limited to stress fracture, tendonitits, neuritis, bony exostosis......Due to the possibilities an in office exam is recommended by a foot doc. ...Read more

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What causes the top of my left foot to hurt?

What causes the top of my left foot to hurt?

Many possibilities.: Pain on the top of the foot could be caused by ill fitting shoe gear (Tight shoes). Arthritis, pressure on a superficial nerve. Sprain, strain, stress fracture. See a doctor and get an X-Ray if problem is worsening or persisting. ...Read more

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What causes top of foot to hurt like it is broke but have not hurt it in anyway. Its like down around my toe line.?

What causes top of foot to hurt like it is broke but have not hurt it in anyway. Its like down around my toe line.?

Pain in toe: Arthritis also known as degenerative joint disease can cause a toe be very painful on the top or dorsal aspect of the foot. The joint of the foot ma have limited motion and hence cause pain. I recommend you get an xray. ...Read more

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I have red dots on my ankles and now they are on the tops of my feet. Dont hurt or itch. Size of a pin head. Causes?

I have red dots on my ankles and now they are on the tops of my feet. Dont hurt or itch. Size of a pin head. Causes?

Petechia : Very small red "dots" on you feet and or legs may be petechia which are very small "blood spots" under your skin. Theses have many many possible causes from medications to infections. Even straining from activities such as lifting weights. I suggest seeing a dermatologist to have them evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Toes/top of foot swollen. I can't seperate my toes. Icing causes more pain/swelling. Feels like it weighs 10 lbs. Swells all the time. Hurts every day for the past 3yrs. Why is this happening to me?

Toes/top of foot swollen. I can't seperate my toes. Icing causes more pain/swelling. Feels like it weighs 10 lbs. Swells all the time. Hurts every day for the past 3yrs. Why is this happening to me?

Need to find cause: Of the swelling. I would imagine if you had the condition for three years, you must of sought prior help. Why don't you share what was told to you so far? Without seeing your foot, you don't provide enough information to make an educated diagnosis...... ...Read more

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After sitting or sleeping when I walk for the first 5 mins the top of my foot hurts, and I just cant walk properly I limp. What is the cause, thanks.

After sitting or sleeping when I walk for the first 5 mins the top of my foot hurts, and I just cant walk properly I limp. What is the cause, thanks.

Tendonitis: Unless you've had significant trauma to the area, likely you have tendinitis.. stretching, exercise, an occasional NSAIID will help in time. Your question does not raise strong concerns of gout, although that is possible, esp if you have swelling and local tenderness.. If you've had trauma, suspect gout, or the symptoms don't ease in a week, please see your Dr. ...Read more

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I have two bumps/calluses on top of my big toes on both feet. What's the cause for this? How do I remove it? They don't hurt but they are sticking out

I have two bumps/calluses on top of my big toes on both feet. What's the cause for this? How do I remove it? They don't hurt but they are sticking out

Corns/calluses: Often these come from consistent rubbing over time. Check the shoes you frequently wear for contact areas which match up with these. There are OTC treatments from abrasion techniques to cushions. Best to see the professional -- the Podiatrist for accurate diagnosis and treatment options. You will be glad you did. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I have a lump on top of my knee and when i walk long distances it hurts from my knee down to my foot what could the cause of this be?

I have a lump on top of my knee and when i walk long distances it hurts from my knee down to my foot what could the cause of this be?

2 problems: Sounds like knee effusion or bursitis(prepatellar, infrapatellar, or pes) is the 1st problem. The second problem is different: consider muscle strain, tendonits, neurogenic or vascular claudication. ...Read more