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What is wrong with me? I get pain walking barefoot and need squishy flip flops

What is wrong with me? I get pain walking barefoot and need squishy flip flops

Could become painful: People with high arches place more pressure on the bottom of the heels and on the balls of the feet. Waking without adequate arch support could lead to the painful condition of plantar fasciitis. People with flat feet will also stretch the fascia when there is not enough arch support. ...Read more

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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


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Can you get hepatitis from walking around barefoot?

Can you get hepatitis from walking around barefoot?

See below. : Not unless you step on a needle used by an IV drug abuser who has hepatitis b or c. You could get hookworm if you live in the south like texas. ...Read more

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Are there any diseases I can get from walking barefoot in the shower at the fitness center?

Are there any diseases I can get from walking barefoot in the shower at the fitness center?

Warts, athletes foot: In addition to athlete's foot - which is a fungal infection - people can pick up plantar warts, which are caused by viruses. This is how plantar warts are commonly passed among family members. If i were you, i'd always use flip-flops in the fitness center shower! ...Read more

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Can you get rabies from walking barefoot near a possible infected bat?

Can you get rabies from walking barefoot near a possible infected bat?

Very unlikely: Rabies virus is in the saliva of infected animals. A person catches it by being bit or by getting the virus into his eyes, nose, mouth, or skin wounds. It is very unlikely that a person walking barefoot would unfortunately walk on top of a bat's drool, and have the bat drool get into wounds on the bottom of his feet. However, if one thinks this truly happened, he can ask his dr. For rabies shots. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get plantar warts from walking barefoot in an unclean environment?

Is it possible to get plantar warts from walking barefoot in an unclean environment?

Yes: Plantar warts are a virus that is picked up in dirty areas. You are most prone to these when your foot is warm, moist and sweaty. See your podiatrist for treatment of this condition. ...Read more

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From my childhood days when i used to walk or play barefoot i would get pain on my legs and foot and i'm still suffering. What do you recommend?

From my childhood days when i used to walk or play barefoot i would get pain on my legs and foot and i'm still suffering. What do you recommend?

Start with alignment: Most commonly these symptoms are as a result of poor alignment of the foot, which can cause shin splints and foot fatigue. I would start with a good pair of orthotics. They should be rigid with good arch support and heel control (not dr scholl's). See a podiatrist for a full examination and diagnosis, and they will help you with other treatment options. ...Read more