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Why do the top of my feet hurt when I walk? I can feel the pain from the top of my feet to my ankles and sometimes my lower calves.

Why do the top of my feet hurt when I walk? I can feel the pain from the top of my feet to my ankles and sometimes my  lower calves.

Possibility: Do you frequently wear high heels? Does the pain occur more when you're not in heels? Long-term high heel wear can allow tendons to toes and heel bone to shrink/shorten so that walking without heels stretches those tendons and causes pain. Try gently stretching toes, ankles, achilles tendon. Nsaid will help if there is inflammation. Not better, see podiatrist. ...Read more

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Foot Pain (Definition)

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


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The top of my feet hurt when I try too work out...Why ?

The top of my feet hurt when I try too work out...Why ?

Tight shoe laces?: The most common answer is tight shoe laces if they are present on both sides and come on about the same distance or time after start of the workout. You may try loosening the laces slightly, or change the type of exercise to see if that changes your outcome. If it doesn't, then there may be a blood flow problem. ...Read more

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The top of my feet hurt in the mornings after i get out of bed and also if I have been sitting for a while? Getting worse.

Feet Hurt: Read this: http://www.Medicinenet.Com/script/main/art.Asp?Articlekey=54042. There are many causes of foot pain, as the article describes, ranging from incorrect shoes to diabetes, and everything in between. Your feet tend to tighten up overnight and while sitting and need to be stretched (usually merely by walking around). You might want to make an appointment with a podiatrist. ...Read more

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The top of my feet hurt constantly. More in the am and after sitting. could this be plantar fascitis? No pain in the bottom & no pain in heel.

Dorsal Arch Pain.: Plantar fasciitis, by definition, is inflammation of the fascia located on the bottom of the foot. The symptoms, interestingly, are very similar to the ones you describe. More than likely, your pain is being caused, in part, by an increased amount of stress being applied to your feet secondary to your pregnancy. The best solution is to have a specialist evaluate and suggest the best way to treat. ...Read more

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Why do the back of my hand and top of my feet hurt.?My veins also seems to be a little bit puffy in those areas

Hands that hurt: There are many possible reasons why your hand hurt particularly if you have had trauma in the area. If it is red or a rash then it could be hand dermatitis , psoriasi or eczema. You should see a different specialist depending on the history. ...Read more

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Why does the top of my feet hurt and toes have a numbing sensation also aches and pain on my finger joints?

Why does the top of my feet hurt and toes have a numbing sensation also aches and pain on my finger joints?

You might : Have an exostosis or bony spur on the top of the midfoot. There is a nerve that runs by the top of the foot and can get impinged or pressed on by a shoe and that bony spur. Hence, you can get pain to the top of the foot and numbness to the toes. Your finger joint pain if you meant your hand and not foot is likely unrelated. ...Read more

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Why do the tops of my feet hurt? It feels iike the bone area above the arch.

Bone spur: In some foot types such as a high arched foot bone spur formation may occur around the mid foot joints. This is a benign process. This can lead to compression neuropathy or burning nerve pain if a nerve courses through the area. ...Read more

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