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Why does the bottom of my foot hurts?

Why does the bottom of my foot hurts?

Overuse: There are many causes of bottom of the foot pain. You may be suffering from plantar fasciits, which affects middle age men and women. Many other causes of foot pain can be atttributed to structural and functional abnormalites affecting the foot such as metatarsalgia, neuroma's and stress fractures to name a few. Seek medical advice if your pain persists. Visit eastpennfoot.Com for more info. ...Read more

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Foot Pain (Definition)

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


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Why does the top of my foot hurt after running?

Why does the top of my foot hurt after running?

Tendinitis: There are a couple of major tendons that run across the top of our feet, that can become strained fromo running. Ice, stretch and take an over the counter anti-inflammatory medication if you can. ...Read more

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Why does the bottom of my penis hurt?

Thanks for asking!: It is the base of the urethra and prolonged sitting can irritate this region. ...Read more

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Why does the back of my heel hurts?

Why does the back of my heel hurts?

Find the cause...: Heel pain can result from a number of different reasons. Common causes are bone spurs, inflammation where the tendon connects to the heel, bursitis and possibly even plantar fasciits. I would seek the attention of an orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon. One in your area can be found at www.Aofas.Org. ...Read more

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Why does the bottom of my heel hurt when i walk?

Why does the bottom of my heel hurt when i walk?

Plantar fasciitis.: The most common cause of heel pain is plantar fasciitis: an inflammation of a thick band of tissue that helps hold up the arch of your foot. It attaches to your heel bone, and is usually the most painful for the first few steps in the morning, or after sitting a long time and then standing quickly. See a podiatrist to rule out stress fracture, tendinitis, or entrapped nerves. ...Read more

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Why does the outside of my foot hurt after walking?

Why does the outside of my foot hurt after walking?

Foot Pain: The side of your foot could hurt for multiple reasons... Examples are tendonitis, capsulitis, tailors bunion etc. To find out which problem it is see a specialist, and get some x-rays. Only then will you know how to resolve it. ...Read more

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Why does the bottom of my foot keep peeling?

Why does the bottom of my foot keep peeling?

Infection: You may have an athletes foot infection, or a dermatitis. It should be examined to determine the problem. ...Read more

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Why does the top of my foot hurt i don t have to move it just relaxing and pain shoots through the top of my foot?

Why does the top of my foot hurt i don t have to move it just relaxing and pain shoots through the top of my foot?

Arch problem: The pain can be caused by a biomechanical fault. You need x-rays to address your problem. Your foot is pronating and this could cause pain from over compensation. ...Read more

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Why does my head hurt sometimes at the top of the cantle?

Why does my head hurt sometimes at the top of the cantle?

Hard to tell: We need a full history, eye and neurological examination . Headache can result from stress , eye problems, vascular and neurological problems. ...Read more

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Why does the bottom right part of my stomach hurt?

Open ended questions: Can't be answered. If you want to discuss specifics get a virtual consult @ healthtap.com/dr-hermanhammerstead ...Read more

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Why does the top of both my hips hurt when i cough?

Why does the top of both my hips hurt when i cough?

Abdominal muscles: The act of coughing involve the activation of several very strong abdominal muscle, when you cough they contract in a forceful manner and if you are coughing repeatedly they will get tired and painful.You need cough suppressant medicine and give some rest to those muscles, pain will get better. ...Read more

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Why does the side of my foot hurt when I flex my big toe a certain way?

Why does the side of my foot hurt when I flex my big toe a certain way?

I only know : Of one way to flex a toe and that would be downward. I am not sure what you mean by a certain way... Having said that the flexor tendon can be putting pressure on a nerve or something and you may be getting referred pain.... ...Read more

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Why does the top of my foot hurt i don t have to move it just relaxing and pain shoots through the top of my foot?

Arch problem: The pain can be caused by a biomechanical fault. You need x-rays to address your problem. Your foot is pronating and this could cause pain from over compensation. ...Read more

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Why does the top of my foot hurt after running?

Tendinitis: There are a couple of major tendons that run across the top of our feet, that can become strained fromo running. Ice, stretch and take an over the counter anti-inflammatory medication if you can. ...Read more

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I am experiencing foot pain in the top of my foot. Mostly when i wake or after resting or when im bare foot. Had for 3 months +. Hurts, Makes me limp.

I am experiencing foot pain in the top of my foot. Mostly when i wake or after resting or when im bare foot. Had for 3 months +. Hurts, Makes me limp.

Varies: There are a number of potential cause including inflammatory, arthritic, and posttraumatic causes. There are a number of small joints, tendons, and nerves in the area. Don't hesitate to see a foot specialist for an accurate diagnosis and to discuss treatment options. ...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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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?

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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What would i need to do about my foot pain in the right side and top of my foot without going to the doctor?

Could you give : Some more information. Is it swollen, what kind of pain, was there an injury, when does it hurt? Does anything make it feel better? ...Read more

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Swollen, slight pain been my left ankle and foot. Extends on the inside to the top of my foot. Pain , slight limp w/pr sudden onset. 58, 5'4", 170. Lrl?

Swelling and pain: This could be any number of things . If there is no bruising it could be gout. It could be tendonitis, or a stress fracture or a joint mouse. An exam and xray by a podiatrist will give you the help you seek. Good luck ! ...Read more

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For what reasons might the outside lining of my foot hurt?

Unclear whatis : Meant by "outside lining" but i would rule out peroneal tendonopathy, stress fracture of the 5th metatarsal. Sometimes in cases like this when there is no definitive diagnosis and an MRI is ordered the results reveal "bone marrow edema" which is not a fracture but often the step before a fracture. ...Read more

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Why does my foot hurt so bad whenever i bend it? What could be wrong?

Foot pain: Many things can cause foot pain. You might be suffering from a type of arthritis which could explain the pain during motion. I would suggest evaluation by a foot and ankle specialist. ...Read more

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Should my foot hurt after almost a week since being stepped on by somebody else?

Should my foot hurt after almost a week since being stepped on by somebody else?

Stepped: Usually not. But, if it was hard enough, you may have an injury needing attention by a podiatrist or your pcp. It may be just a contusion (blunt injury) with residual pain. If it continues the same for another week and you can't walk on it, get some help. Try ice and rest. You might want to try some Aleve (naproxen) or Motrin also to decrease the soreness due to the injury. ...Read more

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Why does the outside of my foot hurt after walking?

Foot Pain: The side of your foot could hurt for multiple reasons... Examples are tendonitis, capsulitis, tailors bunion etc. To find out which problem it is see a specialist, and get some x-rays. Only then will you know how to resolve it. ...Read more

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If im 30 and taking levoflaxin experiencing foot pain is it coincidence? I have not hurt my foot just woke up this way.

If im 30 and taking levoflaxin experiencing foot pain is it coincidence? I have not hurt my foot just woke up this way.

Check with Doctor: If you were prescribed a medication and are having any potential side effects, it is best to check in with the prescribing doctor. That way, if he or she feels that the medication needs to be stopped, they can also start you on a replacement as this is an antibiotic. ...Read more

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What could be causing my foot pain and swelling on the top of my left foot? It hursts all day with no relief, and i did not enjure the foot.

What could be causing my foot pain and swelling on the top of my left foot? It hursts all day with no relief, and i did not enjure the foot.

Foot Pain: Foot pain and swelling can be caused numerous reasons. Just a few are stress fractures, capsulitis, tendonitis. I would recommend seeing a specialist' and getting an x-ray and possible mri. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a high arch and my foot hurt when it is lifted of the floor?

May have plantar: Fasciitis. Does it hurt in the morning as well? You should see a podiatrist for an actual diagnosis and for inserts to provide better arch support. This could also be causing some of your back pain. Avoid wearing high heels. Arch support will be most important along with podiatrist visit, but you could try freezing a gold ball or water bottle and placing on the ground, massaging bottom of foot. ...Read more