• cindy cindy
    July 22, 2008
    Tendon pain across top of the foot?
    cindy cindy
    July 22, 2008

    I've been having pain on the top of my right foot. It seems to always be there, and it feels like I can't stretch my foot out. Sometimes it feels like a cramp, but it is always very tight. There is no swelling or redness, though there is a little burning sensation at times. Does anyone know what this is?



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  • wesselj October 17, 2008
    October 17, 2008

    Thank you for your post, Cindy. Try out our symptom checker to see what your symptoms might mean.

  • Amy Tudor July 28, 2014
    Amy Tudor
    July 28, 2014

    Hi there, Cindy -


    I know this is a very old question, but I wondered if you'd found out what was wrong with your foot? If so, perhaps you could return and tell us what your doctors said or how you treated the pain yourself. It might be really helpful to someone else in the community who is experiencing the same thing! It sounds like you might be suffering from some kind of nerve impingement or a problem with your arches that's causing pain in your foot. I'm only a layperson though and not a doctor, so I'm just guessing.  I'd be interested to hear what you found out.


    Here are some links that might be helpful to you, in any case.  I hope this is much better now!


    Nerve Pain at a Glance

    Using Tylenol Responsibly

    Foot Pain – An Introduction





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