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Burning pain on top of foot and toes

This has been going on for about 2 months or so. I was born flat footed. My feet have gotten worse since I've gotten older. I am 52 year old women. But in the last couple of months, my right foot is worse than the left. I have been having pain on top of the foot which has increase. Like a burning sensation at the ends of my toes, and my foot on top has the feeling of warmthness. The left foot every now and then has a tingling in the toes. I've been to the emergency room and they have no idea. They gave me darvocet for pain. That doesn't do anything. It has been almost constant. Even when I'm off my feet and during sleeping, I'm still having pain. I didn't hit it or anything. I just don't know what to do anymore. It hurts.

Pam Dixey

Hi Pam,
Read my section on "midtarsal fault", it sounds like what you are experiencing. This is very common in people who have flat feet.
A podiatrist is probably the only one who is going to be able to treat it because most other doctors will be totally unfamiliar with this type of condition.
Marc Mitnick DPM

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Nov 01, 2011
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Burning skin
by: Kathleen

I have a serious burning sensation on the top of my right big toe, its the only one that has this pain and it comes and goes. its like my skin is on fire but there is nothing on the skin, no bites, rash, bumps, scales or anything like that. anyone have any ideas?

Aug 03, 2010
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psoriasis arthritis
by: Anonymous

the pain in your feet on the top of your feet or toes i believe is psoriasis arthritis which has created nerve damage and unfortunately can not be cured by any one.

Sep 10, 2009
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Im 23 and tops of my feet hurt too!
by: Anonymous

I am 23 yrs old, i have had 3 kids and i have pain in the tops of my feet and sometimes my toes in the morning, this has started since my second child. I highly doubt its because of arthritis. So can someone tell me why. I have heard that it may be because of the circulation in my feet and that does make sense because i dont have the best circulation but i cant hardly walk most of the time when i wake up, it is daily that i experience this pain. I am too young to be hurting like this and walking like a grandma! Help!

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