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Dr. Andrew Rice
35 years experience Podiatry
Smell: Yes.

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Hard to say: Without examining you as you may have two independent problems like plantar fascitiis with athletes foot. Are you flatfooted? Or does your foot pron ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Less likely: This sounds more like a bacterial infection rather than athetles foot. This one should be seen by a doctor to check and ensure the best treatment and ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Sabb
24 years experience Sports Medicine
Yes: Flat foot or pes planus can cause foot pain via altered biomechanics. There are different types of pes planus and it comes in different levels of s ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience Family Medicine
Fungus among us: Yes, the fungus in your feet can creep into the nailbeds of your toes. Then the fungus gets into your nails. So if you're trying to get rid of toenail ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
26 years experience Podiatry
Yes: A sunburn causes trauma to the skin and can cause swelling.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Bluman
22 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Yes: The same risk factors for ulcers in non-calloused foot apply in callused feet. Callouses are not necessarily protective.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Moisture and fungus: Sweaty feet are conducive to fungal growth. Both moisture and fungus are essential for athletes foot. Unfortunately the causative fungi are normally p ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, if too tight: If you wrap your knee too tight which prevents the blood/lymph from returning from the foot/leg to your heart, yes you can have swelling. If you remov ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Most definately: You need to try arch supports or orthotics if you have a flexible deformity. If they don't help = see a podiatrist for further recommendations and tre ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Michael Rothman
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Fungus or lymph node: A fungal skin infection can cause athlete's foot and "jock itch". Do you have redness and itch in groin? Swelling in groin could also be an enlarged ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Athletes foot : Is caused by a fungus. A sweaty foot is an environment that fungus likes and so a sweaty foot can cause an athletes foot, .
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Many things: Your pain could from trauma, plantar fasciitis, metatarsalgia, neuroma, stress fracture.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
8 years experience Podiatry
Doubtful: I don't believe plantar fasciitis would cause the top of your foot to swell. I would recommend a podiatry evaluation to rule out other causes of foot ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amir Khan
Dr. Amir Khan answered
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Yes: Swelling in the foot can be commonly seen after injuries. This can be from unrelated medical causes or generally due to poor circulation, inflammation ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Many things: You should describe in more detail what part of the foot, what the pain feels like, when it hurts etc to help us better help you..
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
22 years experience Podiatry
possible...: Tendonitis implies inflammation/irritation of the tendons - in this case, the extensor ones on the top of the foot. When they become inflamed, they s ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Injuries will cause swelling that will often create pressure on the nerves.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Farber
23 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Yes : A hyper extension injury can cause a stretch to the nerve behind the knee and that can cause numbness. Usually, however, the nerve will recover but it ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dora Chizea
47 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Yes: 25 y/o Female asks, Can an injured foot cause knee pain. Simple Answer is Yes, depending on how one 'favors' the injured foot to avoid/ diminish pain. ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Miles
25 years experience Podiatry
Swelling: Blood clot needs to be ruled out first. Then you can look at poor venous return, trauma, gout, infection.
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A member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Usually not: It typically causes blisters on toes and fingers. Blisters on foot could be fungus infection, psoriaisis , infection, or severe eczema. See doctor for ... Read More

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