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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Yes, and, no!: Certainly this is a weight and sporting activity question. I asume you are primarily considering running. Most of the sub-saharan african runners, w ... Read More

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
26 years experience Podiatry
Plantar fasciitis : Is the most likely culprit. It's hallmark is pain in the heel after rest.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
The injury : Itself could cause the swelling, be happy there is no pain.
Dr. Jerry Miles
26 years experience Podiatry
Swelling after injur: Depending on how long ago the injury was swelling is the bodies way of stabilizing the injured area and preventing damaged material and bacteria from ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ettinger
49 years experience Podiatry
May: Need more time for your body to clear out the swelling post injury. Try compression sock.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Knee Pain: This is certainly possible. Changes in your gait to compensate for you knee pain could cause pain else where. You should however pose this question to ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Overuse: Overuse. If you spent more time than usual on your feet you may have created an overuse syndrome.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
9 years experience Podiatry
Bruising: Bruising is the result of bleeding in the body. Normally people can recall some type of traumatic event which can explain the issue. When they can't ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
You would need to : Be evaluated, so many things can cause swelling. The fact it is unilateral adds to the differential diagnosis a blood clot. Usually, in a blood clot t ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorry Melnick
45 years experience Podiatry
Not usually: No more than any other shoe. Your shoes need to be fit properly to your foot. Many people with foot problems find crocks to be comfortable and wide e ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
51 years experience Cardiology
Lymph obstruction: non pitting edema usually due to lymphatic obstruction, should r/o malignancy
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Purely based: On exact location of pain and clinical exam the doctor should have a differential diagnosis. Xrays only show bone and are only going to help if there ... Read More
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