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Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Foot swelling: Emphysema is a chronic lung disease. It does not cause swelling of a foot, and foot swelling does not cause emphysema.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience Rheumatology
Maybe: This could be due to an unaccustomed level of activity at your new job. This could also be due to your weight, the slipped disk, or a sprain. If you ... Read More
Dr. Renu Chawla
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Swelling: This could be dependent edema. Is it involving both feet?
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradly Shollenberger
35 years experience Podiatry
Not enough info: Swelling usually accompanies inflammation. This could be due to an infection, a stress fracture of the bone or inflammation (capsulitis) of the joint. ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See a podiatrist: Would need more information.
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities: Some causes of toe swelling can include localized issues such as arthritis, infection, ingrown toe nails, trauma (fracture, sprain, and tendonitis, ti ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience Podiatry
Cause is hard to: Determine. Any history of injury to back? Seek out a neurologist who will need to run some tests and likely try some medications. Will need nerve c ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
It could be: Sesamoiditis, this is a small bone under the first metatarsal head, it could be capsulitis, it could be a stress fracture, it could be a sprained join ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
28 years experience Family Medicine
Many possibilities! : Gout, infection, water retention, sprain, arthritis, just to name a few. A lot depends on the history and physical exam, so I would recommend seeing ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
38 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Could be a clot: The symptoms you are giving are often seen with a blood clot . Please get evaluated by a doc sooner thazn later to determine the cause and rule out a ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Li-Yu Mitchell
21 years experience Family Medicine
Please see doctor: Having swelling of only one leg is worrisome for possible deep vein thrombosis (DVT-blood clot) in your leg. There are other causes of unilateral leg ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Which side: Please let us know they differ....
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Tobin
37 years experience Podiatry
Yes: You likely have an infection, seek medical care asap.

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