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i am a diabetic i accidental hit my foot under the treadmill my foot has been swollen for ten days

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience Wound care
DM foot injury: Any diabetic patient with an injury to the foot should have an evaluation. I recommend that you seek guidance as soon as you can so that a clinician c ... Read More

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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ruby Maher
26 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Yes it's possible: Intake in salt in diet can absorb water in tissues over night when you get up and go on treadmill pressure causes swellings, if you don't have any sys ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amir Khan
Dr. Amir Khan answered
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Get more studies: You could possibly have a stress fracture that may not show up on an xray. Other explanations include possible mild arthritis, nerve injury, inflammat ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
You need to : See a foot doctor. You can have a fracture or a soft tissue injury. How exactly we're you tested for gout? A blood test can come back normal and you c ... Read More
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Dr. Howard Fox
41 years experience Podiatry
Not sure: If only one foot is swollen, this usually means the cause is something local, not that you're retaining fluid (which would cause both feet to swell). ... Read More
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Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Get it evaluated.: A blood clot (dvt / deep vein thrombosis) is not a common occurrence in the foot. Seek professional assistance regarding the “blood clot” if indeed th ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ilya Averbuch
45 years experience Pain Management
1-2-3: First see a NEUROLOGY DOCTOR (not doctor's secretary or housekeeper this time) Get a complete report with a diagnosis. Second, always make sure yo ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience Internal Medicine
NOT REALLY: YOU BRUISED A NERVE, TOO MUCH PRESSURE ON IT FOR TOO LONG, IT SHOULD GET BETTER DAY BY DAY. I WOULD NOT WORRY.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Laha
37 years experience Podiatry
Maybe overuse: Swelling can be caused by a variety of problems. Simple treatment consists of rice: rest, ice compression and elevation. Antiinflammatories are helpf ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Patel
31 years experience Podiatry
Numb toe: may be due to tight shoes or a pinch nerve. Also if you have chronic pain in your feet then have a podiatrist look at them for examination.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Perumunda Sharma
47 years experience Emergency Medicine
Bite wounds.: You need to see a physician as soon as possible. The emergency department is the best way to go.
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Dr. Howard Fox
41 years experience Podiatry
If : If only one foot is swollen, it's unlikely it's from fluid retention or your heart. It's probably something local. It's hard to say exactly what is ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sheeja Francis
19 years experience Rheumatology
Xrays: You should see your doctor. Xrays or other testing maybe needed. Your doctor may also be able to tell you what is wrong just with an examination as ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paige Majors
10 years experience Podiatry
Foot: Bone takes 4 to 6 weeks to heal. Swelling can last for several months. Keeping the foot elevated as much as possible will reduce the swelling. Also th ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Andrews
35 years experience Interventional Radiology
The : The spontaneous development of a blood clot in a young man is unusual and suggests a clotting abnormality. Hopefully, you were fully evaluated at tha ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Swollen knuckle inju: You need to see your doctor and have it xrayed.You might have broken your bone or badly bruised it.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Significant swelling: warrants medical evaluation.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Checkup: infection may have spread into your lymph nodes- get examined and blood tested-NOW
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Could be: A ligamentous injury, fracture, muscle pull, tendon rupture. Rotator cuff injury is pretty high on the list, but you need an evaluation by someone wh ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
8 years experience Podiatry
Foot burning: You may have an issue with a nerve in your foot, being damaged or entrapped, which is causing this burning sensation. I would suggest evaluation by y ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Lymphangitis: Lymphangitis is a condition in which the lymphatic system has become infected (usually a streptococcal infection) , resulting in red streaks which for ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Steinberg
13 years experience Podiatry
Toe injury: The injury that you're describing could be a contusion which is a bruise of the bone or possibly a fracture of the toe. The total should be evaluated ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Pressure.: IT goes without saying, standing, especially for long durations or for lengths that you are not accustomed to, will be hard on the feet. Numbness in t ... Read More

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