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mystery bruise on instep of foot

A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fred Birnbaum
42 years experience in Podiatry
Possibly.: I hope you have rested it, iced it, put a wrap on it, and elevated your foot to help.Sounds like you should have this checked out.
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A female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience in Podiatry
Bruising business.: When bruising occurs, ruptured blood vessels causes blood to leak into the surrounding tissues. On occasion the blood leaks in between certain layers ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mak Yousefpour
17 years experience in Podiatry
Yes: Stress fracture, just like any other fracture causes swelling and bruising. The difference is that stress fracture results from over uses and pressur ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Rest, ice, elevation: As above.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Get an X-ray : To find out....I'd lean towards likely.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience in Podiatry
Sick Achilles.: Your comments sound like the findings of a previous x-ray exam. I'm not sure what is meant by "bump on the opposite side of the ankle". If it is in th ... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frederick Nahm
26 years experience in Neurology
Burning pain: Foot pain can have many causes. Be sure that there is no injury to the area, and no skin breakdown. Plantar fascitis can present like this. Another ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
24 years experience in Podiatry
Cysts: The bumps along the tendons may be ganglion cysts which form from tendon sheaths that become inflamed. Anti inflammatory meds and rest can help
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes : Having the bruise on the top of the foot is not a big problem, most likely will go away. Any pain, or other problem?
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience in Pediatrics
Have it checked out: You could still have a fracture or torn ligament, etc.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
18 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Unable to answer: More details are needed in order to answer your question. Swelling can be caused by many things.
A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Toe pain: Need to know how old you are to help better. Show to your Dr.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience in Podiatry
Collapsing arch?: Is your arch collapsing? With your symptoms there could be many things and multiple things going on. You may have a tendon disruption with impingeme ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
So, I answered your : First part before. I would imagine the hook you refer to is some type of bone spur. It almost sounds like you are describing a hallux limitis deformit ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
R-I-C-E: Rest it, ice it, immobilize it gently by using an ACE wrap (compression), and keep it elevated. You can try an Over the counter NSAID like Ibuprofen a ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Not necessarily: But certainly possible. Tendonitits, midfoot exostosis, gout are all certainly part of differential diagnosis.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
71 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
X-ray: Avulsion of the base of the 5th metatarsal at the insertion of the peroneus brevis muscle would be the most common cause. An ossicle at the same point ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience in Podiatry
You never know...: Hopefully, you haven't damaged the ankle more than a minor sprain. If this is recent, 6 hrs., you might apply ice to the area and rest it. The bruisin ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
24 years experience in Podiatry
See Dr: Go see your local dr. Have it evaluated for an infection, ulcer, or mass impinging on a nerve
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience in Podiatry
Big toe: The suddenness is a cause for concern. Without an xray to help with an evaluation , it is very difficult to state definitively what may be going on. ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Abeles
31 years experience in Podiatry
Could be Cyst: Would have to know more medical history, was there a sprain or injury. Where is this mass, how long, etc. Without knowing this, it is almost impossibl ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Evaluation ASAP : Get this evaluated immediately. Could be an infection. Good luck
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
13 years experience in Podiatry
X-ray needed: That area of the foot could be painful for many reasons like a stress fracture, tendinitis, arthritis or just the biomechanics of your foot. See a pod ... Read More

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