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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
8 years experience in Podiatry
Fluid: The easiest way to describe swelling would be an excessive amount of fluid buildup in the body. Many things can cause swelling such as problems with ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience in Rheumatology
Knee swelling: Can be caused by injury, trauma, osteoarthritis, gout, and inflammatory arthritis.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Reuss
20 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Ice is the gold standard for initial treatment for swelling and should always be considered in a swollen joint.
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Dr. Thomas Klein
40 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Hard to say: It is hard to diagnose you without more info. Where on the back? Are the swollen areas itchy? How many are there? How long has it been there? Are ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
18 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Many causes: Many causes of foot swelling. Without knowing your medical history it is impossible to say what's going on in your case. If it persists get it checked ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Graham
25 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Get it looked at: Anytime somithing inside the knee causes irritation, the knee will swell. This is called an effusion. Effusions are not normal in a normal knee. At y ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Post skin Trauma: This sure sounds normal and expected. I do not know what question you are asking given the way your question is written, but any skin trauma, includin ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience in Podiatry
Perfect Storm: You have just described joint inflammation. This is your body's reaction to some sort of irritation to the joint. (Infection, trauma, the like)
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Mund
45 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: If the ankle area is burned otherwise it should not.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Any pain?: Did the swelling ever go away after the initial injury or it never did? These are important points......
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Neish
37 years experience in Pediatric Cardiology
Yes: Peripheral edema due to congestive heartfelt failure can be present in any area, particularly those areas that are "dependent." another important cau ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
With Pain or not?: This can be edema or could be arthritis. See you physican to clarify this and then to see if need to see a consultant
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Could be broken?: When you have bruising and pain and swelling of the finger it could indicate having broken bones please check out?
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience in Wound care
Water and gravity: Our bodies have a large amount of water needed to keep organs functioning. The vessels that carry the fluids are not perfect and they can leak. Also, ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
See a doctor: This could be caused by many factors and needs to be checked. More info would be helpful, such as any type of injury, diabetes or kidney disease.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Local or general: Pedal edema is how doctors refer to swollen feet. Pregnant women often get pedal edema as their pregnancy progresses heart disease circulation problem ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: Leg swelling, definitely from fluid accumulation; abdominal swelling - from fat accumulation or a GI perforation.
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
It is normal sequenc: To have bruising from dislocation and some numbness, this due to trauma of the tissue and nerves.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Sometimes: But not very often. If you experience recurrent joint pain or swelling with hives you should see your physician or a board-certified allergist.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience in Podiatry
Many things: Poor circulation, high blood pressure, to much salt or alcohol. Bruise could be caused by taking blood thinners like Aspirin or rx thinners.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience in Family Medicine
Ans: Well need more information. Any swelling or pain or redness. Can you walk without pain? You are best to see your doctor
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A 64-year-old member asked:
Dr. Soroosh Armandi
15 years experience in Anti-Aging Medicine
Possible blood clot: This is a tough one. If its just one foot, first thing i would rule out is a dvt, or deep venous thrombosis. Other conditions to consider are infecti ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Greg Hinson
26 years experience in Family Medicine
Might be broken: A fall on an outstretched hand is an easy way to get a torus or buckle fracture in the wrist. It's easy to treat, and rarely results in any complicati ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Be checked by your..: Online inquiry and "guessing" at this time would not realistically help answer your concern. The best thing to do is to timely ask your treating docto ... Read More
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