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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
22 years experience in Podiatry
Get checked...: Need more history. See a podiatrist for a complete evaluation of the foot.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
R.I.C.E: Rest, ice, compression, elevation. Also, figure out why the foot is swollen. I.E if you sprained it or broke it, it should be immobilized.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience in Cardiology
It depends on the ca: It depends on the cause. If it is not an injury, it could be a deep vein thrombosis, so go see a doctor and get diagnosed first and then we can talk a ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Depends : On why they are swollen. You can elevate them, but the key is finding out why they are swollen. Is this all of a sudden? Any varicose veins? On any me ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Nall
14 years experience in Sports Medicine
Swollen foot: Knee surgery can disrupt the lymph system in the leg which could predispose you to swelling below it such as the foot.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
No: Swollen feet can be from many different things and does not always mean you have an injury.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience in Pediatrics
Unfortunately, : Unfortunately, with lots of pain and swelling after a fall, it's important to rule out a fracture. This can only be done with an exam and/or x-ray of ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience in Cardiology
Deoends: Many causes . Gout, venous insufficiency, infection, trauma etc. Need to know cause for targeted treatment and prognosis.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
A fluid pill: A diuretic will help to remove fluid.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cain
35 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Possibly gout: Big toe pain (podagra) is a classic presentation for gout. This could be other things though. Please see your doctor for treatment options.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Arbes
43 years experience in Podiatry
One side: If you have swelling on just one side then it most likely is not a simple case of generalized water retention . Unilateral swelling has many potential ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
26 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Many things: Swelling of the feet is called pedal edema. It can be caused by several things including kidney failure, heart failure, liver failure. A blood clot in ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience in Podiatry
Yes....: A cast will limit the amount of swelling to some extent. Once removed, in the beginning you may see an increase in swelling.

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