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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
23 years experience Podiatry
Get checked...: Need more history. See a podiatrist for a complete evaluation of the foot.
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Elevatation : May help reduce swelling. There are many reasons the foot might be swollen and a proper evaluation should be done to determine the cause.
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Dr. Philip Rosenblum
28 years experience Family Medicine
Lots of things: There are many causes of swelling (edema) of just one of your feet. They include: injuries such as fracture or sprain, inflammatory conditions like go ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience 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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Dr. Randy Lisch
38 years experience Podiatry
RICE: Rest, ice, compression, and elevation will help if this was due to an injury. If this has been ongoing for awhile you may need a compression stocking ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Inwood
35 years experience Podiatry
Swollen foot: As already stated the rest ice compression elevation are all good, but you need to determine the cause of the swelling for proper and effective relief ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
46 years experience 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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Dr. Thomas Inwood
35 years experience Podiatry
Swollen foot: As stated , see your podiatrist and get it evaluated and or x rays and then discuss treatments . The cause of the swelling needs to be determined fir ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience 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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
RICE: Rest, ice, compression, elevation.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
36 years experience Podiatry
See a podiatrist: A podiatrist is a specialist trained in the care and treatment of foot and ankle conditions. There may be a stress fracture, but there isn't enough in ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankur Dharia
21 years experience Podiatry
RICE!: Rest ice compress elevate. If no real improvement in a few days, see a foot/ankle specialist. If trauma was involved, get an x-ray and see someone as ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gamal Boutros
39 years experience Neurology
Diuretic: Raising the leg, compression stocking--need blood tests, possible ultrasound--see the doctor.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gamal Boutros
39 years experience Neurology
Yes: Low protein, kidney or liver disease, congestive heart failure, venous abnormality in leg, or even blood clot if there is pain.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
It depends: It depends on why it is swollen. An infection or a blood clot, for example, could both be a fatal. You should be seen to determine the cause.
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