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what would cause throbbing and swelling in foot

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
I would have it : Evaluated. Try and make your appt with the doctor when it is swollen, .
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience Podiatry
Swelling: General injury, vein weakness, infection, blood clots, fracture, and allergic reaction. There are more obviously, but these are a few.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
26 years experience Podiatry
Yes: A sunburn causes trauma to the skin and can cause swelling.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Rice
35 years experience Podiatry
Smell: Yes.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Caution: Whenever there is pain in the calf it is prudent to rule out a deep vein thrombosis or clot. The foot numbness may or may not be related. There are ne ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rudolf Zak
18 years experience Podiatry
Swelling pain: First if you are having swelling of both legs with fever i highly recommended you either see your doctor or go to nearest er. It could either be ce ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Uncertain: This is something you should take your physician. The swelling in one leg or an ankle may be related to the venous return from the lower extremity. Th ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wittenberg
52 years experience Podiatry
Many things: We find this problem with lower back problems like sciataca and diabetes. You may also have hormonal imbalance. You should consult your physician or p ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Possibilities: Venous insufficiency, lymphedema, congestive heat failure, inflammatory conditions or diseases as well as high salt intake. Does elevating feet/legs ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Foot swelling : Need more information but could be several things but hard to answer
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience Podiatry
Heel pain: There are many causes of this pain. Your best first course of action is to see your podiatrist for an evaluation and diagnosis and treatment plan. T ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
36 years experience Family Medicine
Possible blood clot: My main worry with those symptoms would be a blood clot in the leg veins called a deep venous thrombosis (dvt). Causes can be long trips/immobility, r ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shariq Refai
12 years experience Psychiatry
Few things: Gout, arthritis, or some sort of trauma can all cause it. See your physician so they can do an appropriate exam.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
25 years experience Podiatry
An injury: Is most likely but in the absence of a traumatic event, it could be a systemic or infectious sign that warrants attention
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
You have to find the: Reason for that pan and swelling, possible fracture if you trauma, or ligament injury or tendonitis. Please see an orthopedic surgeon he will advise y ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Possibilities: Sprain/strain, stress fracture, posterior tibial tendon tear or dysfunction or possibly and inflammatory condition such as gout.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
Probably nerve: Compression in the spine. Could be another cause but this one is most likely. See a pain specialist for a good physical exam and an MRI which may or m ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
8 years experience Podiatry
Swelling: Swelling may result from different things such as problems with the veins or lymphatic system, systemic conditions like high blood pressure or heart f ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
numbness: This could be secondary to a pinched nerve. Get an evaluation by your doctor and possibly some lumbar xrays if the numbness extends down the leg.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Needs evaluation: This may be due to a vein problem (clot) Check with your Primary Care Provider ASAP. Hope this helps Dr Z
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Two causes that come: to my mind, without any injury (fall or something heavy falling on the foot or ankle) are Gout or Pseudogout. Others include maybe an insect bite. See ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
See below: Injury, venous insufficiency, lymphedema or other systemic cause.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dennis Clifford
42 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Arthritis: The most common cause of swelling and pain in your hands is arthritis. There are some other potential causes; you should definitely see your health ca ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
? from Advil (ibuprofen): I am not really sure what is going on. You should see a doctor for a definitive answer.
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