A 35-year-old female asked:
my feet and ankleswas swollen really bad with red patched after working over 24 hours.what happened?
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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 25 years experience
Venous stasis: Sounds like venous stasis. In other words fluid pooled into your feet and ankles from being on your feet for so long due to compromised circulation. Should have gone away after raising your feet above the level of your heart for a few hours as in bed.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Do I just need to treat my feet?
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Emergency Medicine 18 years experience
I don't know: I don't know...Do you? If there is a problem, it needs to be treated. If not, then you don't.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Why do my feet get hot after I eat?
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Pediatrics 50 years experience
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Is it normal for my feet to turn purple when I sit?
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Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
No: Even though this may not be normal it is not necessarily anything to be gravely concerned about. The best way to evaluate this is to have a lower extremity venous ultrasound to make sure you do not have significant venous insufficiency (particularly in the deep venous system). We see bluish discoloration in people who have had clots in the deep veins and then subsequently develop reflux.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
My feet falls asleep at work. What should I do?
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Family Medicine 33 years experience
Walk/ergonomics: Get up and walk around more frequently. Check your chair to make sure your legs are not dangling from cutting off your circulation to the lower legs. Putting a stool under your chair will get the pressure off the back of the legs; or lower your chair to the floor. Don't forget to maintain ergonomics with your hands ton your keyboard and proper level for the monitor lest you creat strain in neck.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
I have puss like bumps that grow on my feet, what could it be & what could I use to treat or cure? Can send a picture if needed.
3 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 33 years experience
May need antifungals: Rashes are difficult to describe in words. If a person has recurrent pimples on places where regular acne doesn't occur, he likely has infection in skin glands and/or hair follicles. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can evaluate and make a diagnosis. The doctors can prescribe oral antibiotics, antifungals, or creams/ointments as needed. Sometimes, bacteria are resistant to antibiotics.
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Last updated Apr 6, 2013
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