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Ball Of Foot Swelling And Pain
See a podiatrist: If this is a chronic problem, you have to rule out a fracture or tendonitis, or both. You may have injured it without knowing. It may even be a nerve pinched in that area or your back. I would suggest having it properly examined and get x-rays. If you continue to walk with pain, you risk injuring it more, changing the way you are walking and creating a new problem because of compensation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Foot Pain: Typically with foot pain developing you try to analyze the cause. What did I do to get my foot irritated? Then, you try to create a pain free environment to allow healing as much as possible (change shoes, etc). Plus, you begin the classic rice treatment--some rest, some ice, some compression, and some elevation. You can add anti-inflammatory meds or salves. See a doctor if it stuck! dr blake. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Here are some...: Known to us, stroke is the most common cause for thalamic pain and may lead to hemiparesis leading to immobilization of extremities with subsequent the edema of affected legs, but not severe swelling except developing vessel-blocking clots in veins. So, seek evaluation & counseling for right attention and care as needed; do not hold wishful thinking and wait if just happening recently. ...Read more
2 wks ago I injured my shin, then swelling moved to my foot. Swelling has gone down, but now I have pain in areas of foot where swelling remains.
Slow process: I assume bruising and discoloration occurred & moved along with the swelling. This is blood in the tissues outside of the vessels which causes swelling and pain. Until all the old blood released by the injury has been absorbed by the body processes, there will still be some swelling and pain. Warm/hot soaks followed by cold water/compresses activate the circulation and speed it up. 2+ times/day ...Read more
Had rcc kidney partially removed last yr. Last check up 4 months ago. Now having pain in back to front and foot swelling. Gout? Or has rcc returned?
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