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Why is the bottom of my feet swelling up like a layer of padding?

Why is the bottom of my feet swelling up like a layer of padding?

Is it really?: Is the bottom of the foot swelling? Or does it just feel that way? There is a difference. Usually when i see swelling it is on the top of the foot. That is not to say, it can't happen on the bottom. If your feeling like it is swollen you have neuropathy. If it really is swollen then you might of developed a tear in your plantar fascia or something like that. Is is painful? ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

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


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What cause bottom of hands and feet red , swelling , no fever , blood panel is ok, ?

What cause bottom of hands and feet red , swelling , no fever , blood panel is ok, ?

Edema vs infection: Swelling of the extremities can happen in states,of vascular insufficiency, decreased oncotic pressure due to relative loss of protein, renal disase, congestive heart failure and liver disease..Red swollen hands and feet can also occur in association with some onfectiond.See your doctor on person proper workup. ...Read more

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I have pain in bottom of foot swelling on top. Is that gout?

I have pain in bottom of foot swelling on top. Is that gout?

Hard to say: Gout is characterized by intense pain, redness and swelling. If that is you, then gout is possible. If it is not, gout is unlikely. Have it evaluated. ...Read more

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What causes foot swelling?

What causes foot swelling?

Many things: Trauma such as broken bones, sprains, strains. Problems with veins and lymphatic systems. Systemic disorders such as high blood pressure, and heart failure. Blood clots may cause swelling of one leg. ...Read more

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How can I treat foot swelling?

Depends on the cause: Swelling can be caused by many things (liver, kidney , heart diseases, and blood clots are the serious ones). Everyday, reversible non-serious causes are meds (motrin and similar, calcium blockers, hormones). If you don't have a health threatening condition, limiting salt intake (sodium) and keeping your feet elevated will help. ...Read more

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How do you treat foot swelling?

Elevate: First find the cause. It can be caused by many things some minor and some serious. I suggest you be evaluated by your pcp. ...Read more

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What are some causes of foot swelling?

What are some causes of foot swelling?

Swelling: General injury, vein weakness, infection, blood clots, fracture, and allergic reaction. There are more obviously, but these are a few. ...Read more

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What can be done to reduce the feet swelling?

What can be done to reduce the feet swelling?

It depends...: It all depends on what is the reason why you are having swelling. If you don't suffer of any illness a very common reason is what is called dependent edema if you stand up or are on your feet for a long time during the day. In that case elevation of your feet for 20-30 minutes can help. Also if you consume a lot of salt or sodium that can cause it so try to go low on that in your diet. ...Read more

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What to do about foot swelling after minor injury?

What to do about foot swelling after minor injury?

RICE: For minor injuries, the rice treatment can help relieve swelling and pain. Rest – protect your injured foot and avoid prolonged standing or walking. Ice – no more than 15 minutes at a time and don’t apply ice directly to your skin. Compression – apply an ace wrap. Elevation – try to elevate your foot above your heart. If your symptoms don’t improve after 48 hours, see your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Bluman
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Foot Swelling (Definition)

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