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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 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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Feet swelling most of the time. My weight is 87kg, height 5feet 8inch, age- 40?

Feet swelling most of the time.
My weight is 87kg, height 5feet 8inch, age- 40?

Many possibilities: The three things I think of that can cause your feet to swell are 1) blood vessel problems, 2) heart problems, 3) thin blood; To help the symptoms you can elevate your legs and wear compression stockings (or even soccer socks you can get at KMart or WalMart). To check for and treat the causes you'll need to see a doctor, who might do bloodwork, heart tests, and/or blood vessel studies. ...Read more

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Why are my ankles/feet swelling up?

Why are my ankles/feet swelling up?

Many reasons: This could be anything from an injury to high blood pressure to kidney disease. See a doctor for an exam. ...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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Why are my feet swelling?

Why are my feet swelling?

Gravity: Gravity pulls "excessive" fluid to the lowest part of your body. Excess fluid is either due to increased permeability of your vessels, increased fluid volume or inability to pump it. ...Read more

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What could cause ankle and feet swelling?

What could cause ankle and feet swelling?

Many causes: There are plenty of causes of foot/ankle swelling. First, you need to make sure that you are not in acute pain, which could indicate a blood clot. If not, then it could be the venous system not emptying, added salts in foods, lack of calf strength when walking, diabetes, etc. Make an appointment with your local podiatrist who can better differentiate the swelling and recommend a plan for you. ...Read more

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