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Broken foot swelling what's not normal?

Broken foot swelling what's not normal?

I'm not sure: Of the question, if you break your foot swelling would be expected.

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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 is making my broken foot swelling up?

What is making my broken foot swelling up?

Injury to the bone: The break in the bone it the final stage of an injury to the foot, there damages to the tissues of the foot which cause the swelling.

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Why is my foot swelling and turning dark red?

Why is my foot swelling and turning dark red?

See a doctor: If there is no history of injury you need to see a doctor.

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What is the best treatment for foot swelling?

What is the best treatment for foot swelling?

Swelling: It really depends on the cause. If its both feet and legs it may be due to congestive heart failure, low protein in the blood or chronic venous changes. You need a full evaluation by a doctor. The treatment depends on the cause. Sometimes elevation helps, other times medications are needed. Usually cutting back on salt intake is helpful also.

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What is a good home remedy for foot swelling and pain?

What is a good home remedy for foot swelling and pain?

Elevation of feet.: The cause of swelling and pain needs to be determined. The simplest thing to do is get off your feet and elevate them slightly above heart level.

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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.

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for foot swelling?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for foot swelling?

Elevation: Elevation is the best. If both feet are involved you may be retaining fluid from a medical cause and should be checked. Sometimes a diuretic is needed.

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Are there some genetic reasons I get foot swelling off and on?

Are there some genetic reasons I get foot swelling off and on?

Not likely: There are many more common and likely reasons that you notice swelling in your foot, but it's necessary to distinguish if it is one or both feet, symmetric, when it occurs (constant, cyclical), how severe it is, family history, your age and medical history, bloodwork, etc. Before being able to narrow down for you the most likely cause.

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I have diabetes and I take insulin. I have severe foot swelling. What should I do?

If this is new onset: I would recommend you inform your internist if both feet involved or podiatrist if one foot is involved.

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How long does it take foot swelling to go down after starting hydrochlorothiazide?

How long does it take foot swelling to go down after starting hydrochlorothiazide?

?: Hydrochlorothiazide is not necessarily going to resolve the foot swelling. If the swelling is in the foot alone, you should find out the actual cause of the swelling. Foot swelling is a symptom not a disease that's treated with diuretics.

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Could foot swelling be caused by uric acid sintered in the tissues but can't be shown in examination? What would you recommend to do or take?

Could foot swelling be caused by uric acid sintered in the tissues but can't be shown in examination? What would you recommend to do or take?

Difficult to say: Buildup of monosodium urate crystals (aka uric acid) in tissues of the foot is frequently difficult to diagnose on x-ray and clinical exam alone. Often a blood test +/- joint aspirate (if symptoms centered around a joint) is required for diagnosis.

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Is foot swelling common with a torn meniscus?

Is foot swelling common with a torn meniscus?

Unusual: Foot swelling is not common with a torn meniscus. If the is significant swelling of you foot then you should see you pcp and have him evaluate your for other problems in the extremity.

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Could a knee bandage cause ankle and foot swelling?

Could a knee bandage cause ankle and foot swelling?

Yes...: If the bandage is too tight the area below the area may get increased swelling.

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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.

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Can sunburn cause foot swelling?

Can sunburn cause foot swelling?

Possible: Sunburn to the feet can cause swelling as the skin heals. It's definitely possible. Hope this helps.

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How can I alleviate my foot swelling?

How can I alleviate my foot swelling?

Depends why: You have it...I.E trauma, infection, venous insufficency, hypertenton, poor kidney function, side effect of medicine, too much salt intake etc...

Dr. Payam Rafat
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Broken Foot (Definition)

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Dr. Eric Bluman
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