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Bruise On My Foot Symptoms
A subtle nudge.: Hopefully the bruise is a consequence of some type of injury to your ankle. It may have been so subtle that you did not notice it when it happened. You merely noticed the tissue reaction to it. If you are on a medication that can affect your bleeding, you may want to talk to your doctor to reassess the dosage. Heat application to the bruise will help breakdown the trapped fluid faster. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more
Cellulitis on my foot 4 days ago, it traveled on my inner leg to mid calf. The swelling and redness is gone, but my foot & leg still hurt. Normal?
What's the cause ?: Cellulitis is basically a visible inflammation (itis) of the skin and soft tissues (red, hot, swollen and tender) . It can be caused by many things including sunburn (radiation), trauma (sprained ankle) or poor vein circulation (stasis dermatitis). It need not be caused by bacteria. If you have repeated episodes of this, get to a wound care or vascular specialist, the diagnoses you have is wrong. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Went over on ankle, got swollen toe and ball of toe, numbness, sore ankle. Pain when walking. What could this be?
You state: If I am reading correctly that you "went over on ankle" - then you ask what could it be...sounds like you just told us you sprained your ankle. Why the toe would be swollen I am not sure, but an xray would be in order for a swollen toe. "Ball of toe" = not sure what you mean by this.) ...Read more
Knee swollen after long time working on them, then side of knee bruised on thigh, then foot swelled and looks bruised, what happened?left leg
I fell on side of foot 6 weeks ago. Thought I may have just broken toe. Hurts on middle of foot on pinky toe side. Should I see doc? Worth the trip?
6 week old injury: The question is, is the pain getting better or worse. If pain is not improving at 6 weeks its time to see a foot specialist. ...Read more
I had a metal hitch drop on top of my ankle/foot. Severe pain, swelling, bruising and numbness in toes. What could it be?
Fell on concrete and I have a gash & knot on my forehead, scraped knees, elbow and left shoulder is real sore?
Right foot swelling since 3/14 now i notice a quarter size patch with light purple viens on top of foot by ankle. What could it be?
Possible ganglion: There are some various things that can present that way. The area that you describe is a common place for ganglions to form. Another consideration, is the Extensor Digitorum Brevis muscle belly. This can become enlarged due to various stresses. It is located on the lateral or little toe side of the foot near the ankle. If you are having pain from this you may want to have this checked out. ...Read more
I fell on my ankle in cheer and it's sore to walk on, it swells up, & it sometimes tingles. It's on the front of my ankle. Sprained?
Hit my shin 7 days ago, it hurt pretty bad, big knot on leg and now i noticed bruising and swelling in my foot,right above ankle.
After a kick instep swollen! bruise on outer side of the foot and on middel toes! hurts moving toes! after 4 days no improvement! what's wrong? Broken?
Possibly.: I hope you have rested it, iced it, put a wrap on it, and elevated your foot to help.Sounds like you should have this checked out. ...Read more
Pain in left leg on the side above ankle cold to touch and leg swelling and pain in calf and i get blue bruises on my calf without injury what is caus?
? from Advil (ibuprofen): I am not really sure what is going on. You should see a doctor for a definitive answer. ...Read more
I fell 3days ago on gravel on my knee.Minimal swelling sore to touch below knee.Now have dull pain And pain shooting down leg/foot. Shin/foot tingle
2 days had achy pain on foot goes from pinky toe to heal on bottom of foot, when walk on it or try stretch foot. What could it be? Bengay don't help.
Plantar fasciitis: Plantar fasciitis, or an arch ligament strain is a very common reason for arch and heel pain . Other causes of heel pain can be tarsal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, a stress fracture, referred nerve pain among others. Talk to a podiatrist to help sort this out. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had a work accident 10 weeks ago.Fell on my hands,nose,&knees.Had x-rays.No fracture on right knee&suspicion of a fracture on left wrist.Some numbness on right leg sometimes.Both parts still hurt.Which specialist should I see for my wrist&knee pain?
Primary care: Would see your primary care first. If there is significant pain the X-rays should be repeated. Some fractures don't show up immediately after the injury, but after 10 weeks will be visible. Your primary care can then make a referral to an orthopedic surgeon if needed. The numbness may just be from the injury, can take six months to resolve (traumatic neuropathy). ...Read more
Spot on the left side of my left foot. Ezcema like, very itchy, deeply cracking, hurt to walk on. I've been putting foot lotion on it, its not helping?
Tingling/numbness type feeling in my back. On occasion my toes will numb on lt foot back pain but no leg pain? Have wedge shown on mri
I fell & have bruise on my palm & swelling on the side of my hand below pinky. It's getting better. Is it normal to have swelling for 7 days?
A small brown bump appeared on the heel of my left foot. No symptoms. Not there last Nov. Looks like mole. Plantar wart? Going to doc on Monday.
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