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Bruise On Right Foot
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
Many possibilities: Some causes of swelling of the lower extremities can include systemic problems such as hypertension, gout, and problems with the kidneys and localized issues such as arthritis, infection, lymphatic obstruction, blood clots, varicose veins, trauma (fracture, sprain, and tendonitis) and side effects to medication. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Stubbed pinky toe. Bruise on top; side & bottom of foot -- at joint of foot bone meets pinky toe. Hurts walking barefoot on hard surface. Broken?
Get an X-ray : To find out....I'd lean towards likely.Get a more detailed answer ›
See below: Sounds like a baker's cyst, which is a collection of excess joint fluid which makes it's way out of the knee capsule to the back of the knee between two muscles. It is not a serious condition, but usually indicates an arthritic issue in the knee. It can cause discomfort. Sometimes we drain these but they usually come back. You shoud get your knee examined to determine if this is what it is. ...Read more
Can the right foot have an effect on the left foot? Sprained right ankle three years ago but left foot it's hurting where bone ends on foot. Crackalot
The pad/ball of my right foot near right toe is swollen and bruised - was doing laundry - leaned on side of foot, felt sting on bottom right pad ?
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
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
The good news is: most all the lumps under the skin of the extremities are benign. The most common are lipomas (benign fatty, soft tissue growths) dermatofibromas or neurofibromas. Dermatofibromas may be slightly pigmented/brownish. Sometimes neurofibromas can turn in cancers so they are sometimes removed. Other types of bumps include epidermoid cysts, keratosis pillars, etc. which can be distinguished by a doctor ...Read more
When I don't walk on my foot it's fine. It's my left foot on my left side in the middle.. Hurts to add pressure when walking long.Fracture or bruise??
Kicked wall straight on. ankle & toes=full motion no pain. top side bruise & swell on outer ft impact area. Wght on ft/up toe motion=pain. Fracture?
I just got off a long flight, and have a purple/blue bruise on right foot. Did not take off shows during flight. Does not hurt. Should i be concerned?
3 bruised toes on right foot. Very sore. Hard to walk. Been sleeping w my foot up. Cant put a lot of weight on it. What am i missing?
Fracture?: If you did not have xray, toe(-s) may be broken, which will prolong pain, swelling, etc. Also, should splint either by buddy taping together (with gauze between as cushion / to fill open spaces) or with a hard-soled shoe (like most sandals). If pain persisting, see podiatrist or orthopedist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It feels like I've bruised my arch on my right foot and it also itches. What could be causing it?
Itchy feet: Sorry you have to go thru that :-( you might be suffering from tinea pedis or.....Athletes foot. This is a very common condition that can cause all sorts of discomfort. Check your feet and see if they are peeling or cracked, even between the toes. A mild topical anti fungal may help or topical steroid cream. If the condition continues ask for a podiatry referral. ...Read more
My husband is experiencing unexplained discomfort and a little swelling in his right foot. He does not recall any trauma - no bruising. Thoughts?
Walked around Disneyland for two days and now the top of my right foot is so sore, I can't even walk on it. It's been 3 days now. Bruised?
Side of right foot suddenly extremely tender. Did not injure in any way. No bruising but very painful if brushed against.
The top of my right foot is bruised and feels like it needs to crack. This started after 4 days of frequent walking in thin sandals. What should I do?
I broke my 5th metatarsal on my right foot 2 days ago, I was put in a boot yesterday & now today I notice parts of my toes are bruised, is this normal?
Blood flows downhill: While the fracture was in the metatarsal, fluids (including blood) can track along tissue planes in the foot and produce bruise-like discoloration at other, remote spots. Gravity likely guided fluid as it seeped from the fracture site towards your toes. If there is pain as well as discoloration in your toes, then it's best to alert your physician as there may be more than the orig fracture. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I fell the other day and have slight bruising on the top of my right foot. My ankle feels fine, but I can't point my toes up without being in extreme ?
Foot bruising: You probably have injured the tendons which extend ( straighten the toes). If your are not incurring as pain with weight bearing it is unlikely you have sustained a broken bone. Try ice ,ibuprofen ,ace wrap and elevation. If it doesn't improve in a few days you Shoul be seen. ...Read more
My big toe on my right foot got bruised a year ago and ever since, the left side has been puffy and red. Every so often, it hurts and gets puss. What should I do?
INGROWN TOENAIL: This is a chronic low grade infection with extra granulation tissue formation and pus inside. Soak ur foot in warm water in a bucket 30 min 1-2 times/day, put one tablespoonful epsom salt. Release the nail angle so that pus comes out. Remember, when you clip your nail, don't cut the corners, wear loose fitting shoes. See your podiatrist, you might need antibiotic and some surgical cleaning. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I jumped wel playing basketball the exactly a week ago and I have sharp pain on the bottom / lower left side of my heal on my right foot. Noticed some bruising and been icing as much as I can. Any other suggestion? I can walk on my front of the foo
HEEL INJURY: YOU MAY HAVE A SPRAIN OR A TEAR OF ONE OF THE LIGAMENTS IN YOUR FOOT. SEE YOUR PCP AND HE OR SHE MAY REFER YOU TO AN ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON. OR HE MAY SEND YOU TO THE X-RAY DEPARTMENT TO MAKE SURE NO BONES WERE BROKEN. DO IT RIGHT AWAY AND NO RUNNING FOR A WHILE. BEST LUCK. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I rolled my foot now I have a lot of pain swelling on the outside top of my right foot and bruising? But I am able to walk on it ...what could this be
I fell 3 days ago and bruised knees and shins but the top of my right foot is painful and at the end of the day my ankle near bone swells?
Ankle.swells: You most.likely hyper extended (bent forward) the ankle and or foot when falling. Usually the will be sore with the soft tissue damage. You should have an x-ray to rule out fractures. Ice and elevation for the welling and an over the counter anti-inflammatory drug See a.doctor if it persists ...Read more
I might have either fractured or broken my big toe in my right foot. It’s swollen with a little bit of bruising on the side. What do I do?
Toe accident: The toe needs to be examined by your doctor. If it heals misaligned you will have more difficulty later on. Please see your doc. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Thursday. Kicked on the inside of right foot. No swelling/bruising. Pain when walking/flexing foot. Buzzing feeling where kicked. Is it broken??
Wacked nerve....: The buzzing feeling you're having is the result of trauma to a moderate sized nerve on the medial side of the foot. With no bruising or swelling, I would nod not suspect a fracture but a compression nerve injury is certainly likely. Heat, rest and the tincture of time should help resolve the symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pain outside of right foot, travelling to ankle when walking, There is some swelling but no bruising. What could cause this type of pain?
Varies: There are multiple possibilities. Was there an injury? Causes can have inflammatory, arthritic, traumatic, or alignment origin. Don't hesitate to be seen for a specific diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more