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Dr. Payam Rafat
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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


Dr. Howard Fox
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My husband's doc assessed his hernia repair site swelling and associated it with his athletes foot... Is this accurate?

My husband's doc assessed his hernia repair site swelling and associated it with his athletes foot... Is this accurate?

The only connection: I can conjure up would be if he developed a fungal infection to his hernia site, which is pretty rare. If that is the case, he would need oral anti-fungal medicine, but only after a positive fungal culture of the hernia site. I have to admit, though, this is a stretch. I like the idea of a second opinion. ...Read more

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Very sore red swollen soles of feet?? They were hard and peeling so I've been using athletes foot but feet are swelling abnormally and hurt??

Very sore red swollen soles of feet?? They were hard and peeling so I've been using athletes foot but feet are swelling abnormally and hurt??

Infection?: This may be caused by something you came in contact with...it is likely infection or a severe inflammatory reaction. See your doctor to help narrow down the diagnosis so you can be treated and get better. ...Read more

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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
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Can athletes foot cause a pinky toe to swell up and cause pain half way up a foot to the point of intense pain and unable to walk?

Can athletes foot cause a pinky toe to swell up and cause pain half way up a foot to the point of intense pain and unable to walk?

Less likely: This sounds more like a bacterial infection rather than athetles foot. This one should be seen by a doctor to check and ensure the best treatment and diagnosis. Good luck ...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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Dr. Wenjay Sung
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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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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. ...Read more

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Dr. Grace Torres-Hodges
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What causes outer foot swelling and pain when walk?

What causes outer foot swelling and pain when walk?

See a podiatrist: If this is a chronic problem, you have to rule out a fracture or tendonitis, or both. You may have injured it without knowing. It may even be a nerve pinched in that area or your back. I would suggest having it properly examined and get x-rays. If you continue to walk with pain, you risk injuring it more, changing the way you are walking and creating a new problem because of compensation. ...Read more

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Dr. Sourendra raut
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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. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Rafat
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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. ...Read more

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Athlete (Definition)

Ath·lete n. A person possessing the natural or acquired traits, such as strength, agility, and endurance, that are necessary for physical exercise or sports, especially those ...Read more


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Athlete's Foot (Definition)

Medical term is tinea pedis. It is a fungal infection of the skin of the feet. It is usually seen as red, itchy skin between the toes and ...Read more


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