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Can I die from swollen foot if I ignore it?

Can I die from swollen foot if I ignore it?

Probably not: You will probably not die from a swollen foot but you coulc die from the causes. See a doctor. ...Read more

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Swollen Foot (Definition)

Just means fluid is collecting in the tissues. When only 1 foot is swollen, it usually means the cause is local (something going on with in the foot), but if both feet are swollen, it usually means your body is retaining fluid, and the only reason it's showing up in the feet is that gravity thing. If you stood on your head all day, ...Read more


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What to do about my swollen foot?

What to do about my swollen foot?

Lots of things: There are many causes of swelling (edema) of just one of your feet. They include: injuries such as fracture or sprain, inflammatory conditions like gout or arthritis, infections, injury from a puncture or splinter, a blood clot or a tumor. Sometimes swelling comes from damage to the circulation from an injury to the knee or groin. This often follows knee or hip replacement surgery. See your pcp. ...Read more

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What can I do for a swollen foot?

What can I do for a swollen foot?

Swollen foot: As already stated the rest ice compression elevation are all good, but you need to determine the cause of the swelling for proper and effective relief . See your podiatrist for an evaluation . ...Read more

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How does one treat a swollen foot?

How does one  treat a swollen foot?

Swollen foot: As stated , see your podiatrist and get it evaluated and or x rays and then discuss treatments . The cause of the swelling needs to be determined first . ...Read more

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What can I do about my swollen foot?

Depends : On why they are swollen. You can elevate them, but the key is finding out why they are swollen. Is this all of a sudden? Any varicose veins? On any medication? More info is needed, i think it would be prudent however, to let your internist know of this finding. ...Read more

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What can I do about this swollen foot?

What can I do about this swollen foot?

See a podiatrist: A podiatrist is a specialist trained in the care and treatment of foot and ankle conditions. There may be a stress fracture, but there isn't enough information to really make a strong recommendation. ...Read more

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What can I do to help my swollen foot?

What can I do to help my swollen foot?

Swollen foot: The first right thing to do is to determine the cause of the swelling. See your podiatrist for help with this. As this could be from other disease states, the appropriate referral can be made. ...Read more

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How can I make a swollen foot go away?

How can I make a swollen foot go away?

Depends: Depends on the cause: without knowing, elevation is a good idea, ice is good except in cases of gout. Is it painful? Was there trauma? Can it be broken? Stress fracture? Do you have varicose ties in the leg? Ace bandage or compressive wrap can be helpful too but again, part of recommending a treatment is based on finding out the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is swollen foot a sign of some disease?

Is swollen foot a sign of some disease?

Swollen foot: It could be and it could be an injury or a stress fracture high blood pressure , heart disease etc as mentioned . Seek medical evaluation for the proper diagnosis first . ...Read more

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What do you recommend for swollen foot?

What do you recommend for swollen foot?

Swollen: First, I recommend that the cause of the swelling be determined. Then you will get a treatment plan from your treating podiatrist. ...Read more

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