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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Sensation Of Bruising In Feet

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Lumpy rash. Bruising. Muscle pain. Joint pain. Achy legs. Headache. Burning sensation. Tingly feet. Shoulder, neck, elbow, angle, wrist pain. Cause?

Lumpy rash. Bruising. Muscle pain. Joint pain. Achy legs. Headache. Burning sensation. Tingly feet. Shoulder, neck, elbow, angle, wrist pain. Cause?

Go to hospital: Bruising is a sign of blood clotting problems which can occur during severe infection. Headache with tingling and neck pain is worrisome for meningitis. You need to be evaluated asap. ...Read more

Dr. Melissa Gowans
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My question is what causes bruising on your feet? I didn't even hurt them they have brusing on the sides on both feet?

My question is what causes bruising on your feet? I didn't even hurt them they have brusing on the sides on both feet?

Bruising: You might have a bleeding disorder. We see excessive and easy bruising in patients with clotting disorders, people on nsaids and aspirin, and in people on medications to 'thin' their blood. In a person your age, without any of those medications, you might want to get a blood work-up to identify any bleeding/clotting disorders you might have. ...Read more

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Broken foot keeps bruising then un-bruising. What can cause it to do this?

Broken foot keeps bruising then un-bruising. What can cause it to do this?

Slow healing: Slow or non- healing of the fracture
did you have surgery on it? Have the fixation device evaluated. Either way an xray would be helpful. ...Read more

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What would cause my feet to feel the need to be cracked n ache all the time. Also losing and what looks like a bruise on my knee but goes away?

What would cause my feet to feel the need to be cracked n ache all the time. Also losing and what looks like a bruise on my knee but goes away?

Feet cracked: That feeling is usually associated with tendons that are slipping in or out of the groove they run in. Much like cracking the knuckles of your hand - which is also a tendon moving in and out of a groove and not the joint popping. If it causes you no pan there is nothing really wrong. If it is painful or unremitting, then seek the help of a podiatrist. Good luck! ...Read more

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1 cm, perfectly circular bruise on top of foot. Very small pinpoint at center. No swelling, redness, raising, etc. What was I bit by? Cause for worry?

1 cm, perfectly circular bruise on top of foot. Very small pinpoint at center. No swelling, redness, raising, etc. What was I bit by? Cause for worry?

Varies: There are a number of possibilities, among the more common and sometimes concerning can be a spider bite, particularly a brown recluse spider. You should seek attention if the area becomes dark appearing or shows any sign of infection such as redness or swelling; or if the size of the area is increasing. ...Read more

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My foot started hurting this afternoon it has a small bruise a little swollen and very painful I cant think of anything that I hit it on to cause it?

Foot hurting: Please have someone you know take you to the nearest Emergency facility. The team should have no trouble caring for your pain.

Please let me know how things go. ...Read more

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What causes a swollen & painful ankle/foot WITHOUT any injury? Also discoloration/bruising on the inside ankle. Very hard to put any weight on it

What causes a swollen & painful ankle/foot WITHOUT any injury? Also discoloration/bruising on the inside ankle. Very hard to put any weight on it

Pain without injury: There can be many different reasons for pain and swelling to an area without trauma. Some common reasons are infection, tendonitis, gout, joint inflammation and reaction to an insect bite. I recommend being seen in person or virtually for a proper work-up, diagnosis and treatment plan. If you have a fever, pain out of proportion or see red streaking you will need immediate treatment. ...Read more

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Mysterious bruising on feet my husband has bruising on his feet-the bottom heel and alongside the big toe and on some of his toes but did nothing to bruise them. What can cause this?

Mysterious bruising on feet my husband has bruising on his feet-the bottom heel and alongside the big toe and on some of his toes but did nothing to bruise them. What can cause this?

Chances: Chances are this has nothing to do with the feet, but more a problem with blood clotting. It may be showing up in the feet because feet take more of a daily pounding than the rest of us.

I would recommend he go to his primary care physician, who will undoubtedly order some blood tests and see if he has some kind of coagulation issue. ...Read more

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From 5 years, almost all shoes irritate my skin and cause bruises, when I take them off my feet are red, skin scraped, wats wrong?

From 5 years, almost all shoes irritate my skin and cause bruises, when I take them off my feet are red, skin scraped, wats wrong?

Possible allergic: Reaction to the leather or tannic acid used to often the leather, possible reaction to coloring, pigment o5 insole.
I suggest a dermatology consultation. ...Read more

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Does an OCD cause bruising on the upper portion of the foot? What are the risks of delaying treatment on an OCD Injury?

Does an OCD cause bruising on the upper portion of the foot? What are the risks of delaying treatment on an OCD Injury?

Very low risk: OCD will cause damage to whatever area is compulsively insulted. Infection is possible but seldom seen. Treatment often fails. ...Read more

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I'm having cold feet all day and unknown bruises in my legs also dry skin on feet and my legs and feet hurt often what could cause this?

I'm having cold feet all day and unknown bruises in my legs also dry skin on feet and my legs and feet hurt often what could cause this?

Hurting feet: You may have peripheral artery disease (pad). You should see your physician and have an arterial profile (a) ordered. If the result if. ...Read more

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Pain outside of right foot, travelling to ankle when walking, There is some swelling but no bruising. What could cause this type of pain?

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

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Brown spots in my toe nails that look like bruises. What could be the cause? Is it diabetic foot?

Brown spots in my toe nails that look like bruises. What could be the cause? Is it diabetic foot?

Many possibilities: It could be a fungal or bacterial infection. It could be bruising due to tight shoes or trauma. It could be a pigmentation of the underlying skin. It could be a skin disorder or melanoma, or it could be one of a number of many other possibilities. If you are diabetic you have "diabetic feet". Have your feet checked out by a professional. ...Read more

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Does bruising normally occur after a fracture or break in a foot and pain in big toe, what causes that?

Does bruising normally occur after a fracture or break in a foot and pain in big toe, what causes that?

Bruising: Typically after a fracture you will get bruising. The bruising is caused by the fracture bone bleeds into the tissue and create a. ...Read more

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Iron Level Fine Monday swelling legs plus feet including ankles skin feels very tight Tuesday my swelling is worse it hurts bruising easy Causes?

Iron Level Fine Monday swelling legs plus feet including ankles skin feels very tight Tuesday my swelling is worse it hurts bruising easy Causes?

May be meds, fluids,: This seems like some sort of fluid overload, possibly from renal or hepatic challenge. The bruising could be from low platelets or blood clotting factors. It might be from some overall condition, but more likely it's due to the meds you're taking. The dose might have to be altered or the meds may need to be changed as they have serious side effects. A visit to the Dr. For blood work is needed. ...Read more

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Sprained ankle three weeks ago, can walk with brace, most bruising gone, but very painful persistent pins and needles on top of foot. Cause? Solution?

Sprained ankle three weeks ago, can walk with brace, most bruising gone, but very painful persistent pins and needles on top of foot. Cause? Solution?

Have it evaluated.: An excessive amount of swelling or nerve injury could cause a numbness pins and needles sensation. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Bruise on top foot but no pain at all. What is this plzz help.

Bruise on top foot but no pain at all. What is this plzz help.

Clotting: It sounds like a bruise. If it does not go away, please see a doctor. ...Read more

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Hello, I have this weird bruise on my foot that appeared out of nowhere.?

Hello, I have this weird bruise on my foot that appeared out of nowhere.?

See below: Hard to say without more history and examination. May have hit it without noticing it. Possible that foot slid in or pressed against shoe in activity. Maybe a may be a small vein that broke in skin. If this fails to resolve or worsens, see Podiatrist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could get a bruise on my foot?

Can you tell me how I could get a bruise on my foot?

Injury: It is easy to have a bruise form from simple injury or hitting yourself on an object. ...Read more

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How do I heal is what I think is a bruise on my foot? My teen stood on it?

How do I heal is what I think is a bruise on my foot? My teen stood on it?

Read below: If this condition has been ongoing for over 3 days and getting progressively worse, make sure to see your podiatrist as you need to rule out a possible stress fracture. If the area only has discomfort, than try wrapping the foot with an elastic bandage and taking otc anti inflammatory medicine. ...Read more

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What can I do to exercise my right foot if I've just recovered from a bruise?

What can I do to exercise my right foot if I've just recovered from a bruise?

Read below: If the bruise and pain have completely dissipated, than with a proper supportive shoe, you should be able to return to exercise right away. If pain is present, than I would limit myself to a bike or elliptical machine. If still concerned, see your podiatrist. Good luck. ...Read more

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The outside of my left foot is very painful. Nothing showing on it such as bruise just very painful. What is your recommendation for this?

The outside of my left foot is very painful. Nothing showing on it such as bruise just very painful. What is your recommendation for this?

Consider stress Fx.: The outside of the foot can have pain for apparently no reason, especially in the early phases of a stress fracture involving the fifth metatarsal. If the pain has been going on for several weeks, an ordinary x-ray may show the healing. A bone scan may also be necessary. Rest, cast boot and elevation may be on the menu for you. ...Read more

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