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What causes left hand and left foot to swell?

What causes left hand and left foot to swell?

There could be an: Obstruction or external compression of the venous and/or lymphatic circulation impairing the return flow of blood and lymph into the heart/ central circulation. It maybe a sign of tumor, blood clot, cellullitis etc take care! http://symptomchecker.Webmd.Com/multiple-symptoms?Symptoms=sudden-numbness-or-weakness-on-one-side-of-body%7cswelling&symptomids=225%7c5&locations=52%7c52. ...Read more

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What causes the top of my left foot to hurt?

What causes the top of my left foot to hurt?

Many possibilities.: Pain on the top of the foot could be caused by ill fitting shoe gear (Tight shoes). Arthritis, pressure on a superficial nerve. Sprain, strain, stress fracture. See a doctor and get an X-Ray if problem is worsening or persisting. ...Read more

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What causes swelling at the top of right hand and swellng in right lower leg ?

What causes swelling at the top of right hand and swellng in right lower leg ?

Swelling leg anhand: Swelling could be caused by a number of things. Was there any trauma? Could be hypertension dvt, heart disease, kidney failure. Elevate both above the heart to see if a reduction is noted. If not, discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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My left foot went numb. Only half of my left foot. The left side of my left foot. What could cause this?

My left foot went numb. Only half of my left foot. The left side of my left foot. What could cause this?

Numbness: numbness is most commonly caused by a nerve entrapment of inflammatory issue. Get an evaluation for your numbness. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Burning stinging pain down right shin into top of right foot with a tight/burning feeling in both calfs top of right foot is swollen/discolored cause?

Burning stinging pain down right shin into top of right foot with a tight/burning feeling in both calfs top of right foot is swollen/discolored cause?

Cause is hard to: Determine. Any history of injury to back? Seek out a neurologist who will need to run some tests and likely try some medications. Will need nerve conduction study at very least. How long ago was knee surgery? If recent then see dr. That performed the procedure. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my right foot and leg swelling?

What could be the cause of my right foot and leg swelling?

Could be: deep venous thrombophlebitis which can cause pulmonary emboli. You need to see a doctor immediately. ...Read more

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What causes pain and swelling in instep of foot?

What causes pain and swelling in instep of foot?

Possibilities: Sprain/strain, stress fracture, posterior tibial tendon tear or dysfunction or possibly and inflammatory condition such as gout. ...Read more

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Corner of right eye swollen. Possible causes?

Corner of right eye swollen. Possible causes?

It depends on...: If it is the corner near the nose it could be an infection or blockage of the lacrimal sac. This is most likely if you have tearing or marked pain. This should be evaluated asap. You could also have an infection called angular blepharitis or a blockage of a meibomian gland called a chalazion. If it persists you should see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What causes my swollen , hard, and painful gland on the left side of the groin?

A Hernia: If the swelling disappears when you lie down and massage it, it may be a hernia. May require simple surgery if painful. If not need to be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Cause of Pain in arch area of foot, top and bottom of foot ?

Wear and Tear.: Treating pain, especially in the foot, is always so much easier when the patient can actually put their finger tip on the exact spot of the pain. When the pain descriptions include "in the area of", then solving the problem needs more focus. A hands on exam would probably reveal a generalized arch pain consistent with the beginning of arthritis, ligament strain and tendonitis. Try supportive shoes ...Read more

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Unexplained swelling of lateral side of right ankle?

Unexplained swelling of  lateral side of right ankle?

Is there pain?: You could have an ankle sprain, you could have a tear in a peroneal tendon, or tenosynovitis of one. The could be excess fat tissue that you think is swelling. Knowing if there was pain and when it hurts would help. ...Read more

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What causes numbness of left foot middle toe? Is that from compartment problems?

Neuroma: It is possible to have the interdigital nerve be compressed in that area. This refers to a neuroma. The symptoms may cause pain, numbness and tingling in the toes. Try wearing wider shoes and otc supports. If symptoms persist seek medical care. ...Read more

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My left calf, ankle, and top of left foot are swollen, swelling rencedes overnight, my Docter says that is a result of a collapsed lymphatic system,?

My left calf, ankle, and top of left foot are swollen, swelling rencedes overnight, my Docter says that is a result of a collapsed lymphatic system,?

Possible.: Lymphatic insufficiency could certainly be one cause. Another could be venous insufficiency. Both systems are involved in draining fluid from the leg. It takes a experienced physician to determine if either one or both are responsible. Consult a qualified specialist to make the determination. ...Read more

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What causes swelling at the bottom of back of head it's swelled bad on left side of skull?

What causes swelling at the bottom of back of head it's swelled bad  on left side of skull?

Cyst or lymph node: Usually this is a sebaceous cyst or an enlarged lymph node. A medical exam is needed to tell. The cyst can be removed. An enlarged lymph node usually gets better with time but sometimes needs an antibiotic. ...Read more

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What causes pain in ball of feet?

What causes pain in ball of feet?

Capsulitis,fracture?: To give you a better answer i would need a little more information. If this is a sudden pain it could be a fracture. If this has been there for a while it could be a pinched nerve or a swelling around the joint called capsulitis. ...Read more

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Pain underside of foot and burning on underside of big toe left foot ?

Jogger's foot?: Entrapment of the medial plantar nerve in the longitudinal arch can cause burning heel pain, aching in the arch, and deficient sensation in the sole of the foot behind the great toe. Long distance valgus running may cause such a disorder in a jogger and the condition usually responds to conservative measures. See a sport medicine specialist. ...Read more

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Numb calf and toes on left side what causes this?

Numb calf and toes on left side what causes this?

Pinched nerve: Usually caused by a pinched nerve in the lumbar spine, sciatic nerve or just below the knee ...Read more

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My Brother has Emphysemia. His left foot is swollen. Could this be the cause?

My Brother has Emphysemia. His left foot is swollen. Could this be the cause?

Foot swelling: Emphysema is a chronic lung disease. It does not cause swelling of a foot, and foot swelling does not cause emphysema. ...Read more

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When my knee locked the side of my left foot is now swollen. When i heard it pop beck into place could it have caused damage to my foot?

When my knee locked the side of my left foot is now swollen.  When i heard it pop beck into place could it have caused damage to my foot?

If your foot is : Swollen and it swelled after a pop it would behoove you to have this checked out by podiatrist or orthopod to figure out the extent of injury. ...Read more

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I have a sudden onset of about 1.5" of very swollen vein on the top of my left foot - about the width of my pinkie. What could cause this? Concerned?

I have a sudden onset of about 1.5" of very swollen vein on the top of my left foot - about the width of my pinkie. What could cause this? Concerned?

Veins come and go: due to hydration status, the position you are holding your leg in, and a variety of other factors. The fact that one is standing out is of no particular significance. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Left Foot is More Swollen Than The Other.? 40wks . Should I Worry

Left Foot is More Swollen Than The Other.? 40wks . Should I Worry

No, call dr.: Best to call your OB-Gyn answering service and meet at the hospital, if he or she thinks it might be a deep venous thrombosis or clot. Never need to worry, right? ...Read more

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I have a swollen circle on my left foot for weeks. I feel a few seconds pain when I rotate or stretch it. Tried ice but worked only temporary. ?

I have a swollen circle on my left foot for weeks. I feel a few seconds pain when I rotate or stretch it. Tried ice but worked only temporary. ?

See physician: Your description sounds like a fungus infection of the skin of that foot. See your physician, who can confirm if this is the correct diagnosis and recommend therapy. ...Read more

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Why is my left foot swollen on the outside? Should I put on or take off shoes?

Why is my left foot swollen on the outside? Should I put on or take off shoes?

More info needed: To receive an answer that will be more helpful, you need to give more information...Your health status, any problems such as gout, diabetes or blood pressure concerns. You should state how long it has been a problem and what you do to make it feel better. Also tells us what it looks like. Is it discolored, swollen or point tender. The more you tell the better the answer. ...Read more

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What is the disorder specific symptom, such as: a painful left foot & swollen ankle?

MORE INFORMATION: More information is needed from you, answering my questions, to then arrive at a diagnosis. Sincerely, Dr. Latva ...Read more

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Should i be concerned if my left foot/ankle is swollen. Why would only one of my ankles swell?

Should i be concerned if my left foot/ankle is swollen. Why would only one of my ankles swell?

Yes: Swelling and or pain is always a concern. It could be due to trauma or poor circulation. See a doctor. ...Read more

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I keep waking up with the bottom of my left foot swollen and in pain and throughout the day the pain eases up, any ideas in what it might be?

I keep waking up with the bottom of my left foot swollen and in pain and throughout the day the pain eases up, any ideas in what it might be?

Possibly: plantar fasciitis inflammation of the membranes covering the bottom of the foot could also be an atypical gout presentation. I suggest a podiatry consultation/evaluation. and comfortable cross trainers. ...Read more

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Fell 1 step sideways on left foot. I limp when walk, it's swollen n a small circle on the side but not noticeable. Is it broke, sprained, how to cure?

Fell 1 step sideways on left foot. I limp when walk, it's swollen n a small circle on the side but not noticeable. Is it broke, sprained, how to cure?

Get it checked out: There are so many structures on the side of the foot/ankle, it is hard to say without exam. I would recommend going to see a podiatrist--they will take an x ray to determine if it is a fracture vs. a soft tissue injury. In the meantime, start RICE therapy (rest, ice for 20 minutes at a time, compression with an ace wrap, and elevation). Since you are pregnant, do not take meds such as advil (ibuprofen). ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a swollen left foot after a ACL repair?

Is it normal to have a swollen left foot after a ACL repair?

Possibly: Assuming that surgery was performed on your left knee, it is not unusual to have dependent swelling in the same limb. Inform your surgeon. ...Read more

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I am 17 years old and my feet get swollen sometimes, my left foot is more swollen than my right foot. ?

I am 17 years old and my feet get swollen sometimes, my left foot is more swollen than my right foot. ?

Sometimes???????: It is completely normal for feet to swell occasionally for many different reasons. At 17 years of age, however, the list of reasons is a lot shorter as compared to an older person. If this swelling phenomena is increasing in either intensity, duration or occurrences, then a thorough evaluation and history needs to be done. ...Read more

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2 days pain in left foot. Feel sort of ball under toes no injury at all. Can't bend toes tingling, burnWorse upon standing and is swollen

Plantar pain: May be Morton's neuroma or wart. For wart can try duct tape over the wart and over 7-10 days it should resolve. For Morton's neuroma may need injection . f/u w/podiatry or orthopedics http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00158 ...Read more