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Could Swelling In My Left Foot Be A Symptom Of A Torn Ligament
Ligaments are defined as collagenn tissue structures that connect bones in and around joints. A classic example is the anterior cruciate ligament of the knee that provides stability o the bones of the knee joint and specifically connects the femur to the tibia. A torn ligament is simply any disruption ...Read more
I hurt my ankle 9 weeks ago, pain swelling. Doc said torn ligament put in air cast for 6 weeks. took off, swells immediately and more pain. What's nex?
PT or MRI: The ankle sprain that does not improve often either needs physical therapy or an MRI. PT helps reduce pain, improve motion, strength and function. MRI can uncover all the sources of pain, and at times, changes the treatment options. If I can be of further assistance, then join my care team and virtual practice: www.healthtap.com/dr-ClarkeHolmes ...Read more
Sprained ankle 4 days ago diagnosed with right lateral ligament tear. Under bandage over ankle and top of foot a little numb. Severe swelling. Is ok?
Fibula break with ligament tear. Pain with severe swelling and bruising. Now ankle and top off foot numb. Is this from swelling?
Fibula break with li: Yes, the nerves are compressed because of the swelling and the foot can become numb. Get off your foot, elevate it, use crutches so that there is no weight on this foot asap and get treated either with a soft cast for a few days than a hard cast or surgery, let your orthopedist decide depending on the x-rays either way you should not put any weight on this limb or you can dislocate the fracture. ...Read more
CRPS left foot, stress fx, ORIF- redness, pain, sensitivity, swelling. Right foot swelling sometimes- no other symptoms. CRPS spreading?
Be checked by your..: Online inquiry and "guessing" at this time would not realistically help answer your concern. The best thing to do is to timely ask your treating doctor who knows more & better about your individual local and systemic conditions than anyone online. How to get all related things for good medical care done correctly? Follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more
I have stomach bloating and left foot swelling from 4 months. abdonimal scann was normal. could you please tell me the reason for this..
Not sure related: Abdominal bloating has many causes, and can't be fully addressed here. Depends on location, timing with food, if localized or all over, what makes it better and worse, if it's associated with pain -- and a doctor should discuss this with you. Gallbladder problems are most common. Left foot swelling can also be from various things, but a blood clot is most dangerous. Please see a doctor! Luck! ...Read more
Usually: When only one foot is swollen, it's an indication of something wrong with the foot, ankle or lower leg that's swollen. Blood pressure can lead to swelling if untreated, but usually in both feet, not one. Being overweight can make treating whatever is wrong more difficult, but it's not the cause of swelling. I suggest you either consult with your pmd or see a dpm about the swelling. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Left foot swelling off and on, leg aches as if circulation is restricted. Worse after physical activity. Past 4-5 weeks. Could this be a blood clot?
I have shoulder's torn ligament grade 2 , a little pain with no swelling with grinding sound.I cannot do sports anymore?what about the grinding sound
See an orthopedist: Since you say you have a grade 2 sprain, I assume you have been seen for this problem, Most grade 2 sprains will heal with full function, but it takes months. You can get grinding from swollen tendons and muscles or rough cartilage surfaces. It is impossible to say which it is without doing an exam. ...Read more
Depends on which one: Is it, how badly is it torn. Generally it'll take about 8-12 weeks. Discuss it with your surgeon, as he can provide you with precise information. ...Read more
It would be better: If you specified which ligament. One of the reasons for a delay in improvement is the fact we walk on feet and use them when walking. This may cause delayed healing. There is a possibility of an occult or hidden injury as well. ...Read more
What can be reasons for top of foot to not heal after 3 surgeries for torn ligament? Bumps on bottom of foot that itch. Dr suggests another surgery...
I just got a steroid injection for a torn ligament. Today I can't put all of my weight on my foot without getting sever pain in the front and my heel.
I just got a steroid injection for a torn ligament. Today I can't put all of my weight on my foot and I get severe pain in the front and my heel.
What ligament: Was torn? How do you know it was torn? Injections have some good and some bad associated with them, without getting into that immobilization or a period of non weight bearing MIT be smart if a ligament is torn, continued walking will not give it a chance to heal even if it was injected. Ice region of pain. ...Read more
I have a torn ligament in my foot on top of the ankle joint. How should I walk? Do i bend the ankle or keep it straight while taking a step?
Shouldn't be walking: If you have a torn ligament then your foot should be in a brace or a cast until you are seen by an orthopedic surgeon. Keep the foot at a 90 degree angle constantly gives it a better chance of holding together and healing. This cannot be accomplished without some external structure. ...Read more
Tripped down stairs and foot rolled in about 2 months ago.Saw a doc said sprain-torn ligament, no x-rays. In pain when i wear heels, is this normal?
Have it evaluated: Twisting ones’ ankle can lead to a sprained ankle. Often times, this may result in ligament or tendon injuries which may lead to ankle bruising, swelling, pain, and possibly instability. An x-ray of the foot and ankle will be able to assist in differentiating a sprain form a fracture. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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