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Swollen foot after too much salt. Raise them to reduce swelling?

Swollen foot after too much salt. Raise them to reduce swelling?

Reduce the salt and: Keep them elevated that will help, you have to use some water bills, consult your 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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I helped a friend move and hurt my knee Not sure how dont remember doing it That was August 25 Extremely swollen stiff painful some days foot swelling?

I helped a friend move and hurt my knee Not sure how dont remember doing it That was August 25 Extremely swollen stiff painful some days foot swelling?

Be seen : If you have been having severe problems since August, I would be seen and probably get an MRI. It is likely you have an internal derangement if the knee like a meniscal tear. ...Read more

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My husband have his left foot swelling he said he felt like an insect bite last night.Google search said take ibuprofen, but how many times a day?

My husband have his left foot swelling he said he felt like an insect bite last night.Google search said take ibuprofen, but how many times a day?

Every 6 hours: The timing for Ibuprofen is every six hours as needed. However, this will help with pain and somewhat with the inflammation, if thee is still a lot of swelling or itching from the bite, diphenhydramine (Benadryl) may be a good additional medication to try. Cool compresses are also helpful. ...Read more

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Will walking on my swollen foot make it swell more?

Will walking on my swollen foot make it swell more?

yes: Until you find out the cause of the swelling is better to rest the foot, elevated. Swelling could be a symptom of a worse problem. ...Read more

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Got stung by a wasp on my lip. 2 hrs ago breathing is ok took Benadryl (diphenhydramine) but it's swollen bad took 2 Motrin too when well the swelling leave my face?

Got stung by a wasp on my lip. 2 hrs ago breathing is ok took Benadryl (diphenhydramine) but it's swollen bad took 2 Motrin too when well the swelling leave my  face?

I would ice area: As well. Also keep taking benedryl Will help keep things less swollen. It will take several hours for swelling to start to subside. But may take sig longer for things to completely go away. ...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?

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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Ibuprofen (Definition)

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more


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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