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Epsom Salt For Swollen Sprained Wrist
A sprain is a medical term that describes an injury to soft tissue structures in the area. Common examples are a lumbar sprain, in which you might injure muscles in your back; or an ankle sprain in which you could injure ligaments about the ankle. Sprains can be from mild to severe, and so ...Read more
Have knee, ankle & tendon swelling due to Ankylosing Spondylitis , will soaking it in Epsom salt and cold water help?
Unlikely: The treatment of your ankylosing spondylitis should include anti-inflammatory medication!!! This should also be sufficient to treat your ankle/tendon swelling unless something ELSE is going on (eg GOUT can be worsened by some anti-inflammatory medications) Consult with your Rheumatologist! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Rolled ankle outward top of foot sore and toes neg swelling no bruise whole foot sore? What to watch for
Bottom heel pain . Especially in am . No swelling bruising . Heat ice rest epsom salt , ib profen have not been successful . Pain for six months.
Have it evaluated: Heel pain is most often caused by plantar fasciitis, a condition that is sometimes also called heel spur syndrome when a spur is present. Heel pain may also be due to other causes, such as, infection, tendonitis, arthritis, stress fracture, nerve irritation, retained foreign body, bone tumor, or a cyst. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Fell, twisted ankle+injured knee. Knee is painful, swollen, non-weight bearing. Iced, wrapped, and elevated. No med insurance. Is a doc visit needed?
Foot pain, started with Achilles tendon and now foot is swollen, hurts to bear weight and heel and arch of foot hurt, ankle area no longer hurts. ?
Stretches do help: A fellow sufferer here, as well as several MDs in our practice. The stretches on the link below do help, you will see progressive improvement. We all had a great deal of success with them. In fact I used to have relapses until I got religious about doing these. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/plantar-fasciitis/multimedia/foot-stretches-to-prevent-plantar-fasciitis/img-2000823 ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Insect bite on ankle 2 days ago. Foot and ankle is still very swollen and throbs. Painful to walk on.taken antihistamines and iced it. No difference. ?
Ankle swollen (recent ACL surgery). Dr says it's normal. But foot is also freezing cold. Exercise is limited atm, will warm water worsen swelling?
Stubbed toe, 3 days later it's swollen, bruised &hurts to walk on. Also lots of pressure in foot & ankle. Normal X-ray. Possible hairline fracture?
Swollen ankle and foot redness around ankle (forgot to state in last question ). If it is sprain pretty bad would a walking boot work to help heal it?
My sprained ankle was stablizing. Podiatristat had to tape my feet for other reasons. Clip 1 corner of tape, sticks very hard. Put ice on it?
I'm not sure : I understand your question, but ice is good after a sprained ankle. ...Read more
Swollen left foot thought it was salt intake but noticed athletes foot can one foot be swollen due to salt intake or could it b my athlete foot , nopain?
Had outer ankle sprain 20 days back. x rayed ankle, its a ligament sprain.now able to walk mostly no pain but swelling persists on inner & outer ankle?
Ankle sprain.: It sounds like your ankle is healing up nicely. The swelling might just be residual and may very well continue to recede with more time. If at six weeks total you still have difficulties with the ankle, you might need another evaluation and perhaps an MRI scan. See how it goes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer