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Foot Ankle Swollen
Tib fib fix on 10Dec. Surgery with plate and screws. Now hav ‘permanent’ bruise under the plate and shooting burns from time to time. Entire foot & ankle swollen.
A couple times I noticed my L. foot/ankle swollen near end of day, R. not swollen. No pain, some tingle, gone next day. 25+ wks pregnant. Is this ok?
? Normal: Foot and ankle swelling is usually normal during pregnancy but if it is in one leg, it is necessary to make sure you don,t have DVT(deep vein thrombosis). The fact that it resolves the next day makes this more likely to be a venous problem. avoid prolonged standing,keep feet elevated at rest. Massage may help as well but make sure your OB is informed of this ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
More Information: Without more information it is difficult to determine if there might be something more going on. It is important to know whether you had a injury and what type, what treatment you have had, and what diagnostic studies have been performed in order to gather a more clear picture. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 2 yr daughters foot( ankle) is swollen on one side. It has happened before also. What could it be? An insect bite or something to do with blood?
My left foot/ankle gets swollen. I sprained it about 3yrs ago and it has not been back to normal. I have done ex-rays many times and it shows no clot.
Orthopaedics: Don't worry you'll be okay. You should see an Orthopaedic Surgeon who specializes in foot and ankle. You may or may not have torn some ligaments in your ankle, if you have trauma history and instability or pain there could even be an undetected fracture. A full history and exam is needed because if you have unilateral leg swelling DVT or other diagnoses need to be considered . Good luck. ...Read more
Kicked a fallen palm branch & was stabbed in shin with thorn. Foot & ankle are swollen w/ limited mobility. Redness near wound. Advice?
When i fall asleep my left foot hangs off the bed & i wake up with a swollen foot every day! both my foot & ankle stay swollen because of how i sleep?
Swollen foot: When your foot hangs over the bed like that blood is pooling in the foot and having a tough time getting out as it should. As you are not wallking during the night the pumping action of the muscles is not there. Do your best to not hang you foot over off the bed . Good luck ! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mom had chf, died @ 87. My left foot/ankle stays swollen for past 2 yrs to varying degrees. I'm 52, male, 40 lbs overweight w/hbp. Think I have chf?
Right foot and ankle been swollen for a few days..Why tingling sensation no pain but getting intolerable
My foot and ankle are swollen because I missed the vain when I was shooting ice. What can I soak it in to help it???
PT after bones heal: Make sure your broken bones are healed. Then, start pt rehab asap. ...Read more
Broken ganglionic cyst on ankle foot swollen no pain what should i dobroken ganglionic cyst on ankle foot swollen no pain what to do?
I have pain on the top of my right foot, ( i'm guessing tendonitis) my foot and ankle are swollen. What is best to treat it?
Try orthotics: Go to a good running shoe store in your area and try some powersteps or order them online. A frequent cause of dorsal foot pain is the collapse of the joint as time goes by. This is a step you can try yourself before you see a foot doc. If that doesn't work, go see a podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Two spider bites, I think, near my ankle. Foot and ankle pretty swollen for a 24+ hrs now. Feels tight walking. What homecare and how long?
I have a severe inversion ankle injury but now noticing bad pain on the top of my foot my foot and ankle very swollen.. Should i be worried?
Apart from X-ray what r obvious signs of fractured ankle/foot it's swollen can walk but painful to swells more wen i do?
Difficult to tell: Clinically, it is difficult to differentiate an ankle fracture from a bad sprain. A rule of thumb generally used is that if you can bear weight or walk, it is less likely you have a fracture. If you have continued pain it is best to see a physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer