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Foot Bruising After Sprain
-R used interchangeably. They refer 2 injuries 2 mucles & ligaments. 3 degrees: 1=tweaked or hurts but no harm no foul, 2=damage 2 the structure with some bleeding & prolonged pain,but with ice, time , rest,& activity modification they heal over a few weeks,3=a complete disruption such as an ACL tear. If this happens in a muscle body, there's no repair available, painful, ...Read more
I hyper-extended my foot 2.5 weeks ago. Dr said it's sprained. It's still swollen, has a bump/bruise/pain and still limping some. Normal?
How long does swelling last with a sprain? Sprained foot 4 days ago. Swelling still the same and bruising beginning to show. Xrays were negative.
A while: I am not sure if you have compression applied to the sprain. If not you need it. Remember this with almost any injury RICE... Rest Ice Compress Elevate Usually this will take about 2-3 weeks to heal, but I would ask the doctor to apply at least ace wrap to your foot. See a podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I sprained my ankle/foot 3 weeks ago and i still get bad swelling, bruising and pain. What should I do?
I have a bruise and lump over the place where my foot and ankle connect on top. Is this just a sprain or something else?
My wife sprained her foot, someone laded on her heel with her toes tucked underneath..I think she hyperextended her arch. She has bruising and it still hurts. Day one she iced for four hours, day two and three she iced for an hour or so....It is day 4. Sh
I sprained my ankle and the whole foot is bruised purple color then 2 days after injury the bruise started having white round spots all inside
I recently sprained my ankle and its bruised along my foot and up the side of my leg, any tips on how to reduce the bruising as quickly as possible?
Home therapy needed: I have to assume there are no broken bones. If this is not 100% true then a medical evaluation is needed before you do anything. Otherwise, by utilizing hot and cold contrast bath's this will help the bruising. You can either use a tub or just hot towel or heating pad and cold pack. Start with the hot for 3-4 minutes and then immediately cold for 3-4 minutes. Repeat 4 times, twice daily. ...Read more
I sprained my ankle about two weeks ago and half of my foot is begining to just now bruise down to my toes. should I see a doctor or?
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
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