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Foot Pad Swelling
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
I'm experiencing a swelling under my right foot, as if a pad is added under the foot, with no pain, what could be the cause?
Swelling: Depending on were the swelling is located. You might just have a type of overuse injury. When this occurs it can be normal to have increased swelling/edema to the portion of your foot that might have the pathology. If you can elevate your foot, use ice, and nsaids with food to help decrease the swelling. If the swelling persists with pain ask for a podiatry referral. ...Read more
For 2 days I have had sharp pain - left (ball of foot?) large pad behind big toe. No visible swelling. Painful walk/stand. What possible causes?
Got stray cat scratch on foot it bled. Cleaned with piodine alcohol pad got tetnus inj also. No swelling or anything do I need anymore treatment or dr?
Sharp pain at middle front (pad) part of left foot when walking. Skin normal no swelling or color and can't trigger the pain with my hand.
Is a possibility. It is possible you can't trigger the feeling with your hand because you may not be familiar with the correct location to cause the trigger.
If you pinch the foot from top to bottom between the 3rd and 4th "knuckles" (metatarsal heads) does it hurt then?
Alternatively, you can squeeze the entire forefoot and put pressure inthe same location. A neuroma would be my first guess. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: Swelling can be caused by many things (liver, kidney, heart diseases, and blood clots are the serious ones). Everyday, reversible non-serious causes are meds (motrin and similar, calcium blockers, hormones). If you don't have a health threatening condition, limiting salt intake (sodium) and keeping your feet elevated will help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends...: It all depends on what is the reason why you are having swelling. If you don't suffer of any illness a very common reason is what is called dependent edema if you stand up or are on your feet for a long time during the day. In that case elevation of your feet for 20-30 minutes can help. Also if you consume a lot of salt or sodium that can cause it so try to go low on that in your diet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on cause: General swelling of the lower extremity can be lessened by wearing support or surgical stockings. Elevation when ever possible also can lessen it. But needs to be evaluated by doc as to the why. Swelling can be caused by problems with your heart, circulation, high blood pressure, diet, kidney or liver trouble to name a few causes. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Elevation/compressio: First you need to find out the cause of the swelling. There are several possibilities ranging from leakiy valves in veins of legs, to lymphedema or congestive heart failure. See a doctor. Elevating feet and legs often works temporarily in simple cases. Elastic stockings are the best way to keep swelling down assummming there are no serious causes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer