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Foregn Object In Foot
I got prick from sharp object I don't know if its rusty or not but it did not bleed and has a red dot mark on my foot? Do I need to worry?
Monitor it: If there was no blood it probably did not penetrate. But if there are any changes see a specialist ...Read more
I most likely have damaged my r. Hamstring; while lowering a heavy object to feet level. Do these torn fibers repair themselves normally?
Tincture of time: Does wonders. Many professional athletes get similiar injuries. Often, they are on the disabled list and get daily physical therapy. Since, you are not a professional athlete, rest, ice or heat, possibly an ace bandage to help restrict motion can be helpful. If you have the time and resources physical therapy is recommended. ...Read more
Am I R footed if I basketball to shoot with my L hand? Becoz I bear weight w/ my R feet. But I used my R hand to hold object except for writing
Ans: It seems your right side is the stronger side but you can use both the left and right so you are moe ambidextrious ...Read more
I stepped on something sharp. I don't see blood but it stings. The object might be in my foot but the object is too small to see. What should I do?
You decide: You have likely picked up a small foreign body that is buried within the tough tissue of the foot. It could work itself out naturally over time but may also become infected, which would make its location easier to pinpoint. If the pain persists or you notice other related issues you will need to have it evaluated. ...Read more
Help with my small puncture wound? Earlier today (around 5+ hours ago) a small thorn-like object punctured the bottom of my toe, right at the bend. It bled for a couple minutes, and I made sure there was no remaining bits of the thorn in my foot, cleaned
Object piercing skin: A puncture wound is caused by an object piercing the skin and creating a hole such as from stepping on a nail. Such injuries can potentially be dangerous as one may develop tetanus, or a number of other types of deep infections. ...Read more
Dropped a heavy object on my foot about a month ago, still painful to move and touch. Have cracked a bone in this foot before. Could it be broken?
Have swelling in foot about a week after an object fell onto my middle of foot, it is sore at that spot.
Possible fracture: Please go to your local UC clinic or orthopedist. It is possible that you fractured a bone in your foot. You will need an x-ray. ...Read more
Cramps in feet and legs, active 46 yr old female, magnesium ok, also tend to drop light objects a lot, no diabetes?
I have livedo reticularis on palms (hands) and soles (feet), causing severe pain when standing or holding object in hand. What tests do I need?
General eval: By primary care. Then if indicated testing for clotting disorders like antiphospholipid antibodies and MTHFR mutation. ...Read more
I have been feeling pain in foot, back of my left knee recently, believed to have been caused by jumping from a moving object, what do u think?
Leg pain.: You might have pulled muscles or tendons of left leg. But without more information, I recommend you to get some evaluation to make sure it is not something else. ...Read more
Dropped heavy object on middle of foot and now noticing a hard lump. Little to no pain, no bruising. Broken? Could this heal on its own w/o cast/surgery?
Consider getting an: Xray of ur foot to rule out fracture. Follow with ur pcp for any concern. Take care! ...Read more
Object fell on foot 3 days ago. X-ray was clear. I have severe pain and swelling and bruising. I have a low grade fever now, possibly really broken?
Back pain right foot nerve pain, numbness in both feet, specially when bending moving object running, MRI is normal Is that common? Should I have x-ray?
I have nerve pain in my right foot when bending, doing some activities&when holding an object, plus a lower back pain, Lumbar MRI is normal. Sacrum MRI?
I would suggest a CT scan of the lumbar back. Your symptoms are still suggestive of an L4 radiculopathy.
MRI is better at seeing muscles not nerves. Ask the radiologist to suggest the best imaging test. Some CT scans use dye some do not. Your regular doctor can order the CT based on the radiologists input.
An Orthopedic spine specialist could offer better diagnostic/imaging next steps as well. ...Read more
Can hip pain be a symptom of herniated disc? I have l 3-4 disc protrusion (per mri) from lifting a heavy object. Initially I only had low back and hip pain. Over the period of 2 weeks I developed pain down my left leg and into the sole of my left foot.
Yes: A lumbar disc protrusion can definitely cause hip and leg pain. There are also many other potential causes including having a bad hip itself. A physical exam can usually determine the cause of your pain. Thank you for the question. ...Read more
Seec apodiatrist: You need to be concerned about breaking the toe bone or having created a hematoma ubder the naul. ...Read more
Most likely: It may or may not grow back thickened and the bond to the nail bed could possibly be weakened a bit. Time will tell. ...Read more
I had a heavy object dropped on the side of my ankle. Significant pain and swelling. Could it be broken?
An X-ray would tell: And should be taken, .Get a more detailed answer ›
I dropped a heavy object on my toe and it is swollen, I also can not walk or bend it. Is it broken?
Need an xray: In meantime ice itGet a more detailed answer ›
Is it possible at 5weeks pregnant to feel a ball-like object in your tummy when lying down on your stomach?
Not the uterus: At 5 weeks, the uterus is only slightly enlarged & you should not be able to feel the top edge until 12 weeks. Unless you have uterine masses (fibroids), multiples, or some other growth; your pregnancy should not be the reason. See your OB & have them check what you're feeling, it could be a small hernia, bowel distension, or a lipoma. Take care. ...Read more
A heavy object fell on my toe and there is a painful blood blister. What can I do to relieve pain or make the blister go away?
ICE: Place ice on area, rest, elevate and take nsaid. Blister will not go away, you injured yourself, so swelling is the bodies first response. If blister and pain increases, then seek medical care. If this is not an option, clean area with alochol, place a needle over a match for 60 seconds, then pop blister. Slowly drain blood, apply perioxide or alochol, apply a bacterial ointment and cover. ...Read more
Earlier, I dropped a heavy object on my big toe. I can not bend it, there is swelling, and I can't walk. Will I have to get a medical boot?
Evaluation: You need to be evaluated by a podiatrist for fracture and other injuries. They will likely take x-rays and perform a detailed examination to check for injury of nerves, joints, etc. They will then be able to prescribe the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I was walking and I felt like something went up my big toe...like I stepped on an object I did have a bunion removed in 2006 but I am not in pain?
What is the question: Is anything bothering you now?Get a more detailed answer ›
I have heel pain on the bottom after accidentally stepping on plastic object. No break in skin, no bleeding, color normal. Pain to put pressure on it.
Stone bruise: Sounds like bruising which should improve in a few weeks. If worsens or does not resolve by that time, please visit your primary care physician or podiatrist. If no allergy, liver or kidney disease, you may take Advil or Aleve (naproxen) to help with pain, and apply ice pack with skin protection of a towel. ...Read more