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Toes red itchy and swollen on left foot from playing tennis. What's best home remedy for this?

Toes red itchy and swollen on left foot from playing tennis. What's best home remedy for this?

Ice and a topical: Antifungal but if no improvement see a foot doc.
I would make sure your sneakers are the correct size as well. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Swollen ball of foot?

What is the definition or description of: Swollen ball of foot?

Swollen ball of foot: Swelling on the bottom of the foot towards the front of the foot just before the toes begin.
Pain and swelling causes can be due to neuromas, capsulitis, plantar plate tear, and skin lesions such as warts. There are many other reasons why the bottom of the forefoot will swell.
should follow up with foot specialits if you have assocoiated pain.
Good luck ...Read more

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Swollen ball of foot. Just 1 side?

Swollen ball of foot. Just 1 side?

Doctor: Unless you had an injury to the one side you need to see a doctor to check it out. ...Read more

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11 yo daughter. Swollen ball of foot. Red and painful to lightest touch. Swelling progressing. Now the size of a large egg. No fever. No injury.

11 yo daughter. Swollen ball of foot. Red and painful to lightest touch. Swelling progressing. Now the size of a large egg. No fever. No injury.

Would recommend: Getting this checked at her doctor or the ER or an orthopedist. Sounds like it could be an infection; her doctor should be able to examine her and help her. ...Read more

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Ball of foot swollen after stepped on a pin, what to do?

Ball of foot swollen after stepped on a pin, what to do?

See a foot doc: Immediately, you may have an infection that requires antibiotic and or drainage. You also may need a tetanus shot... ...Read more

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What doctor to see for swollen toes and ball of foot?

What doctor to see for swollen toes and ball of foot?

A podiatrist: A podiatrist is a specialist trained in the care and treatment of foot and ankle conditions. ...Read more

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Swollen red painful ball of foot, hurts to step, or wear shoes. Can move around if rub it?

Swollen red painful ball of foot, hurts to step, or wear shoes. Can move around if rub it?

Possible neuroma: Most likely a pinched swollen nerve which is more common in women due to shoes and certain activities.. ...Read more

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Cannot walk barefoot or wear flat shoes. Ball of foot feels swollen but doesn't look swollen. Have to wear clogs?

Cannot walk barefoot or wear flat shoes. Ball of foot feels swollen but doesn't look swollen. Have to wear clogs?

Few possibilities: Including plantar fascitiis, stress fracture, plantar plate tear among some of the more common disorders. Advise a check up with a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Ball of foot swollen and tender between 3 & 4th toe. Slightly hard there. Tender to touch and walk on. Gradual onset of pain/swelling overnight.

Ball of foot swollen and tender between 3 & 4th toe. Slightly hard there. Tender to touch and walk on. Gradual onset of pain/swelling overnight.

Neuroma: The location and your symptoms alone are consistent with the Morton's neuroma. Look it up on the Internet. See your local area podiatrist for options. This is a very common nerve entrapment associated with fibrosis. Immediate relief will be with a cortisone injection. The sooner you do this, the more likely you are to respond. ...Read more

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A day after sexual intercourse realized my left labia majora was swollen like a ball. What could cause this? Any home remedy? Use heat pad? Its been 4dys.

A day after sexual intercourse realized my left labia majora was swollen like a ball. What could cause this? Any home remedy? Use heat pad? Its been 4dys.

Cyst: Could be a bartholin's gland cyst or infection - though the latter is really painful. Could also be an area that bled. You can try sitz bathes - sitting in a tub of warm water for 15+ minutes several times a day. If it's painful get seen. If it doesn't start getting smaller get seen. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for bad pain in ball of foot?

What is the best treatment for bad pain in ball of foot?

Cushioning: It could be a lot of different things, but try additional cushioning in your shoes first. If the problem persists, see a local podiatrist. ...Read more

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I have my foot swollen from gout, what is the most effective treatment for it?

I have my foot swollen from gout, what is the most effective treatment for it?

Anti-inflammatories: Acute gout is best treated with anti-inflammatory medications. Naproxyn, indomethacin, Ibuprofen and many other type drugs work well. Some physicians will use steroid drugs like prednisone. This all depends on your medical history and medicaitons you are on. Colchinine works very wee also but is an older treatment. All have side effects. Not all are comfortable using colchicine. ...Read more

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Foot stepped on with soccer cleats now its bruised and swollen. What is the best treatment?

Foot stepped on with soccer cleats now its bruised and swollen. What is the best treatment?

RICE: Rest, ice, elevation, and compression (ace wrap). Anti-inflammatory medication like advil (ibuprofen) can help. If pain persists see a foot specialist. ...Read more

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My 11yr daughter stepped wrong while getting of the car. The outer side of foot by pinky is swollen and brusied. What is a good remedy to relieve pain?

My 11yr daughter stepped wrong while getting of the car. The outer side of foot by pinky is swollen and brusied. What is a good remedy to relieve pain?

RICE, and...: She is also at risk for a fracture of her fifth metatarsal bone. This should probably be x-rayed in order to make sure it's just a sprain. ...Read more

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Lo was jumping and landed on outside of foot wrong. Its not too swollen and she can walk on it. But it hurts her a little to run&jump. Sprain? Remedy?

Lo was jumping and landed on outside of foot wrong. Its not too swollen and she can walk on it. But it hurts her a little to run&jump. Sprain? Remedy?

Apply ice: Apply ice and have her take it easy for a few days. If she is still having difficulty in a few days have a podiatrist examine her. ...Read more

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I fell and hurt my ankle, I have a very swollen foot and pain, I can't afford medical treatment, what should I do? I was walking and tripped and fell.

Unfortunately,: Unfortunately, with lots of pain and swelling after a fall, it's important to rule out a fracture. This can only be done with an exam and/or x-ray of the injured foot. Your doctor or an urgent care facility will likely be cheaper than going to the emergency room. I would give them a call to ask how much a visit and/or x-ray would cost. If your foot or ankle is broken, then taking care of it sooner rather than have it heal improperly later is the most economical way to go. ...Read more

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My ankle is sprained, I followed some treatment x 4 days, and I need to fly out tomorrow (2hr flight) my foot is swollen and veiny should I fly at all?

My ankle is sprained, I followed some treatment x 4 days, and I need to fly out tomorrow (2hr flight) my foot is swollen and veiny should I fly at all?

Flying isn't a: Contraindication. You can speak to your internist to see if they recommend Aspirin or the like. Elevation of the foot is also good if can be done. In flight excercising can be done. ...Read more

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Hit ankle now is swollen painful when walking and little toe and foot is cold what is wrong with it what treatment do I need?

Hit ankle now is swollen painful when walking and little toe and foot is cold what is wrong with it what treatment do I need?

Ankle: First you need to see a foot and ankle dr to get an x-ray to make sure there is no fracture and you should elevate it. Foot could be cold fot many reasos to many to mention here. ...Read more