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How should I get rid of foot or ankle swelling from psoriasis?

How should I get rid of foot or ankle swelling from psoriasis?

Elevation of feet/le: Elevation of feet and lower legs on pillows, especially at night while asleep, then applying support hose before getting out of bed in am, to prevent swelling during the day. ...Read more

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

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


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What is the best way to get rid of feet and ankle swelling from edema?

What is the best way to get rid of feet and ankle swelling from edema?

Elevation: While at rest, compression while ambulating, restricting salt from your diet and consideration of a diuretic by your internist. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of minor swelling and bruising in foot in two days?

What do I do to get rid of minor swelling and bruising in foot in two days?

Ankle Sprain: It may heal on its own with rest, ice, compression and elevation and a gradual return to your normal activities. However, a period of time in a boot or use of crutches may be necessary depending on the severity. A physical exam by an orthopedic physician will better be able to determine your appropriate course of treatment. Hope this helps and good luck! ...Read more

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I'm 28. Had ankle surgery 3 wks ago. My foot & toes get swollen. When swelling goes down, toes look wrinkled. How do I get rid of wrinkles? Permanent?

I'm 28. Had ankle surgery 3 wks ago. My foot & toes get swollen. When swelling goes down, toes look wrinkled. How do I get rid of wrinkles? Permanent?

Postop swelling: Swelling of the soft tissues after surgery is normal. The swelling can be minimized by limitation of activities, avoidance of overhydration, elevation of the affected extremity, and a compression stocking. Swelling is usually the best upon arising in the morning, and worse at the end of the day. Once the swelling has resolved, the toes will return to a normal appearance. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of fungus on my feet?

How can I get rid of fungus on my feet?

Apply antifungal : Agent. Sometimes you might need to make sure that you are not recontaminating from your shoes and so you might have to purchase something to ensure your shoes are fungal free. But, try the antifungal creams first readily available at the pharmacy. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of bad circulation in my feet?

How can I get rid of bad circulation in my feet?

Consult specialist: Sometimes walking and exercise is helpful in increating bloodflow and allowing for more blood vessels to form. Your doctor may prescribe medication to help blood flow more easily. Sometimes surgery is necessary. A vascular specialist will examine you, provide testing to determine severity of problem and treatment options. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of these bubbles on my feet an two bubbles are starting to form on the bottom of my foot?

How can I get rid of these bubbles on my feet an two bubbles are starting to form on the bottom of my foot?

?blistering: These may be blisters from ill fitting shoes or prolonged standing,walking on hard surfaces. Change to comfortable padded footwear. See a podiatrist if bubbles continue to form. ...Read more

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I hav a corn at the bottom of both my feet. It is increasing and has got dried up. If a stone comes under my feet it pains. How can I get rid of it?

I hav a corn at the bottom of both my feet. It is increasing and has got dried up. If a stone comes under my feet it pains. How can I get rid of it?

Corn/Callus: A foot doctor can remove the painful corn. He can then determine what is causing the corn to develop and hopefully come up with a plan to prevent it from returning in the future. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of spider veins on my feet? I'm only 18.

How can I get rid of spider veins on my feet? I'm only 18.

Couple: Try wearing compression stockings. See a vascular doctor who can easily get rid of the spider veins by laser ...Read more