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How can I make the swelling in my foot tattoo go away?

How can I make the swelling in my foot tattoo go away?

See a physician: If you are still having swelling after a tattoo, it would be wise to have a physician examine the area to ensure that there are no signs of infection. ...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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How long does it take for the swelling to go down on a foot tattoo?

How long does it take for the swelling to go down on a foot tattoo?

Less than a week : There is not much soft tissue so it is more sensitive on the foot. It depends how deep they went and if they ushered black ink because black ink penetrates deeper and uses a different needle so swells and hurts more. If only colored ink most of the swelling gone3 days but still sore. ...Read more

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I fell on my knee 3 weeks ago. Swelling and bruising all down my leg.. Now 3 weeks later my foot and ankle are very swollen?

Elevaate that foot: above heart on bed or sofa to drain it, can use ice pack over a sock too for 30 min of every hour , but if pain and swelling persist need xray or bone scan to see if hairline fracture ...Read more

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How can I make the swelling in my foot to go away?

How can I make the swelling in my foot to go away?

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 more

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My right foot has swelling around the ankle that won't go away when i last sprained it. What can I do?

My right foot has swelling around the ankle that won't go away when i last sprained it. What can I do?

Ankle sprain: You need to wear some type of compression sock to help decrease the swelling in the area and to stabilize your ankle. If the swelling does not decrease over time, you need to see a podiatrist for futher evaluation. ...Read more

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How long will it take for the swelling on my foot to go away after bieng stung by a bee (the tip of the stinger may still be in my foot)?

How long will it take for the swelling on my foot to go away after bieng stung by a bee (the tip of the stinger may still be in my foot)?

Stinger should B -: -taken out. Some bees that leave their stinger, it remains functional & pumps more venom into Ur foot 4 a while. Ice and benadryl (diphenhydramine) is best as long as U have no allergies 2 bees. It will go away. There is a lot of room 4 swelling in the foot, especially on top. If its been more than an hour or so the stinger is no longer active, a good tweezers will allow U 2 get it out. It will eventually fall out. ...Read more

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Swelling in feet and ankles 16 months after having a c section. When will this go away?

Swelling in feet and ankles 16 months after having a c section. When will this go away?

Reasons: To address the swelling, you may have to address the actual cause of the swelling. There may be reasons regarding your blood pressure or excess weight gain or other medical changes to your body that may be causing your feet and ankles to swell and may not be directly related to pathology in your foot and ankles. ...Read more

Tattoos (Definition)

Tattoos on your breasts, or elsewhere, will not have any effect on your pregnancy or on breastfeeding your new baby. It may not be a good idea to get a new tattoo during pregnancy or while breastfeeding, because of the small risk of infection from the small breaks in the skin that ...Read more