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How To Reduce Swelling In The Foot
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
See you physician: At any age, swelling is never good, but at a young age of 41, you need to pro-actively address this problem. Dr. Schleimer lists some very good suggestions, but other areas may also need to be addressed including possible weight loss (if necessary), starting a good consistent exercise program, possible use of support stockings. See you physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swelling: First , you have to determine the cause of the swelling . Then you can create a treatment plan. See you family doc or vascular doc for assistance ...Read more
Depends: In your ear or external ear? If from trauma or ear lobe cyst or infection, icing would help, but treating the source of the problem is the best and quickest route to recovery. If internal ear, think of viral or bacterial pathogen: your md can best diagnose these and appropriately treat. Good luck! ...Read more
Combo treatment. : If you have plantar fasciitis, and hurt most with the first few steps in the morning, the more you can do together, the better: #1: supportive shoes. #2: firm inserts or orthotics. #3: oral antiinflammatories (check with your doctor). #4: stretching your foot and calf. #5: icing (10 min at a time). You may also need physical therapy or cortisone injections, or eswt if available in your area. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Orthotics: Sounds like you need an orthotic for better foot support. ...Read more
Ice and exercise: Most anterior knee pain is due to a imbalance in muscle strength in the quads plus a few other factors. Apply ice after exercise and start working on quad and hamstring stretching and strengthening. Try to focus on building strength in the medial quads while stretching the it band complex. Check google for it band stretches and vastus medialis exercises. Too much to cover here. ...Read more
To see what we can do about the swelling in the foot and ankle after cellulitis? What works best to help swelling go away?
To heal a heel.: From your wording, I don't know if it is the pain in one foot or pain in the heels of both feet. Either way, as long as it is not the result of an obvious injury, in which case, you need to get to a doctor, try resting. Try not to do any unnecessary walking or standing. Applying ice may help early on. You may need to seek a specialist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more
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