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How does one treat a swollen foot?

How does one  treat a swollen foot?

Swollen foot: As stated , see your podiatrist and get it evaluated and or x rays and then discuss treatments . The cause of the swelling needs to be determined first . ...Read more

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Swollen Foot (Definition)

Just means fluid is collecting in the tissues. When only 1 foot is swollen, it usually means the cause is local (something going on with in the foot), but if both feet are swollen, it usually means your body is retaining fluid, and the only reason it's showing up in the feet is that gravity thing. If you stood on your head all day, ...Read more


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How to treat a swollen and scraped foot. I was on a moving truck but then i slipped and was dragged on cement. I thought i only had scrapes but now it hurts to move my knees and my foot. My foots a bit swollen in my opinion. My right foot has a scrape and

How to treat a swollen and scraped foot. I was on a moving truck but then i slipped and was dragged on cement. I thought i only had scrapes but now it hurts to move my knees and my foot. My foots a bit swollen in my opinion. My right foot has a scrape and

Hello, : Hello, it sounds like you might have both contusions and abrasions. I suggest elevating your feet and applying ice to help wtih possible swelling. Please clean the scrapes out very well and consider use of antibiotic ointment. Sterile bandages or dressings would also be helpful. If the wounds become hot, red, have drainage, or there is red streaking of fever, then you likely have an infection. From the way this injury is described there sounds like potential for some nasty stuff to have entered your skin - so you should check your tetanus status as you may need a tetanus shot. ...Read more

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Best way to treat a swollen foot from stepping on nail?

Best way to treat a swollen foot from stepping on nail?

Get it checked!: Wash the injured area with soap and water and apply a topical antibiotic ointment. Then you should call your podiatrist. An x-ray is needed to see if there is any injury to bone and to make sure it is not infected. You also need to consider a tetanus shot if yours are not up to date. ...Read more

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What should I do about my swollen foot? To treat it with something. What should I do?

What should I do about my swollen foot? To treat it with something. What should I do?

Swollen: The first right thing to do is to determine the cause of the swelling. For that you need to see your podiatrist. If it's from another area of the body the appropriate referral can be made. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat an infected burn injury on a swollen foot of a 4yr old boy?

What is the best way to treat an infected burn injury on a swollen foot of a 4yr old boy?

Burn: Seek medical assistance right away . Burns are nothing to medicate at home - seek an emergency appointment with your podiatrist or head for an emergency room without delay. ...Read more

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Can I die from swollen foot if I ignore it?

Can I die from swollen foot if I ignore it?

Probably not: You will probably not die from a swollen foot but you coulc die from the causes. See a doctor. ...Read more

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What's the cure for a swollen foot?

What's the cure for a swollen foot?

Swollen foot: The first right thing to do is determine the cause of the swelling. Then the appropriate treatment can be administered . ...Read more

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What to do about my swollen foot?

What to do about my swollen foot?

Lots of things: There are many causes of swelling (edema) of just one of your feet. They include: injuries such as fracture or sprain, inflammatory conditions like gout or arthritis, infections, injury from a puncture or splinter, a blood clot or a tumor. Sometimes swelling comes from damage to the circulation from an injury to the knee or groin. This often follows knee or hip replacement surgery. See your pcp. ...Read more

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What can I do for a swollen foot?

What can I do for a swollen foot?

Swollen foot: As already stated the rest ice compression elevation are all good, but you need to determine the cause of the swelling for proper and effective relief . See your podiatrist for an evaluation . ...Read more

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What can I do about my swollen foot?

Depends : On why they are swollen. You can elevate them, but the key is finding out why they are swollen. Is this all of a sudden? Any varicose veins? On any medication? More info is needed, i think it would be prudent however, to let your internist know of this finding. ...Read more

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