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How to get rid of a dry, itchy, swollen, bubbly foot rash?

How to get rid of a dry, itchy, swollen, bubbly foot rash?

Depends: There can be many causes of what you are describing from a type of eczema to a foot fungus. It is important to determine the diagnosis to formulate a treatment plan. This i'd best done itch a clinical exam.

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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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.

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Red/purple rash on foot on holiday, not itchy but very tingly, rash has burning sensation in sun, entire foot swelling to large size nochange in4 days?

Red/purple rash on foot on holiday, not itchy but very tingly, rash has burning sensation in sun, entire foot swelling to large size nochange in4 days?

Med eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed.

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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.

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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.

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Can a dr drain fluid off a swollen foot?

Can a dr drain fluid off a swollen foot?

Depends: On what is causing the fluid and size of joint. Cyst, abscess gout etc can be drained but general swelling no. Elevation and compression are your best bet.

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Will walking on my swollen foot make it swell more?

Will walking on my swollen foot make it swell more?

yes: Until you find out the cause of the swelling is better to rest the foot, elevated. Swelling could be a symptom of a worse problem.

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Any over-the-counter help for someone with swollen foot?

Any over-the-counter help for someone with swollen foot?

Depends on reason: A swollen foot could be due to bad veins, injury, infection, airplane flight or long trip, blood clot, heart failure, or a number of other different causes. If simply swollen due to a sprain, resting the foot, raising the foot, applying ice, and wrapping with a bandage can help. If reason unknown, best to be evaluated.

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What does swollen itchy painful hands and feet come from?

What does swollen itchy painful hands and feet come from?

Possible fungus: Yeast, dermatitis, many things can cause these symptoms. See your dermatologist.

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Swollen foot and really bad pain! What do you suggest I take?

Swollen foot and really bad pain! What do you suggest I take?

I suggest you: See your doctor. I know you may want to just swallow a pill, but why do you have what you have is more important right now. Then and only then, can a correct treatment plan be made. Please call your doctor today.

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Tablet called diclofenic, is it normally given for swollen foot?

Tablet called diclofenic, is it normally given for swollen foot?

Its an NSAID: Or antiinflammatory. It depemds why your feet are swollen. If you have venous insufficency and that's why your feet are swollen I don;t believe the antiinflammatory will do much.....

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Why does one have a swollen foot after union surgery and what can be done about it?

Swelling: You don't mention when the surgery took place or the site in the foot. Swelling is normal but should diminish over time. See your surgeon for assistance

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2 year old has red slightly swollen itchy palms, no other symptoms nothing on her feet. Only her palms?

2 year old has red slightly swollen itchy palms, no other symptoms nothing on her feet. Only her palms?

Red palms: Could be contact dermatitis check to see what her hands touch or the toys she plays with check if there is peeling if so she definatly needs to be checked

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Tonighti suddenly got a swollen spot on the bottom of my foot just below the ball of my foot. It was kinda itchy at first but hurts. Its soft & redish?

Tonighti suddenly got a swollen spot on the bottom of my foot just below the ball of my foot. It was kinda itchy at first but hurts. Its soft & redish?

Possible infection: There could be a foreign body in your foot with associated early infection. I would recommend that you have it examined by a physician, in case antibiotics are warranted.

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Why are my feet swollen and itchy?

Why are my feet swollen and itchy?

See details: There are several possible causes. You should have a doctor evaluate the issue and then you will know.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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