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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. ...Read more

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. ...Read more

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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. ...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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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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..... ...Read more

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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 ...Read more

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I am experiencing foot pain. The following also describes me: Swollen foot. What should I do?

I am experiencing foot pain. The following also describes me: Swollen foot. What should I do?

See your doctor: See your doctor for an exam. Impossible to say without more details or a picture... ...Read more

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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 ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...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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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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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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What can I do about this swollen foot?

What can I do about this swollen foot?

See a podiatrist: A podiatrist is a specialist trained in the care and treatment of foot and ankle conditions. There may be a stress fracture, but there isn't enough information to really make a strong recommendation. ...Read more

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What can I do to help my swollen foot?

What can I do to help my swollen foot?

Swollen foot: The first right thing to do is to determine the cause of the swelling. See your podiatrist for help with this. As this could be from other disease states, the appropriate referral can be made. ...Read more

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How can I make a swollen foot go away?

How can I make a swollen foot go away?

Depends: Depends on the cause: without knowing, elevation is a good idea, ice is good except in cases of gout. Is it painful? Was there trauma? Can it be broken? Stress fracture? Do you have varicose ties in the leg? Ace bandage or compressive wrap can be helpful too but again, part of recommending a treatment is based on finding out the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is swollen foot a sign of some disease?

Is swollen foot a sign of some disease?

Swollen foot: It could be and it could be an injury or a stress fracture high blood pressure, heart disease etc as mentioned. Seek medical evaluation for the proper diagnosis first. ...Read more

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What do you recommend for swollen foot?

What do you recommend for swollen foot?

Swollen: First, I recommend that the cause of the swelling be determined. Then you will get a treatment plan from your treating podiatrist. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure a swollen foot?

What is the best way to cure a swollen foot?

Depends on cause: It depends on the cause of the swelling. Following a minor injury, rest, ice, compression, and elevation can help reduce swelling. If the swelling is due to a medical condition, see your doctor for more specific recommendations. ...Read more

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How much should I worry about a swollen foot?

Swollen Foot: Swelling is not normal. I would get it checked out by your physician. ...Read more

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What are some way to help heal a swollen foot?

What are some way to help heal a swollen foot?

Depend: On what is causing swelling. Was there an injury. Does it go down over night while in bed. Generally elevation and compression should help. If problem persists, have it checked out. ...Read more

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What could be causing a cold, blue swollen foot?

Vascular problem: A cold blue foot could be because of a blood supply problem (blockage in the artery of the leg). If the foot is painful, you need to have your doctor look at the foot immediately.

Sometimes the foot can turn blueish from a vein problem or exposure to cold. Usually, this type of finding, especially if the other foot is normal demands medical attention. ...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