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Knees Turning Red Feet Toe
I broke my big toe 1.5 years ago.No surgery was needed but it's a bit crooked.Now my whole foot and knee hurt when I walk a bit more than usual.Help!
My knees have started turning red and itchy and the tops of my feet in a red like from big toe to ankle- symmetrical, what's going on?
Nothing beats exam: For a proper diagnosis, it really is necessary to be seen; nothing beats a physical exam and obtaining a full history. In the case you describe, it really is necessary; red rashes in the lower extremities can be a sign of infection (e.g. Cellulitis, which is serious and needs treatment immediately), contact dermatitis (such as poison ivy), eczema, psoriasis, and a variety of other problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could cause my left knee all the way down too my toes to swell? On my feet alot, but this just started happening and only on the left
Likely venous: First, make sure it isn't from clot in the veins. See your doctor, who should order an ultrasound. Request that the study is performed in an icavl-accredited lab to maximize its reliability. This swelling could also be due to leaky valves in the veins or excess lymph fluid buildup. A vascular specialist can sort it out for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I cant put my left foot flat on the floor, if I do my knee goes inward so I'm walking on my toes most of the time. What could it be?
I have minor swelling in one calf mainly in the area right slightly below the knee. No apparent swelling in ankles or feet. No pain or redness.
Swelling Causes: Swelling behind the knee could be a strain or ligament injury. It could be phlebitis. It could also be a cyst called a Baker's cyst. The best course would be to see your family doctor, orthopedist or podiatrist for evaluation. A physical exam and possibly X-rays or an MRI can answer your questions. ...Read more
Broke my pinky toe 3 weeks ago, entire foot gets ice cold at random times ever since, sometimes with pain/tingling up to my knee. Is this serious?
Get it checked again: I suppose you were sen by the doctor who ordered the xrays and provided treatment for it It is usually treated by immobilization by taping it to next toe and ice locally and padded shoe and pain medication I suggest you follow up with the treating doctor or see an orthopedic Specialist or a Podiatrist ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My feet turn purple when I sit down or have my knees to my chest. My toes will even go white. Should I get this checked out?
Yes, this sounds-: -like Raynaud's symptoms. An internist is a good place to start. ...Read more