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My Right Foot Is Swollen For No Reason No Trauma Could It Be Infected
Recently, my entire left arm is very tender to the touch for no apparent reason. What could be causing this?
Need more info: There are several things that may cause your problem from infection to neurological problem & one or two other reasons. Please see your family physician for an examination ASAP ...Read more
See PCP: Usually there is a reason. If no history of fall or trauma then consider inflammatory conditions. Insect bites can also start with swelling but are assciated with redness. See your pcp as catching things early leads to quicker control and recovery. In meanwhile rest, elevate hand and use nsaids. ...Read more
1st metatarsal head painful to touch, but there is no bump, redness, or swelling. Why would this be hurting?
We're on the bone : Is it painful? If on the bottom a sesamoid injury or plantar plate injury is possible. If on the side a tight shoe could of been a culprit. If on top, it is possible a tendon is irritated......sometimes underlying tissue can be irritated without there being lots of swelling.... ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have had pain coming from my parotid gland area for several months. Is it possible to have something going wrong when there is no obvious swelling ?
Yes...: It may not be an infection but you can also develop a stone. ...Read more
My daughter is 5. She recently had a very swollen and painful foot for no reason. No know injury. her esr was 95. what could cause this?
Inflammation: Swelling and elevated esr could signal an infection either in the joint or bone, or an immune type arthrtitis like rheumatoid arthritis, lyme disease, serum sickness like reaction. History as to recent drug intake, other symptoms like skin rash or sore throat, fever or swollen lymph nodes may give clues, in addition to other labs or imaging studies. ...Read more
You are a minor: Answering your question is not possible since we cannot advise minors on medical conditions of theirs without parental permission. Please have your parents signup for a HealthTap Account. They can then, ask any question they'd like on your behalf. Mean time, talk to your parents about your nose and I am sure they will know what to do. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pain on my right medial malleolus , I have not hit it, there's no bruising but there does seem to be something running across it that is inflamed. That is where the pain is concentrated. Dorsiflexion is painful. Any ideas?
Read below: If the pain is below the medial malleolus, this could be tarsal tunnel syndrome. With the dorsiflexion pain you also have to rule out posterior or anterior tibial tendonitis or a pinched nerve to the area. I would see a podiatrist as this may be an easy resolution. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Swollen left tonsil for a while. No symptoms, no pain, no white stuff on it either. What could this be?
Some possibilities.: certainly a mild cold could do this (and there is a cold going around that has made the front page sections!) Other mild viruses such as mononucleiosis, or tumor, or other infection would be expected to do much more than mild increase in shize of one tonsil. ...Read more
My thumb is not swollen but I can't tell if it is jammed or swollen, any movement causes a sharp pain.
Thumb joint problem: You complain about pain on motion of one of the joints of your thumb. You can get a finger splint at your local pharmacy which will stop you from moving it. You can take Ibuprofen, Advil, (ibuprofen) Motrin (all the same but for spelling every 8 hrs. Dose is wt (kg) x 10 mg/kg every 8 hrs. Easiest to take 7AM - 3 PM - 11 PM. ...Read more
I had a nasty fall 4 days ago. The bruise is ugly and is warm to the touch, but there is no redness below the injury. Should I have it checked?
Hot warm compresses: Might help you...just don't burn yourselfGet a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Best to see a podiatrist for exam and x-ray. ...Read more
My husband has a bump on his bottom it is hard around it , there is no drainage but it is painful what could it be and what should be done ?
A swollen right thumb extremely painful and throbbing. No known injury. Gardening yesterday possibly got something in it but no sign of anything.
What could cause my left armpit to hurt? It is tender & swollen even for a tshirt to touch. No spots or infections and has been over 6months.
Ancillary adenitis: one possibility is axillary lymphadenitis. You need to be examined by a physician to evaluate for adenitis with emphasis on chronic causes ...Read more
My right hand has been swollen for 5 days, but not my left. It is stiff and a little weak, but no pain. I haven't injured it. What could cause this?
See details: Pissible causes are many including insect bites. See a doctor if you are concerned. ...Read more
My toenail is only attached on one side. I taped it down because snagging it hurts. It is getting black from underneath. There is no pain, discharge or odor. Could it be fungus?
Is it nerve pain?: The first thing to do is figure out where the pain is - soft tissues, bone, joint, nerve pain that radiates through the whole arm? With that information it's easier to figure out the source of the pain. It's not uncommon for a person in her 40s to have nerve impingement. It could be a minor irritation or the start of something more serious. It's best to have a doctor evaluate you. ...Read more
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