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One Swollen Foot And Ankle
Can a swollen foot/ankle be caused by diabetes? Just one side everyday for 3 years. Not DVT, activity doesn't help.
Chronic injury: Without more information, it is difficult to make an assessment. This could be a variation in the way your body distributes fat due to a lipoma (focal fat deposit) or it could be due to chronic injury. With a history of diabetes, you may be developing loss of sensation to your foot and hurting it repeatedly. Consult your doctor. ...Read more
Swollen foot is also known as Foot swelling. 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
7 months ago, i was wearing a shoe w/ the tongue tucked in for a week. Foot became swollen. Foot and ankle are still swollen but not much. Do you think I have nerve or soft tissue damage?
What are causes for swollen foot/ankle, no discoloration (male, 53, frequent flier, desk job)? What specialization should I see?
I fell and hurt my ankle, I have a very swollen foot and pain, i can't afford medical treatment, what should I do? I was walking and tripped and fell.
Unfortunately, : Unfortunately, with lots of pain and swelling after a fall, it's important to rule out a fracture. This can only be done with an exam and/or x-ray of the injured foot. Your doctor or an urgent care facility will likely be cheaper than going to the emergency room. I would give them a call to ask how much a visit and/or x-ray would cost. If your foot or ankle is broken, then taking care of it sooner rather than have it heal improperly later is the most economical way to go. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When i fall asleep my left foot hangs off the bed & i wake up with a swollen foot every day! both my foot & ankle stay swollen because of how i sleep?
Swollen foot: When your foot hangs over the bed like that blood is pooling in the foot and having a tough time getting out as it should. As you are not wallking during the night the pumping action of the muscles is not there. Do your best to not hang you foot over off the bed . Good luck ! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm obese & in '08 had 2 torn ligaments + ankle in a cast + swollen foot for 3 months. Till date i want to use orbitrack but can't because foot swells.
Knee keeps jarring back, knee, ankle & foot very painful, swollen & foot very cold, do have old meniscus & acl injury, recent pain for unknown reason?
Get checked: You'll want to get checked and treated right away. Although unlikely given the short description, infected joint needs to be ruled out. Also, the cold extremity is very concerning for vascular compromise. Follow your instinct, but you may consider urgent care today or at least placing a call to your primary care doc or orthopedist. Good luck! ...Read more
I have swollen feet and ankles and legs they have been like this since i was 12, what can I do to help my circulation and have a more normal foot siz?
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