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My 11yr daughter stepped wrong while getting of the car. The outer side of foot by pinky is swollen and brusied. What is a good remedy to relieve pain?

My 11yr daughter stepped wrong while getting of the car. The outer side of foot by pinky is swollen and brusied. What is a good remedy to relieve pain?

RICE, and...: She is also at risk for a fracture of her fifth metatarsal bone. This should probably be x-rayed in order to make sure it's just a sprain. ...Read more

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My big toe and side of foot is red and swollen from gout I took my meds what else can I do for pain iam 66 yr old.

My big toe and side of foot is red and swollen from gout I took my meds what else can I do for pain iam 66 yr old.

Stay off your foot: If you have already been prescribed medicine to control your gout attacks, take the pressure off your foot and rest in order to help alleviate your discomfort. ...Read more

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Lately, the top of my foot has been hurting. I play vball. It hurts to touch and take on/off shoes. Walking on side of foot. Not really swollen. Help?

Lately, the top of my foot has been hurting. I play vball. It hurts to touch and take on/off shoes. Walking on side of foot. Not really swollen. Help?

You may have a: Fracture or a sprain. Can't tell without examination and/or X-ray. Make an appointment to be seen by a health care professional for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Not sure what I did to my foot but I have bpttem of heel, and side of foot pain. Swollen and bruised. What should I do? Hurts worse with weight on it

Not sure what I did to my foot but I have bpttem of heel, and side of foot pain. Swollen and bruised. What should I do? Hurts worse with weight on it

Heel pain: If no history of injury, it might be inflammation of the fascia in the bottom of the foot. If there was injury associated with it need to rule out sprain or fracture of little bones in the foot ...Read more

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Fell down hurt my knee. Swollen & bruised. 1 week later side of foot has started turning black & blue & hot to the touch. Should I be concerned?

Fell down hurt my knee. Swollen & bruised. 1 week later side of foot has started turning black & blue & hot to the touch. Should I be concerned?

Be concerned!: There is a lot of weight being transmitted through the foot when you walk normally. Something is very wrong with the scenario you describe. See a podiatrist for x-rays and evaluation. You may have done more damage than you originally realized. ...Read more

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Fell 3 wks ago. Shin still hurts bad and swollen. Feel 2 lumps. Side of foot hurts to walk on it. Told I sprained it, no xray. Is this normal?

Fell 3 wks ago. Shin still hurts bad and swollen. Feel 2 lumps. Side of foot hurts to walk on it. Told I sprained it, no xray. Is this normal?

No, not normal at --: All. If symptoms are improving then I would not worry, if not, then I would have it seen to by an Orthopod with Xrays and treatment, as necessary started.
Good Luck. ...Read more

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The pad/ball of my right foot near right toe is swollen and bruised - was doing laundry - leaned on side of foot, felt sting on bottom right pad?

The pad/ball of my right foot near right toe is swollen and bruised - was doing laundry - leaned on side of foot, felt sting on bottom right pad?

Which toe is: "Near right toe"? Swelling under the foot could be a sprained or partially torn plantar plate, capsulitis, bursitis, sesamoid fracture, possible gout if by the great toe.... ...Read more

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Soreness side of foot sore to touch. Near little toe. Throb pain worse when walking. Ankle bit swollen?

Soreness side of foot sore to touch. Near little toe. Throb pain worse when walking. Ankle bit swollen?

Stressed Bone Fx.: OOO! Could be a stress fracture of the 5th metatarsal. You might want to take a trip to the local surgery and have an x-ray to see if the metatarsal is sick. There are other possibilities as well, but my money is on the bone. ...Read more

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I've had the side of a chair fall onto my foot. Its a bit swollen and painful. What shall I do?

Injury: If you an walk on it it is probably not broken. If the pain persists or gets worse then let your doctor have a look as you may need an x-ray. You can try moist heat applications, that might help ...Read more

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My left side (middle)of the bottom of my foot is swollen, and painful to the right. What should I do?

My left side (middle)of the bottom of my foot is swollen, and painful to the right. What should I do?

Rest, ice, compess: To start. Howver, see podiatrist to get proper evaluation and treatment. You will likely require x-rays to fully evaluate. ...Read more

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How do I treat my swollen feet, with hard skin by the side making it painful wearing pointed heels I love to wear?

How do I treat my swollen feet, with hard skin by the side making it painful wearing pointed heels I love to wear?

Control the swelling: There are some things that can be done to control swelling. Keeping your legs elevated at rest-above heart level. Compressive hosiery is available over the counter. Getting an evaluation from your physician would be a good idea. Sometimes medications cause swelling of the lower extremity. ...Read more

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I have a red, swollen and painful bump on the lower side of my foot. It is not filled with anything, it's hard. It's about the size of a grape and?

This sounds: Like you should be seen by a doctor...I'd recommend a podiatrist... You may have an infection....Hard to say without seeing it. ...Read more

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Dislocated shoulder 5 days ago broke a bone now pain down rigjt side feet an legs swollen an painful?

Dislocated shoulder 5 days ago broke a bone now pain down rigjt side feet an legs swollen an painful?

Not related 2 disloc: Cation, where was the bone broken? If it was intrinsic 2 the glenoid, a shoulder specialist should B consulted. This is 2 avoid long term problems with recurrent dislocations. 4 the lower extremity C Ur PCP as a start. ...Read more

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I am experiencing foot pain and painful swollen joints (side: left) (worsened by: with movement) (severity: severe) (quality: feels sharp or stabb...

I am experiencing foot pain and painful swollen joints (side: left) (worsened by: with movement) (severity: severe) (quality: feels sharp or stabb...

How long: How long have you been experiencing these symptoms? A good place to start is with any recent changes. If you have new shoes or have increased your activity lately these may be the cause. If you have experienced a fall or injury lately, you may have a sprain or bruise. RICE = Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation. Also try some tylenol or motrin to see if this helps with the pain. ...Read more

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2 weeks ago I started feeling strips of heat on left side of foot. It's getting worse and is spreading to whole foot. It's getting more painful too.

2 weeks ago I started feeling strips of heat on left side of foot. It's getting worse and is spreading to whole foot. It's getting more painful too.

Need to be checked: You should have it checked by your doctor or a podiatrist. It may be inflammation like gout or an infection and as it is getting worse, you should waste no time and seek medical attention asap. ...Read more

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Splinter on front ride side of foot 3 months ago. Can't find anything with needle, painful when touching around the place and when gently striking over it or when I hit something. Any danger?

Splinter treatment: If the foot hurts where the splinter penetrated 3 months ago, you may have a small foreign body reaction occurring. Your body may try to "wall off" the splinter by creating a scarred mass of tissue around the foreign item. This may hurt when you touch it. You may need an x ray for better diagnosis and a small procedure to remove the mass under local anesthesia. ...Read more

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The left side of my left ankle has been red & swollen for three days now. It is painful to the touch & hurts to put weight on it. What is wrong?

The left side of my left ankle has been red & swollen for three days now. It is painful to the touch & hurts to put weight on it. What is wrong?

Ankle Fracture?: First, get an x-ray to rule out a fracture (if there was trauma causing the swelling and redness) if a fracture had been ruled outby x-ray then a thorough exam of the ankle by a physical medicine & rehabilitation physician or orthopedist physician is recommended. ...Read more

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How do I know if pus us what is coming out of my toe. It swollen on one side, kinda painful and has a discharge coming out of it. How can I treat this?

How do I know if pus us what is coming out of my toe. It swollen on one side, kinda painful and has a discharge coming out of it. How can I treat this?

Toe Pus.???: Did you injure the toe and a wound developed. ....what color is the discharge. ....treat the wound soap and water cleansing dry area apply topical antibiotic cover wound with a sterile dressing or band aide see your doctor you may need oral antibiotic ...Read more

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I have a red lump on the side of my middle toe it is very painful and swollen?

See a podiatrist: A "lump" is not something to play around with. Better safe than sorry. You may have an inflammed corn. This would be something benign and easily treatable. However, without being able to see it and because you used the word "lump"it warrants an inspection by a doctor. ...Read more

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Big toe swollen, slightly painful & red at both sides of the toenail?

Big toe swollen, slightly painful & red at both sides of the toenail?

Ingrown toenail: Sounds like an ingrown toenail. But to be safe, and for treatment, I would suggest checking in with a specialist. ...Read more

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I hit my left ankle on the side of my skateboard 3 days ago. Ankle is swollen and very painful with every heartbeatHurts a lot to walk on it-justrest?

I hit my left ankle on the side of my skateboard 3 days ago. Ankle is swollen and very painful with every heartbeatHurts a lot to walk on it-justrest?

I'd see a doctor: And I would not out any weight on that foot. I'd ice it alot, and keep it elevated. An ace bandage out on properly si a good idea. ...Read more