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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


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Swollen foot after too much salt. Raise them to reduce swelling?

Swollen foot after too much salt. Raise them to reduce swelling?

Reduce the salt and: Keep them elevated that will help, you have to use some water bills, consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Does putting hot water make foot swelling worse or better?

Does putting hot water make foot swelling worse or better?

Generally worse...: Heat opens up capillaries and other blood vessels which allows more blood to enter the area. This can make swelling worse. www.orthodoc.aaos.org/footankle. ...Read more

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I helped a friend move and hurt my knee Not sure how dont remember doing it That was August 25 Extremely swollen stiff painful some days foot swelling?

I helped a friend move and hurt my knee Not sure how dont remember doing it That was August 25 Extremely swollen stiff painful some days foot swelling?

Be seen : If you have been having severe problems since August, I would be seen and probably get an MRI. It is likely you have an internal derangement if the knee like a meniscal tear. ...Read more

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I have CHF and my feet have never swelled but the other day Feet were swollen and I drank warm lemon water and swelling left. What does this mean?

I have CHF and my feet have never swelled but the other day Feet were swollen and I drank warm lemon water and swelling left. What does this mean?

Magic.: Swelling in feet in general is due to retention or overload of sodium - sodium from salt. Not sure how the lemon water fits in here. If you are 38 with heart failure you really need to sit down with your doc and have a comprehensive understanding of the disease and treatment. Can't rely on lemon water curing you in the future. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to go to the doctor for the swelling? I take 60mg of Lasix and i also take atenolol, spironolactone and k-dur. I am always swollen in my legs, ankles and top of feet. The water pills don't work every day like they should.

How long should I wait to go to the doctor for the swelling? I take 60mg of Lasix and i also take atenolol, spironolactone and k-dur. I am always swollen in my legs, ankles and top of feet. The water pills don't work every day like they should.

There : There is a lot that is not known here. Don't know how long you have been on a trial of the current medication regimen. Don't know how high your blood pressure is running or if you have any congestive heart failure. Would recommend that you call your doctor or his / her medical staff to pose this question. ...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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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?

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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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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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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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


Dr. Eric Bluman
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Foot Swelling (Definition)

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