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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.

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I helped a friend move and hurt my knee Not sure how don't 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 don't 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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Toe was swollen, puss in it so I soaked in salt water puss came out but still sore. Still some swelling and hard where puffy, it bleeds when I hit it?

Toe was swollen, puss in it so I soaked in salt water puss came out but still sore. Still some swelling and hard where puffy, it bleeds when I hit it?

After soaking in: Warm water, clean with peroxide then apply neosporin cream (neomycin and polymyxin b). If it gets worse, see your dr for oral antibiotics. Take care! ...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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Does a swollen foot always mean you have injury?

Does a swollen foot always mean you have injury?

No: Edema or swelling in the foot can be caused by non-traumatic sources. A couple of examples are: congestive heart failure, venous stasis, lymphedema, arthritic conditions, and many, many more. Seek the advice of a physician to help pinpoint your cause. ...Read more

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What are some cures to help with a swollen foot?

What are some cures to help with a swollen foot?

Swollen foot: The first right thing to do is determine the cause of the swelling. Then the appropriate treatment can be administered. ...Read more

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What is the recommended amount of time to keep a swollen foot elevated?

What is the recommended amount of time to keep a swollen foot elevated?

Swollen foot: The first right thing to do is determine the cause of the swelling, this will aid in determining the duration of elevation (ie : how long healing takes). If the cause is vascular, then a referral to a vascular doctor is needed. The cause of the swelling is the key. ...Read more

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Tablet called diclofenic, is it normally given for swollen foot?

Tablet called diclofenic, is it normally given for swollen foot?

Its an NSAID: Or antiinflammatory. It depemds why your feet are swollen. If you have venous insufficency and that's why your feet are swollen I don;t believe the antiinflammatory will do much..... ...Read more

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I have a swollen foot, mostly behind the toes?

I have a swollen foot, mostly behind the toes?

Describe better....: Many things can be responsible for your foot to swell. You need to think of the immediate past history. Doe it include an injury, cut, wound, bite or twisting. Include a more detailed question. ...Read more

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Best way to treat a swollen foot from stepping on nail?

Best way to treat a swollen foot from stepping on nail?

Get it checked!: Wash the injured area with soap and water and apply a topical antibiotic ointment. Then you should call your podiatrist. An x-ray is needed to see if there is any injury to bone and to make sure it is not infected. You also need to consider a tetanus shot if yours are not up to date. ...Read more

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Right swollen foot and ankle with no pain, what is wrong?

Right swollen foot and ankle with no pain, what is wrong?

Varies: Number of possibilities. Swelling is usually caused by injury, inflammation, or infection; a detailed exam and appropriate studies will likely tell the cause. I would be seen for it. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a swollen foot after getting a cast off?

Is it normal to have a swollen foot after getting a cast off?

Initially Yes: When cast is on there is less room for swelling, when cast is off then it will take advantage of the freedom and swell for period of time. ...Read more

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Child has JRA and today top of one foot swollen to wear she was able to put sandal on one foot but not the swollen foot. Should I be concerned?

Child has JRA and today top of one foot swollen to wear she was able to put sandal on one foot but not the swollen foot. Should I be concerned?

JRA: If you know that she has JRA, this is one of the signs. Speak to your pediatrician or pediatric rheumatologist about intermittent or continuous anti inflammatory medications to decrease her discomfort. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Bluman
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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


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