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Sudden Bruising On Foot
Random crippling sharp pain in my heel, swelling and bruising of the spongy skin nearby. Can stand on toes but not put pressure on heel standing. ?
Don't test it.: It is not all that uncommon for heels to hurt in what can be described as sharp pain. The swelling and bruising put your condition in a very different light though. Until you have your heel examined professionally, it is probably best to stay off the foot. A lot can probably be gleaned from the history of the events leading up to the symptoms. An x-ray or possibly an mri may be necessary. ...Read more
Experiencing swelling, foot pain, foot tenderness to touch, cold feet, bruising(after trauma)hard to walk & redness. Dropped table on foot 2 days ago?
Rolled ankle outwards, loud popping, cannot place any pressure on the top of foot, can walk on foot flat footed, turned red, swelling, no bruising, ?
Many possibilities: Some causes of swelling of the lower extremities can include systemic problems such as hypertension, gout, and problems with the kidneys and localized issues such as arthritis, infection, lymphatic obstruction, blood clots, varicose veins, trauma (fracture, sprain, and tendonitis) and side effects to medication. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Left thigh aches in spots. Left leg swollen & ankle. Ultrasound no blood clots. Leg tingling on and off. Knee clicking. Click in foot with movement.
That's alot : Going on why not see a doctor. I'm not even sure all those complaints are related. ...Read more
Left foot numb back of outer calf sore down to ankle .Sometimes stumble when walk.Came on suddenly no injury and no over extertion?
Sprained ankle on 11-13 swelling not going down foot cold and pale pain in calf and thigh. On crutches and off foot entirely. Pain unbearable at times?
See a specialist: You don't mention having it properly examined. In addition to a full examination, proper diagnostic testing including X-rays and perhaps an MRI will be useful. The condition (if occurred on Nov 13) is more than 6 weeks. The fact that you remain on crutches is of concern. See an orthopedist or podiatrist to have a proper assessment made. ...Read more
It could be a sign: infection and/or inflammation (cellulitis), blood vessel inflammation (vasculitis), insect/bug bite,gout/arthritis etc. Go see your Dr for reassurance. Take care and God Bless you! http://foothealth.about.com/od/sprainsstrains/tp/Causes-Of-Pain-At-The-Big-Toe-Joint.htm ...Read more
Fever chills had swelling in ankle and shin know darkening skin on rt ankle and discolorization of skin on shin and calf with what looks like bruising?
Infection: You have an infection which needs immediate attention and treatment, see your doctor or go to the er asap. ...Read more
Kicked wall straight on. ankle & toes=full motion no pain. top side bruise & swell on outer ft impact area. Wght on ft/up toe motion=pain. Fracture?
Sudden bruising on arm. Red, hurts when pressed on it. Appeared suddenly. No injury or trauma. Help?
Get a blood test: Sudden bruising without injury should be investigated with a complete blood cell count. This will include a platelet count as well as red blood cells and white blood cells. Start with your primary doctor, for the blood test. He/she may send you to a hematologist if the test indicates and abnormality. Or maybe you just are an aggressive sleeper. Don't ignore it, simple blood test ...Read more
Sudden right foot cramp, on the bottom, in the middle. Cant bend foot without pain, pressure worsens pain, cant put weight on it. No injury. Help?
Annoying, harmless : I get that too. The cause is unknown. It's annoying but harmless. ...Read more
Hit on left shin w softball. Huge bump rite away. have swelling, bruising on foot, slight achiness while walking or after icing. What could be wrong?
Went over on ankle, got swollen toe and ball of toe, numbness, sore ankle. Pain when walking. What could this be?
You state: If I am reading correctly that you "went over on ankle" - then you ask what could it be...sounds like you just told us you sprained your ankle. Why the toe would be swollen I am not sure, but an xray would be in order for a swollen toe. "Ball of toe" = not sure what you mean by this.) ...Read more
Fell in bathrm and hit my knee pretty hard. Bruising, swelling, redness, a lump, cant bend knee, only pressure on toes, nausea, a lot of pain. Broken?
Get x-rays: It is hard to tell if you may have broken a bone of the knee, injured a ligament, torn cartilage or just caused swelling. Anytime you have a hard time bearing weight after a knee injury it is a very good idea to be evaluated by a medical professional and have x-rays taken. If the x-rays don't show a fracture you may still need an MRI to assess for ligament, tendon and cartilage injuries. ...Read more
Severe cramping can: Severe cramping can lead to hematoma blood leakage into the soft tissues from the injured muscle that a day or two will surface on the skin. ...Read more
Smashed leg below knee leg hurts when bending on back of leg below knee also when bending foot? No bruising or swelling been 48 hrs
Knee swollen after long time working on them, then side of knee bruised on thigh, then foot swelled and looks bruised, what happened?left leg
Stubbed pinky toe. Bruise on top; side & bottom of foot -- at joint of foot bone meets pinky toe. Hurts walking barefoot on hard surface. Broken?
Get an X-ray : To find out....I'd lean towards likely.Get a more detailed answer ›
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