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Can you tell me how I could get a bruise on my foot?

Can you tell me how I could get a bruise on my foot?

Injury: It is easy to have a bruise form from simple injury or hitting yourself on an object. ...Read more

Dr. Melissa Gowans
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How do I heal is what I think is a bruise on my foot? My teen stood on it?

How do I heal is what I think is a bruise on my foot? My teen stood on it?

Read below: If this condition has been ongoing for over 3 days and getting progressively worse, make sure to see your podiatrist as you need to rule out a possible stress fracture. If the area only has discomfort, than try wrapping the foot with an elastic bandage and taking otc anti inflammatory medicine. ...Read more

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Hello, I have this weird bruise on my foot that appeared out of nowhere.?

Hello, I have this weird bruise on my foot that appeared out of nowhere.?

See below: Hard to say without more history and examination. May have hit it without noticing it. Possible that foot slid in or pressed against shoe in activity. Maybe a may be a small vein that broke in skin. If this fails to resolve or worsens, see Podiatrist. ...Read more

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What can I do to exercise my right foot if I've just recovered from a bruise?

What can I do to exercise my right foot if I've just recovered from a bruise?

Read below: If the bruise and pain have completely dissipated, than with a proper supportive shoe, you should be able to return to exercise right away. If pain is present, than I would limit myself to a bike or elliptical machine. If still concerned, see your podiatrist. Good luck. ...Read more

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My question is what causes bruising on your feet? I didn't even hurt them they have brusing on the sides on both feet?

My question is what causes bruising on your feet? I didn't even hurt them they have brusing on the sides on both feet?

Bruising: You might have a bleeding disorder. We see excessive and easy bruising in patients with clotting disorders, people on nsaids and aspirin, and in people on medications to 'thin' their blood. In a person your age, without any of those medications, you might want to get a blood work-up to identify any bleeding/clotting disorders you might have. ...Read more

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The outside of my left foot is very painful. Nothing showing on it such as bruise just very painful. What is your recommendation for this?

The outside of my left foot is very painful. Nothing showing on it such as bruise just very painful. What is your recommendation for this?

Consider stress Fx.: The outside of the foot can have pain for apparently no reason, especially in the early phases of a stress fracture involving the fifth metatarsal. If the pain has been going on for several weeks, an ordinary x-ray may show the healing. A bone scan may also be necessary. Rest, cast boot and elevation may be on the menu for you. ...Read more

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Bruise on top foot but no pain at all. What is this plzz help.

Bruise on top foot but no pain at all. What is this plzz help.

Clotting: It sounds like a bruise. If it does not go away, please see a doctor. ...Read more

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Ice or heat for swollen bruise on sole of my feet?

Ice or heat for swollen bruise on sole of my feet?

For a bruise: Start with ice, 20 min on/off alternating. After a day or two, then can switch to heat if needed. If this continues to hurt or does not improve, see a physician as there are many structures that can be injured by trauma to the bottom of the foot. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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What can my husband do for a bruise on the arch of his foot?

What can my husband do for a bruise on the arch of his foot?

Have it looked at.: Bruising could be due to different reasons. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some radiology exams may help to determine the right cause. Causes of bruising may include: trauma (fracture, sprains, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions, biomechanical abnormality, blood clots, and puncture injuries. Treatment will depend on the cause. ...Read more

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Hey I woke up and notice a some sort of spot on my left foot. It looks like a bruise but I'm not entirely sure.?

Hey I woke up and notice a some sort of spot on my left foot. It looks like a bruise but I'm not entirely sure.?

Possible ringworm: Hi, Thank you for your question.

A lot easier to answer this question if a picture is available. It is possible to be a ring worm. You can obtain anti-fungal cream for this.

Hope that helps. Contact me if you have any other questions :-)
Dr. M ...Read more

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My son fell and is now complaining of pain in his foot. There is no bruising or swelling anywhere. It happened 12 hours ago. How can I help?

My son fell and is now complaining of pain in his foot. There is no bruising or swelling anywhere. It happened 12 hours ago. How can I help?

X ray: To be sure, take him to your pediatrician or peds ortho for an xray. There does not have to be an obvious deformity for a fracture to occur. ...Read more

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Can you bruise the arch on your foot?

Foot injury: A bruise or contusion can occur anywhere trauma (injury) happens. The arch area can be bruised after activities that put stress on the area such as climbing a ladder or stepping on a ledge, especially when barefoot or in soft shoegear. Treatment for a minor contusion would include warm compresses, an ace wrap, and possibly Ibuprofen to decrease pain and inflammation. ...Read more

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Since October I've beenj getting bruises on my feet and ankles for no reason. Why is this?

Since October I've beenj getting bruises on my feet and ankles for no reason. Why is this?

I would recommend: You see your doctor to follow up. They may need to do bloodwork to ensure everything is okay. ...Read more

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How long does bruising last with a broken foot?

How long does bruising last with a broken foot?

Depends: It may be as short as 1 week, but usually lasts several weeks, and up to 6 weeks, depending on the type and severity of break. ...Read more

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Bruising two weeks after foot surgery is this good?

Bruising two weeks after foot surgery is this good?

Not uncommon: Bruising is a sign of blood that has come out of a tear or cut blood vessel. Many foot procedures inherently do so. If the bleeding occurs in one of the deep spaces in your foot it make take a while for the blood to percolate thru the tissue and present as a bruise. Over reasons may be disruption of the scar tissue or bleeding disorder. Se your surgeon if concernedorthopedi foot. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have new bruises with a broken foot?

Is it normal to have new bruises with a broken foot?

Bruising: There is almost always bruising with a fracture anywhere on your body. This is due to internal bleeding, swelling/inflammation. There is an increase in blood flow with any injury, and bruising can occur in the areas where there is a soft tissue injury, contusion, or fracture. ...Read more

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How to heal a bone bruise on the balls of your feet?

How to heal a bone bruise on the balls of your feet?

Protect it: Protect the injured area with metatarsal pads or a padded orthotic to wear in your shoe. May also want to add in an over the counter anti inflammatory medication if not allergic. ...Read more

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Bruising/swelling on ball of foot, should I be concerned?

Bruising/swelling on ball of foot, should I be concerned?

Yes: Bruising and swelling is not normal. Should see podiatrist and get examination and x-rays so proper care can be obtained. Was there an injury? Sometimes stress fractures can produce these symptom without any distinct injury. ...Read more

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Help! I just have sudden pain, bruising and swelling in my foot?

Help! I just have sudden pain, bruising and swelling in my foot?

Pain: Sudden pain is a reason for an evaluation by your podiatrist. Thi8s could be a stress fracture based on the description. ...Read more

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Foot injury with pain and swelling but bruising went away. What do I do?

Foot injury with pain and swelling but bruising went away. What do I do?

Now is the Time.: It normally takes weeks for the bruising to go away. And you are still having pain and swelling? Time to have it examined for the true extent of the injury. You need x-rays and the eye of a specialist at the minimum. ...Read more

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Broken foot keeps bruising then un-bruising. What can cause it to do this?

Broken foot keeps bruising then un-bruising. What can cause it to do this?

Slow healing: Slow or non- healing of the fracture
did you have surgery on it? Have the fixation device evaluated. Either way an xray would be helpful. ...Read more

Dr. Melissa Gowans
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Bruising (Definition)

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