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What do I do for sudden swelling of toes of one foot?

What do I do for sudden swelling of toes of one foot?

Ice: Ice now and make sure you follow up with a podiatrist. If you have fever, nausea, vomiting or diarrhea you may have an infection. If you have not have any trauma to your feet this could be a possibility. You will need antibiotics. Other causes could be insect bites, stress fractures or capsulitis. So please see a podiatrist as soon as possible. ...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


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How do I reduce swelling in my feet?

How do I reduce swelling in my feet?

Elevate: Elevate your feet. Where compression stockings. Limit your salt intake. Move your feet. ...Read more

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What do I do to stop swelling in my feet?

What do I do to stop swelling in my feet?

Get it diagnosed: Some causes of swelling of the feet 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 more

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How can I reduce the swelling in my feet?

How can I reduce the swelling in my feet?

Diuretics- H20 pills: Swelling in the feet is usually caused by high blood pressure. See your general physician for evaluation of this condition. The second most common cause are varicose veins that may lead to the swelling or just poor circulation to your feet. ...Read more

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What can be done to reduce the feet swelling?

What can be done to reduce the feet swelling?

It depends...: It all depends on what is the reason why you are having swelling. If you don't suffer of any illness a very common reason is what is called dependent edema if you stand up or are on your feet for a long time during the day. In that case elevation of your feet for 20-30 minutes can help. Also if you consume a lot of salt or sodium that can cause it so try to go low on that in your diet. ...Read more

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What can cause swelling on the bottom my foot?

Few things: A rupture of the plantar fascia. A fracture in the foot, an access, a foreign body, a sprain, an infection, an allergic reaction, gout, etc, etc. ...Read more

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What is the cause of swelling feet and redness?

Vein dysfunction: The most likely diagnosis is vein dysfunction. A detailed sonogram of the veins and valves can determine the best solution. ...Read more

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