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Dr. Louis Gallia
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Swelling In Arch Of Foot (Overview)

Swelling in arch of foot is commonly associated with muscle or plantar fascia injury.


Dr. Louis Gallia
15 doctors shared insights

Swelling In Arch Of Foot (Overview)

Swelling in arch of foot is commonly associated with muscle or plantar fascia injury.


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How should I get rid of foot or ankle swelling from psoriasis?

How should I get rid of foot or ankle swelling from psoriasis?

Elevation of feet/le: Elevation of feet and lower legs on pillows, especially at night while asleep, then applying support hose before getting out of bed in am, to prevent swelling during the day. ...Read more

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What do I do about severe pain and swelling on arch of foot?

What do I do about severe pain and swelling on arch of foot?

I would visit: A podiatrist or an orthopedic doctor who specializes in foot and ankle. In the mean time, would consider wrapping, elevating, and putting something cold on your foot. It you are diabetic, be careful putting something cold or hot on your body because you may damage your skin and not feel it. ...Read more

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Mild pain and swelling in arch of right foot, last 2 mon. Aleve (naproxen) is not helping. Any recommendation?

Mild pain and swelling in arch of right foot, last 2 mon. Aleve (naproxen) is not helping. Any recommendation?

See a podiatrist: This sounds like a localized problem could be trauma, crystal inflammation like gout or even possible fracture. A podiatrist can evaluate and diagnose and treat all. ...Read more

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Calf is achey. History of sciatica. The arch of foot seems to be collapsing with weigh. A little tender to touch. No swelling, heat, or redness. Cause?

Calf is achey. History of sciatica. The arch of foot seems to be collapsing with weigh. A little tender to touch. No swelling, heat, or redness. Cause?

Its All Related: Back is related to how the arch fell in your foot resulting in knee joints changing position that results in hip issues then translating to stress in your spine resulting in pieced nerves causing your sciatica. Thats said, likely improving your arch with support/orthotic will help reduce the back pain. Remember this will not happen overnight but will take time and your feet will hurt initially. ...Read more

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I have a foot contusion, the foot was rolled badly on the arch, it was 1 month ago and it still has swelling around/on arch. How long should it take?

I have a foot contusion, the foot was rolled badly on the arch, it was 1 month ago and it still has swelling around/on arch. How long should it take?

Many weeks: Foot contusions can take 6-8 weeks to get better. The length of time also depends on your ability to stay off it and let it rest. It takes much longer if you continue to walk on it and reinjure it while it is trying to heal. You may also have an occult fracture that would benefit from a cast -- see your doctor for a re-examination. A repeat xray or MRI will tell if a more serious problem. ...Read more

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My feet itch and swelling in the arch I can feel the swelling when I walk?

My feet itch and swelling in the arch I can feel the swelling when I walk?

Itching swelling ft: Could have fungal infection causing itching worse with walking due to sweating, Consider OTC antif-ungal powder or creams and would use some powder in your shoes as well. Consider orthodics as may have weakened arches ( can also use kinesiotape to help somewhat with support, ) Plantar faciistis usually causes pain not itching and would response to massage, tape, PT. f/u w/ podiatry ...Read more

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Aching pain on the outside of my feet near the arch. the pain makes it hard to walk. there is swelling and it only happens when cold outside?

Aching pain on the outside of my feet near the arch. the pain makes it hard to walk. there is swelling and it only happens when cold outside?

More information req: Hi Theresa, How long has the pain been present for? (1 year, 6 months, etc.) How often does the pain occur? (daily?) Did you have an accident or trauma to the foot? Are you able to put weight on the foot without significant pain? Have you had xrays or doctor evaluation for this? The short answer is to have a physical examination by a doctor with xrays. This will give you the best conclusion. ...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