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Swelling In Left Foot Only
Hi, Pls can you help as to why my BP is high and swelling in left foot. I am diabetic and have high BP and am on medication for it. Thanks.
Should: Go see your doctor as soon as possible for complete work up. Please mention to them that you foot is swollen. ...Read more
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
Ankle swelling: This could be from a previous injury or arthritic change in the ankle joint. You could also have a biomechanical imbalance that causes you to ambulate and put stress upon the ankle. A gait analysis, x-ray and or an if necessary an MRI can help to determine the source of the ankle swelling. ...Read more
Had like 10/23/13 must 12/30/13 today I got up with terrible pain and swelling in left foot right behind toes a lo they way across ball of foot?
What causes server swelling in left foot and ankle with pain and blotchy redness in foot, ankle area up to 4 or 5 inches or more up your leg twice now?
May not be related.: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), circulatory, musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). ...Read more
Dm complication?: Although swollen foot and ankle could be from any reason, due to your past medical history dm could lead to complications that may exacerbate this. If you have tingling or burning, you may have less sensitivity to trauma and that could have lead to the swelling. Or vascular complications could also occur. Other reasons: gout, infection, charcot arthropathy, trauma, arthritis, etc. ...Read more
My left foot has been swelling off and on is there anything I can do to help reduxe it and make it go away.
My 28/295 son has pain and swelling on the top of his left foot. Causing him to limp. Takes norvace 10mg, other wise healthy. Reasons?
Orthopedic vs. Med: If he has no swelling of his right foot, he most likely has an orthopedic problem in the left foot. Stress fracture is one possibility. Keep in mind, though, that Norvasc (amlodipine) can cause (usually painless) swelling in the lower extremities. Although this would normally be expected to affect both sides equally, differences in vein function between the two legs may cause swelling to be one-sided. ...Read more
I have a vibrating sensation at just one point in the bottom of my left foot. The feeling comes and goes. No pain or swelling. Age : 24, healthy male.
Vibration in foot: Hello~ I am sure you are thinking that this is some kind of long tract cerebellar symptom. If it were, it would usually appear with other cerebellar signs of ataxia and asterixis. If you can pinpoint it to one place you will probably find a little lump signifying a NEUROMA. This can easily be removed. Not unreasonable to see your doc for this thanks ...Read more
Many causes: If it is just one leg and you are having pain, please go to the ER to be seen as soon as possible. ...Read more
Need more info: Where in the foot, for how long? ...Read more
Hi what cause are name for some big swelling painful bumps on my inside left foot for more then month now no going away thanks for your. Respond asap?
Need exam: Without photo documentation, your question cannot be answered here. Get to a clinic for a proper exam. ...Read more
Swelling: First, you have to determine the cause of the swelling. Then you can create a treatment plan. See you family doc or vascular doc for assistance ...Read more
Yes: There would usually be pain associated with it. ...Read more
Circulation: There are many circulation problems that can cause leg pain or throbbing or swelling. It shouldn't happen just to a left foot specifically. Have you had any accidents? Fallen? You can start with a foot doctor called a podiatrist. Then, if he doesn't find anything- you can be referred to a phlebology doctor: www. Phlebolgy. Org and put in your zip code. Venous disease causes swelling, cramping too. ...Read more
L foot/ vagina swel: There could be a clot, are you on BCP? Smoke? That inreases risk. Could also be mass (ovarian or abdominal), or autoimmune issues, kidney issue (though usually both sides if renal). Please go to ER/ urgent care as soon as possible today to be evaluated, clots are a serious issues. ...Read more
What could be causing my foot pain and swelling on the top of my left foot? It hursts all day with no relief, and I did not enjure the foot.
A few things: It sounds like it could be a little bursa, ganglionic cyst, lipoma or if it is hard, a bone spur or prominence of bones at the top of the foot. Keep an eye on it. If it gets bigger, painful or shows sign of shoe irritation consider seeing a podiatrist. ...Read more
Sorry that happened. Did you hit your head?
You need to see a physician and make sure your left foot is checked. An x-ray may need to be done to check for fractures. How long ago did you get injured?
Good luck! ...Read more
Many things: Not sure from your description exactly where you are talking about but there could be many causes- please give more info. ...Read more
Am 17 years and my left foot and ankle started swelling and it's very painful....what could be the problem?
Growing pains: You need to see a foot and ankle specialist and get an x-ray of your foot and ankle ...Read more
My infant, 19 months, has been limping almost to the point of not walking on her left foot. It's warm to the touch with slight swelling. Broken?
Hard to say: Possibilities range from a bug bite reaction to an infection in her foot/ankle. Without an exam, its just to hard to say. Pick up the phone and call her doc, you can discuss all the things you see and decide how soon and where to be seen. ...Read more
Left foot swollen since a 5-hour flight 2 days ago. Doesn't hurt to walk, swelling does down at night, but returns in the day. Should I be worried?
Concerned: I would be concerned. Mainly because of your age. Usually, the concern on long flights is someone can possibly get a clot in their leg. The concern is that normally your foot is not swollen. It is possible you have a stress fracture, though, I wold expect some degree of pain. A visit to the doc, I think would be a good idea. ...Read more
My left foot has been swelling for a while now xrays clear my white cells are slightly elevated that's the only abnormality in my blood work what could it be?
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