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Swelling On Side Od Foot
Are your shoes fitting properly? Poor footwear is a common cause of foot swelling/discomfort.
Make sure your salt intake isn't too high. Stay hydrated as well (water is appropriate). If the swelling persists, see your physician. They may want to do some blood work. ...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
I got swelling and pain in my right foot toe's root. It started on the lower side and has started to spread slowly?
Pain outer side of foot x 2 days, doing couch to 5k without issue for 6 wks. See no swelling. Pain with walking, not to touch. Can I wait and see?
I am experiencing swelling and pain while walking on the side of my foot navicular area, after a fall last week, xrays are clear, what could it be?
Tendinitis: This is probably tendinitis of posterior tibial tendon you can do range of motion and stretching and antiinflamatories. If it is no better in a week or two you should have it looked at. There is a chance you could have torn the tendon and may need an MRI if it does not improve ...Read more
I am getting different answers on whether gapapentin causes swelling in feet. Drs are saying no, but the side effect warning labels says yes. Why?
Here are some...: Known to us, stroke is the most common cause for thalamic pain and may lead to hemiparesis leading to immobilization of extremities with subsequent the edema of affected legs, but not severe swelling except developing vessel-blocking clots in veins. So, seek evaluation & counseling for right attention and care as needed; do not hold wishful thinking and wait if just happening recently. ...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
Hard to say:
There are many causes of pain in the foot without any apparent trauma. Without knowing more about your boy's health history and getting a look at his tootsie, i'd be misleading you with any specific answers.
It's always safest and best to bring it in to a podiatrist, perhaps get an x-ray, and know for certain. Hope your boy feels better and good luck! ...Read more
I've been on fentanyl patch for 4 months is it possible to have bad side effects now ie. Swelling in feet and ankles?
I have swelling on both sides of my rt foot around the joint area. Very painful to touch and put pressure on the foot any thoughts?
I have read that a severe side effect of methadone is swelling in the legs and feet. Is this correct?
Is swelling common when wearing a walking boot all day? Almost 4 weeks into 5th met break. Just swells around the side of foot by 5th met
You may be: Better off on crutches if this is occuring. Ice it, try and elevate whenever possible. ...Read more
I smashed my foot on a wall yesterday and it's now got a big lump and swelling along the side of my foot. Is it possible I've chipped a bone?
I am having pain in top part of foot no swelling but big toes is cold feeling I can only walk on side of foot is this serious and what is causing it?
Could be: This could be serious. While this could be an issue of dropped arch or inappropriate shoe wear, you may have a fracture, or even a vascular issue. This should be evaluated by your family physician. ...Read more
December I jumped up in volleyball n landed on the side of my foot. X-ray only showed lateral swelling. Still aches all the time and pops when tilted.
Consider MRI: X-rays only rule out bony injury, possibly you injured a tendon? ...Read more
How can I tell if my foot is broken, if I can stand on it with pain, very minor swelling, no bruising but hurts to twist side to side but not up/down?
X-rays: The only way to tell for certain if a bone in your foot is broken is by x-ray. Your symptoms sound more like a strain or sprain, not a fracture. But, if you had a recent significant injury, are big into sports, or don't notice improvement after a few days of relative rest, an x-ray is indicated. You might have a stress fracture or minor hairline fracture. ...Read more
Feet swelling: Can be caused by so many different things like venous or arterial problems but since you have multiple problems see you pcp. ...Read more
Why does wellbutrin (bupropion) cause the side effect of inflammation in 1 feet (redness and swelling) within a day or two of use?
Concurrent Rx: Perhaps it's an interaction between Wellbutrin (bupropion) and another medication or herbal that you are taking. Do you have any other medical conditions? Does the inflammation persist throughout the entire time that you are taking Wellbutrin (bupropion)? Is this the first time that you have taken Wellbutrin (bupropion)? ...Read more
I was Jumping up in the air I came down on the side outside of my foot up near my baby toe directly under It it's turning purple and swelling hurts?
Sprain/Fracture: You most likely sustained a sprain/ fracture in this area and should get an xray and treatment for it. Meanwhile apply ice packs for 15 to 20minutes 3 to 4 times a day and if not pregnant, have a contraindication or allergic to NSAIDS, use as dosed on the bottle for pain relief. rest and elevate the foot. Hope you feel better ...Read more
More info: Need xray could be many things, need more information. ...Read more
I banged and bruised my inside of my foot last week. Why would the opposite side begin throbbing a week later? There's been no swelling.
I am experiencing ankle pain. The following also describes me: Ankle swelling. What should I do? The bone on the side of my foot looks out
I have pain on the outside of my foot. Dr said it was Achilles' tendon heel spur. How can this be if the swelling and pain are on the side?
GOOD POINT: That's a good point. A retrocalcaneal spur should hurt directly behind the heel bone. Talk to your doctor again; make sure he/she knows exactly where the pain is located, and ask them this same question. ...Read more
Can't afford xray, twisted foot, hurts to stand on but only minor swelling, no bruising, hurts to twist side to side but not up/down. What do I do?
Foot/ankle sprain: The first thing you should do is: elevate the foot, apply an ice bag to the injuried area, then get an ace wrap and put it on snug from the toes to over the ankle. Then after a meal, take 600mg to 800 mg of Ibuprofen (3 to 4 OTC ibuprofen) or 440mg of Aleve (naproxen) twice a day. Stay off the foot as much as possible for 2-3 days. If the pain is still present, you might have to see the Podiatrist. ...Read more
Foot pain in top and side of the foot with no bruising or swelling for a couple weeks, but now can't tolerate weight, who should I see an ortho or ped?
Specialist: Seeing a podiatrist or a foot & ankle orthopedic specialist would be a good choice. They both have unique knowledge of the foot and ankle. Either way, xrays, bloodwork and a good examination should help you in getting a diagnosis and treatment to help! ...Read more
Can naproxen cause swelling in the knees and. Feet? If so what should I do? I don't have any other side effects
Rarely: It can cause lower extremity swelling rare. If that happens, stop the medicine and call your doctor. ...Read more
Slight swelling in right foot as well as numbness with no tingling on sides of face, it changes sides and occasional pressure behind eyes.
See below: This cannot be answered on line. Get checked out by a doctor. ...Read more
Swelling in one foot/ankle significantly more than the other during pregnancy. Also some tightness in the calf on that side. Is this normal?
I had a injury to my knee and shin bone from a fall and now I have swelling all the way down to my feet and the inner side of my foot is turning blue?
SEE A DOCOTER: You had a significant injury since you have swelling and bleeding that cause the discoloration. It is in your foot because of gravity my advise see a doctor same time apply ice on the injured area that might slow down the bleeding and the bruises good luck ...Read more
I have great pain in the side of my foot that is unbearable. Feels like bad bruise or a chip bone. No swelling but painful to the touch. Please help.?
Runner?: The pain may come from a contusion or fx. Runners can have a stress fx and even older persons can have a stress fx or osteoporotic fx. You may only have a strain but if this pain is that severe then see someone for this and ask about a film. If this is normal then may need orthotics in the shoes you wear. See an orthopedist or podiatrist. ...Read more
I have scars on both sides of my ankle which cause pain/swelling/ numbness in 3toes and the ball of foot/heel physio helps but numbness is worse now?
The left side/bottom of my right foot gets a strange shock sensation when I walk then goes to pins and needles when not moving no noticeable swelling?
Get an EMG:
Evaluation by a neurologist or PM&R physician would be helpful. An EMG may be needed to determine precisely where your sensations are likely coming from.
*An EMG is a neurophysiologic test that uses electrodes, small electrical shocks and very fine needles to assess the function of nerves. ...Read more
Injuried knee for 2 month front/both sides of knee pain swelling front and back of knee, nerves in back of knee cause tingling in foot, can't bend kne?
Need an evaluation: You have a knee Ed fusion, and swelling in the back is a Baker cyst, and that is compressing on certain structures. There are other things I can mimic this. You need to have imaging, and evaluation, fluid removed from the knee, and a good idea of what the internal structural problems that may be compressing the nerve or vascular structures in the back of the knee ...Read more
I am taking cymbalta (duloxetine) for fibromyalgia and have gained 20lbs with hand and feet swelling. Are there other drugs that treat fibromyalgia with less side?
Make sure is Fibro: Fibromyalgia is one of the most overly diagnosed condition today. There are many underlying conditions that can explain many of the symptoms that are more common-place and actually treatable. Conditions of the neck and low back will frequently have "myofascial" (muscle, tendon, ligament=soft-tissues) related pain that will spread quite far at times. Seek pain specialist eval. If needed for options. ...Read more
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