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Swollen Feet After Hiking
4 days Leg calves itch bad,slight swollen started new job on feet lot. No redness. 2 days later feet burn, BP fine.Normally have little edema .Age 61?
Extreme swelling in ankles & feet after compression socks swelling controlled bjt can't walk due to pain skin on feet dark blotchy. Scared!
You SHOULD be scared: You could have a really serious problem here. Get to a doctor right away! ...Read more
After 3.5 hour car ride very swollen legs and ankles. Lasted 3 days. Normal BP. Other time swollen after walking &bus. Very swollen after flight. Why?
See below: Swelling of feet and legs could be from insufficiency where valves in veins cannot overcome gravity and blood settles in legs and feet. Lymphedema can also cause fluid to accumulate there. Elevate feet/legs whenever possible. Elastic stockings and compression therapy may help. See your physician for evaluation to find cause and get treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Feet get red after walking. veins buldging. left foot and ankle discoloured since ankle sprain over three years ago.how do i prevent feet from redness?
Blood vessels.: There is a host of reasons why your feet get red and the veins bulge after walking. More than likely it is tied to the way the blood flows to the feet, supplies the tissues and then returns back up the leg. Medications, blood vessel health, capillary return are just a few possibilities. You would be best served to have a thorough evaluation before any action is taken. ...Read more
Swollen hard red lumps on lower legs & ankles swollen w/ very sore hip, knee & ankle joints. Mainly hurts after resting. One heel aches a lot flatfeet?
Needs to be checked : We do not have enough information to tell you what is causing your symptoms of swollen lumps and pain in the joints. We don't know how old you are and what other co existing condition you might have and if you are taking any medicine. Etc. We need a detailed history and physical exam and you may need blood test and if indicated some imaging like xrayes or others like MRI etc,Consult your doctor ...Read more
Pitting edema around ankles one week after ankle injury. No pain, just discomfort, causes whole foot to swell after standing. Treatment options?
Common: Injuries disrupt the flow of the lymphatics. This results in swelling. It is only temporary. Solution: Co-band wrap or Ace-wrap for ~1week and, keep using it (unless real painful) [if bruising, you may need an x-ray] ...Read more
I am experiencing foot pain, foot swelling, bursitis and foot redness. i have sore feet after a hard day of college classes is it my dress shoes i wr?
Do easiest first.: There is a whole host of possible reasons why you are experiencing foot pain and swelling. Without question, improperly fitting shoes is a distinct possibility and at the top of the list. Why not test your theory and stop wearing your dress shoes for a while. I have a feeling that relief is at hand. ...Read more
After riding bike in 50 degree temps, noticed big toes getting dark and numbness in feet. Recently noticed feet looking mottled when cold. Cleared up.
See below: Could have been from the temperature causing a mild hypothermic reaction but closing down the blood supply. Good that it is cleared up, but keep the feet warm. ...Read more
When on my feet for a few hours, my feet swell, legs hurt, muscles get weak, and toenails hurt, and leg, foot, ankle and toe joints ache. Whats up?
2months ago on sunburned my shins & feet really bad-red , purple & swollen.Symptoms resolved but now my feet & ankles swell daily& turn purple. Can I ?
2-3" redish patch near front of shin after standing on legs for 11hrs. I think I rest my other foot there while standing. Coupe hours after still here?
Pushing too hard...: The skin turning red is a sure sign of an inflammatory process is happening. Standing for hours at a time does not usually cause a reddish patch to appear. Your comment on how your other foot may be resting on the shin, does sound reasonable. Just before normal tissue starts to break down from too much pressure, it turns red. Failure to stop the pressure could cause the red skin to ulcerate. ...Read more
Walking in bare feet on frosty pavement left foot went down threw icy pothole back of my foot near my toes swollen walking is painful like it burns?
Work Quickly.: You my have very well fractured , or at least injured the area of the metatarsal bones and/ or toes. You need to RICE your foot immediately. Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevate. Probably in the morning you should make an appointment at your local surgery to have it evaluated. Crutches and /or cast boot may be a big help. Keeping the flannel to a minimum. ...Read more
Moved 1month ago & when walk on carpet with bare feet the tops of feet & ankles get tingly & itchy.
Perhaps: The carpet needs a good cleaning.......Get a more detailed answer ›
I've had swollen hard red lumps on my lower legs for a couple of weeks now & severly aching joints (hips, knees & ankles) my ankles are now swollen an?
Lumps aching joints: F of unknown age or location or medical Hx notes: I've had swollen hard red lumps on my lower legs for a couple of weeks now & severly aching joints (hips, knees & ankles) my ankles are now swollen an? ANS: Many things can do. Do u live with ticks carrying Lyme disease? Are you in age range/location for acute rheumatic fever? Always provide at least this information. See local Dr now. ...Read more
Chronic: small red patches on the inner ankles branching out quickly, feet &leg pain after walking, looks worse after walking/shower, what's this?
Red patches: The description , unfortunately , doesn't give enough information. As it could be a lot of different things it merits an exam to decide. See your podiatrist or dermatologist. ...Read more
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