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Swollen Feet After Surgery
Knee scope surgery 2 weeks ago my foot is still swollen. Is this normal? How long does the foot swelling last for? I ice it &take ibpfn thanks
Swollen feet ankles causes? All of a sudden I just had surgery 2 weeks ago for umbilical hernia. I do have high blood and have not taken my medicine
He had heart surgery 12/15/10. For six months been dealing with painful swollen feet. And now his hands. He has a hard time hearing as well.?
Swelling, deaf: This is concerning and needs thorough evaluation ASAP to assess both issues. ...Read more
Common....: It depends on the type of surgery. Minor superficial surgeries may not cause noticeable swelling. Swelling is common though following ankle surgery. ...Read more
Post-operative swell: Swelling travels with gravity. After most surgeries to lower extremities, the surgeon will instruct patients to keep their legs raised. This is so the swelling (fluid) doesn't build up following the flow of gravity to the foot and ankle. Although there may not be any procedures done to those areas, fluid can travel along a path of gravity and teh foot and ankle are at the bottom. ...Read more
An 84 yr 86 lb female, lg kidney stones in both. Unable to walk due foot swelling °en. Bone loss w/spurs in lower back. Is surgery an option.
Perhaps: The answer really depends on the overall health of the patient as well as the size and location of the stones, all of which determine what type of surgical procedure would be best for her specific case. Her treating physicians will consult with the urologist to decide if surgery is best for her. ...Read more
I just had back surgery 5 days ago can you can you detect a blood clot from the outer part of leg legs a big bruise, swollen feet have p.A.D.
No unfortunately, US: No unfortunately, a doppler ultrasound to visiualize the deep veins of the lower leg is required to rule out a blood clot in the leg (so called dvt (deep vein thrombosis) or clot. Early detection and anticoagulant therapy is the key to preventing a lethal pe (pulmanary embolus) which have killed a number of people, the reporter who developed an fatal pe after ridding in a tank all day in iraq. ...Read more
Fractured fibula, high ankle sprain 5 wk. No surgery, immobilized, no weight. Still having signif. Foot swelling, numb toes and darker color top foot.
NOrmal: Pain and swelling after a combined fracture/dislocation can persist for months. Follow up with ortho doc and xrays is required and pt is almost manidtory to regain motion and function. The numbness associated with a fracture sprain usually come from stretching the nerve (s) and may take up to a year to resolve. ...Read more
Suppadhayay, 67 yrs. Male, heavy sweating & vomiting. Advised heart surgery, kretininum serum& less heart pumping, cardivas12.5, snumlo5mg, foot swelling, ?
Swollen feet: Feet can swell from venous or lymphatic outflow obstruction from the legs, from excess fluid in the body, from weak veins with poor flow out from the legs, from too little protein in the blood, from high right heart pressure producing fluid outflow in the legs and other things... ...Read more
@ Ur age wearing a--: -tight knee brace, or tight elastic sox, otherwise U really need 2 have this evaluated 4 a serious underlying cardiovascular origin or renal cause. If U find a cause due 2 tight something on Ur legs, get in 2 C Ur PCP soon. ...Read more
Ankle surgery: Swelling can persist for some time after ankle surgery - or any surgery. The redness needs to be evaluated by your surgeon. He/she would want you to contact them for an evaluation. Do so sooner rather than later. Good luck. ...Read more
Edema: Swelling of your feet and ankles are likely due to excess fluid trapped in your tissues, called edema. It has many potential causes, including medications (calcium channel blockers, etc), venous insufficiency, arthritis, heart failure, liver disease or kidney disease. It would be a good idea to see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
Find the cause 1st: There may be many treatments for swollen feet. However, the more important question is why they are swollen. I would recommend that you be seen by an orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon if your primary care physician cannot find the cause of the swollen ankles. One in your area can be found at www. Aofas. Org. ...Read more
If there is persistant swelling, it needs to be checked out.
I would not want to speculate on all the causes. Renal concerns, vascular problems, allergies and autoimmune/hematologic and cardiac conditions have to be considered if it is persistant.
So it is best to see a pediatrician. ...Read more
Probably not.: Swollen feet have many causes. Did you sustain an injury? Do you have lower extremity circulatory problems? Do you have congestive heart failure? All these conditions, and more, can cause swelling in the lower extremities. Although aspirin is somewhat of an anti-inflammatory medication, it usually does not treat overt swelling. You should seek professional help for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
See your doctor: Seriously swollen feet and ankles can be related to underlying medical problems with your heart, liver or kidney. Once your evaluated you can move forward with treatment which might include diuretics or support stockings. ...Read more
Wouldn't think so: But heat can be a vasodilator which can cause swelling. ...Read more
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