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Recently I have swollen and painful foot arch after running, how should I treat this?

Recently I have swollen and painful foot arch after running, how should I treat this?

Ice and support: Usually this is due to a lack of support in your shoes. Ice the area to reduce the swelling and either purchase orthotics from your podiatrist or some form of support to aid you in running. Get out of those old shoes. ...Read more

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Swollen Foot (Definition)

Just means fluid is collecting in the tissues. When only 1 foot is swollen, it usually means the cause is local (something going on with in the foot), but if both feet are swollen, it usually means your body is retaining fluid, and the only reason it's showing up in the feet is that gravity thing. If you stood on your head all day, ...Read more


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What to do about my swollen foot?

What to do about my swollen foot?

Lots of things: There are many causes of swelling (edema) of just one of your feet. They include: injuries such as fracture or sprain, inflammatory conditions like gout or arthritis, infections, injury from a puncture or splinter, a blood clot or a tumor. Sometimes swelling comes from damage to the circulation from an injury to the knee or groin. This often follows knee or hip replacement surgery. See your pcp. ...Read more

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What can I do for a swollen foot?

What can I do for a swollen foot?

Swollen foot: As already stated the rest ice compression elevation are all good, but you need to determine the cause of the swelling for proper and effective relief . See your podiatrist for an evaluation . ...Read more

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What do you recommend for swollen foot?

What do you recommend for swollen foot?

Swollen: First, I recommend that the cause of the swelling be determined. Then you will get a treatment plan from your treating podiatrist. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure a swollen foot?

What is the best way to cure a swollen foot?

Depends on cause: It depends on the cause of the swelling. Following a minor injury, rest, ice, compression, and elevation can help reduce swelling. If the swelling is due to a medical condition, see your doctor for more specific recommendations. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: swollen foot?

What is the definition or description of: swollen foot?

Swollen foot: Just means fluid is collecting in the tissues. When only 1 foot is swollen, it usually means the cause is local (something going on with in the foot), but if both feet are swollen, it usually means your body is retaining fluid, and the only reason it's showing up in the feet is that gravity thing. If you stood on your head all day, your head would swell. ...Read more

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Is it okay for me to release the fluid in my swollen foot?

Is it okay for me to release the fluid in my swollen foot?

Fluid release: No - it is never ok for you to do this at home. You do not have sterile instruments ( and alcohol won't suffice). Nor do you have the anatomical knowledge to not make a complete botch job of the task. Get medical help , determine the cause of the swelling and leave medical procedures to medical professionals . ...Read more

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Swollen foot after being outside in the cold. Why did this happen?

Swollen foot after being outside in the cold. Why did this happen?

There are too many : Possibilities. You would need a proper exam. Under ordinary circumstances this should not happen. ...Read more

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What's the cure for a swollen foot?

What's the cure for a swollen foot?

Swollen foot: The first right thing to do is determine the cause of the swelling. Then the appropriate treatment can be administered . ...Read more

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Can a dr drain fluid off a swollen foot?

Can a dr drain fluid off a swollen foot?

Depends: On what is causing the fluid and size of joint. Cyst, abscess gout etc can be drained but general swelling no. Elevation and compression are your best bet. ...Read more

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