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Swollen Foot After Running
Swollen foot is also known as Foot swelling. 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
I am normally healthy but after recent trauma to my foot (10 stitches to top of my foot) I have swollen foot after short time. What can I do?
Better work up: Did they do proper x-rays with your trauma? This is to diagnose a missed fracture. Is there pain? Sometimes just tissue swelling (bruising and ecchymosis) following an injury can cause this as well. See your primary doctor to help determine the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Physician: You need to see a physician asap. This can be serious. Your foot is probably infected and needs treatment. ...Read more
This is common.: This is a common finding after such a surgery. The major concern is to be on the look out for a d.V.T or clot in the leg. This would typically cause swelling of the leg and pain in the calf. The foot swells as the motion in the extremtiy is limited. The pain in the hip after the procedure is expected. Ice the hip, take your meds, and elevate your foot while at rest. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sore & swollen foot after the gout has been gone for 2 weeks now its purple & skin peeling any explaination?
Get reevaluated: Skin peeling is normal as the swelling goes down after the gout resolves. Purple is congestion where blood is being pooled in the toe as it is slowed down in its return to the heart. If the pain was completely resolved and returned or the same see you doctor. If it is improving then its normal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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