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I had bunion surgery on right foot. Why is it still sore and why is it sill stiff. It is still a little bit swollen near the.big toe.

I had bunion surgery on right foot. Why is it still sore and why is it sill stiff. It is still a little bit swollen near the.big toe.

Time dependent: bunion surgery can take 3-6 months to plateau in terms of pain reduction. If past that time orthopedic evaluation and x-rays can help diagnosing problem ...Read more

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Dual tissue growth between skin and toenail. One month ago, after going for a 3 hour hike, my big toe on my left foot felt very mildly sore and looked slightly swollen around the base of the nail. One week later, a small tissue growth developed. Two weeks

Dual tissue growth between skin and toenail. One month ago, after going for a 3 hour hike, my big toe on my left foot felt very mildly sore and looked slightly swollen around the base of the nail. One week later, a small tissue growth developed. Two weeks

See podiatrist: Some possibilities may be keratinized tissue, fungus, bacterial colonization, pyogenic granuloma....Without visualization of the lesion harder to give definitive diagnosis. A podiatrist likely can diagnose and offer treatment on seeing the toe. ...Read more

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I've been getting swollen and sore feet in the morning. What could be causing this and how do I treat it?

I've been getting swollen and sore feet in the morning. What could be causing this and how do I treat it?

Ask your doctor: If it is your joints that are puffy and they feel stiff and painful, it may indicate possible arthritis. There can be medical reasons for your swelling and/or pain, and if brought to the attention of your doctor properly addressed. ...Read more

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Every morning my feet are puffy, swollen and sore when I get up. Why?

Every morning my feet are puffy, swollen and sore when I get up. Why?

Any reason = exam: There can be various causes but since any one of them should be dealt w/ by a physician, have an exam and move forward from there. Circulation, fluid mgmt and diet are prime suspects - but let the exam and lab tests guide you. ...Read more

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Why do my feet feel sore and swollen at night?

Why do my feet feel sore and swollen at night?

Varicose veins?: If you have veins that you can see in your legs, think about seeing a phlebologist (vein specialist). If you don't see any veins, you could try wearing compression stockings during the day. If that helps, i would still see a phlebologist. If no veins and stockings don't help, a visit to a podiatrist might be in order. Seeing your primary care doctor before anyone else is never a bad idea. ...Read more

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Why my feet are swollen, hot, and feel sore?

Why my feet are swollen, hot, and feel sore?

Many possibilities: You need to be examined. If you have fever, you need to be seen sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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Why are my feet swollen sore and throbbing?

Why are my feet swollen sore and throbbing?

Sore, swollen feet: I am sorry but there isn't enough info to try to answer this. Please see your podiatrist or your physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it true swollen and sore feet and ankles can be a symptom of hypothyroidism?

Is it true swollen and sore feet and ankles can be a symptom of hypothyroidism?

VERY POSSIBLY: As there are different types of ankle and foot swelling, you should be examined and evaluated by a doctor. Although heart disease must be first ruled out, your symptoms could well be caused by an underactive thyroid gland. If you have other symptoms of an underactive thyroid, even if blood tests are "normal", you should discuss a trial of thyroid medication with your doctor. ...Read more

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