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The Ball Of My Foot Is Swollen
Swollen: As you can see from the other answers, there a number of possible causes. See your podiatrist for an evaluation and determination of the cause and formulation of a treatment plan. ...Read more
The ball on my right foot is swollen and a bit painful. I never had an accident. Now I am walking over on my other foot. Any suggestions?
Maybe overuse: Swelling can be caused by a variety of problems. Simple treatment consists of rice: rest, ice compression and elevation. Antiinflammatories are helpful if tolerated. Limit standing and walking and stay in a stiff shoe. Problems can include: stress fractures, capsulitis, pinched nerve, foreign body and infection. If it is not improving, see your podiatrist. Dr l. ...Read more
Ice: But I would see a foot doctor for clinical exam to figure out the cause: i.E fracture? ...Read more
The ball of my right foot is swolle. N if I ice it, take ibuprofen, and elevate my foot, will it subside?
See below: Those are good first steps. If it persists, see your doctor. ...Read more
Which side: Please let us know they differ....Get a more detailed answer ›
Acid: Vinegar is an acid. You probable have a inflammatory reaction. By the way vinegar will not cure athletes foot. ...Read more
Ice, elevation, rest:
Ice, elevation and compression couples with rest will help the swelling go down if you have had a minor sprain.
If this swelling is from any other reason you need to seek medical help to determine the cause. It could be gout, infection or even a clog in an artery or vein. ...Read more
Infection: If you are sure it was a bug bite and your whole foot is swollen it is quite possible you have a infection and yes this could be serious if left not treated see your podiatrist or family doctor and be accessed. ...Read more
My left side (middle)of the bottom of my foot is swollen, and painful to the right. What should I do?
Rest, ice, compess: To start. Howver, see podiatrist to get proper evaluation and treatment. You will likely require x-rays to fully evaluate. ...Read more
Yesterday I Slipped into a hole and I banged the side of my foot into a brick, and today my foot is swollen and hurts. What should I do?
X-ray: If it still really hurts ask your mother or father to get you to see a doctor for an X-ray ...Read more
Hard to say without some more history of the events leading up to the swelling. If the story has limited velocity or stress and it's painless swelling it's unlikely fractured. Always best to have your MD do an exam and take a history to determine your risks.
http://www. Healthgrades. Com/right-care/injuries-and-wounds/foot-swelling ...Read more
1. Get an x-xray
2. See podiatrist
3. Get treatment that's not normal. ...Read more
My foot is swollen and black n blue. I don't recall anything happening but it hurts bad when I lift my foot up off the ground I have a burning sensat?
Yes: Pain, redness and swelling may indicate the onset of infection. Make sure your tetanus boosters are up to date as well. ...Read more
My foot is swollen and it hurts to touch it on the top of my foot. How do I know if it's fractured?
Get an x-ray: Get an x-ray- the only way to be sure. ...Read more
My foot is swollen and it hurts to stand n walk on at all times! Also when I'm sleep my foot goes to sleep?
See your doctor: If it hurts to stand on it could be a fracture. There are fractures that could have occurred from hitting it, but then there such things as overuse fractures as well. It could also be a sprain or a strain. Would need a physical exam or further studies to assess appropriately. ...Read more
My foot is swollen big, I jus got stitch's 3 days ago, its leakin a clear liquid at one spot, slowley but surely, is that bad?
See your Dr.: Sounds like possible foot infection. See your foot doctor. ...Read more
I tripped on the top of my foot. My foot is swollen, it kind of hurts to wiggle my toes and putting constant pressure hurts too.
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be x-ray examination. If the injury was not severe enough to cause a fracture, you may watch and wait. If it does not improve in a day or so, it would be prudent to see a doctor or go to the emergency room of a hospital.
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My foot is swollen. It really hurts to put pressure on it. I took pain killers and iced it didn't do anything! Please help it hurts so badly?
The top of my foot is swollen and bruised. It hurt earlier but there is no pain now. I don't know what happened. Any suggestions on what is wrong?
Hi, fractured the fifth metaltoris in my left foot been in plaster for 6 weeks 2 days and after having plaster removed my foot is swollen. Normal?
Yes, some times: But will go away once healing is complete, elevate the foot when ever possible ...Read more
I got stung by a honey bee and my foot is swollen and painful. When will it stop being like this?
Intense pain: Starts to dissipate in minutes ; by a couple hours the pain intensity is markedly reduced. Pain goes from sharp to dull and is usually resolved within 3 days or so. Normal sting symptoms may include pain, itching, swelling, redness ; tenderness of the affected area. Milder allergic reactions: swelling of > 4 inches (baseball), nausea, GI cramps, diarrhea. Severe allergic reactions may present. ...Read more
My foot is swollen to twice its normal size from Gout. How long should I wait to go to the doctor?
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My boil popped and my foot is swollen. Is ther any antibiotic I should take? And how do I clean it?
Abscess treatment: A boil is an infection of the skin often caused by Staphylococcus or 'Staph'. When the boil 'pops' -healing has already begun. If there's redness or pain around the area, then you may need further treatment like antibiotics. Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole is good for that (the pharmacist can help with the dosing). If you have sulfa allergy tho, you need a different one. San Lazaro Hospital may help ...Read more
If I go to the dr. Will they give me a walkingbot and crutches? My foot is swollen and I can't really put any pressure on it. My ankle hurts a little.
It depends: Depending on the diagnosis made after you have been examined and x-rays have been taken will dictate whether you can bear weight or not. ...Read more
Could use your help docs! My foot is swollen and it hurts to touch it on the top of my foot. It doesn't hurt to walk on it but could it still be fractured?
The inside of my foot is swollen and it hurts when I wear shoes and when I walk and run. What could it be?
? tendonitis: If you have had no injury or new footwear, then plantar tendonitis or fasciitis ...Read more
Ice skating yesterday, and now the side of my foot is swollen and very sore. What happened inside the skate?
Allergix reaction to deer fly bite. My foot is swollen red and warm to touch itches terribly. Should I seek a dr?
Yes: Because deer fly may carry infections.Get a more detailed answer ›
I been bit by a bee now my foot is swollen and its trying to get numb going up to my leg. What can I do I'm feeling kind a funny, nervous
Moderate pain in my ankle and along the top of my foot, especially when I walk and the top of my foot is swollen. Should I get it checked?
I had a ball charlie horse the other night I woke up screaming in pain now my foot is swollen and bruised why?
Not sound like Charlie horse to me....
DVT should be ruled out....
Any possibility you banged your foot? ...Read more