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The Ball Of My Foot Is Swollen
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
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
Bone spur on metatarsal, treated with cortisone, now foot is swollen ankle to toes, painful to stand or walk. What should I do now?
I had a ball charlie horse the other night i woke up screaming in pain now my foot is swollen and bruised why?
Stepped on a nail and foot is swollen i put peroxide on it and soaked it in salt water and its been 2 days and my foot is still swollen. This is on the ball of my foot. Do i need to seer a doctor?
Have it evaluated: Deep puncture wounds can be potentially dangerous as one may develop tetanus, or a number of other types of deep infections. If the wound was deep enough they may lead to bone infections. You may need periodic debridement of you wound to remove any unhealthy tissue. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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