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Dr. Scott Keith
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Ant bit top of middle toe....now the toe and the top of my foot has swollen where sore to walk or bend used benedryl (cream n oral) and not helped.

Dr. Scott Keith
Board Certified, Podiatry
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Ant bit top of middle toe....now the toe and the top of my foot has swollen where sore to walk or bend used benedryl (cream n oral) and not helped.

Gi-ant Pain.: Ant bites can be a pain. You are doing all the right things. Try elevating the foot and applying an ice pack to the area. Taking an anti inflammatory like Motrin may also help. Unfortunately, there is no quick fix. ...Read more

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Dr. Jonathan Jassey
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Foot Swelling (Definition)

Foot swelling is a clinical finding in which a person's foot becomes enlarged ...Read more


Dr. James Bottiggi
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Dr. Robert Sterling
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I slipped down a couple steps yesterday. My left foot is swollen tender and discolored on the top. Is it a sprain or broken?

Dr. Robert Sterling
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I slipped down a couple steps yesterday. My left foot is swollen tender and discolored on the top. Is it a sprain or broken?

Walk the Walk: Maybe both! If you can walk on it, it's probably a sprain or a small fracture-but if it's swollen and tender and discolored it's a moot point.Go get it examined and maybe x-ray'd.You don't want to walk too much on an injury that looks like that without finding out what's going on inside.Chances are you might get away with it but if after 2-3 days it's not getting better or is the same, see a doc. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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Dr. Alexander Reyzelman
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Ice skating yesterday, and now the side of my foot is swollen and very sore. What happened inside the skate?

Dr. Alexander Reyzelman
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Ice skating yesterday, and now the side of my foot is swollen and very sore. What happened inside the skate?

Overuse: Make sure to rule out a stress fracture of the for. If it's not a stress fracture, then it's most likely an overuse injury such tendonitis. I recommend that you see a podiatrist and get an x-ray taken. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Finkelstein
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Dr. Frank Smith
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Bottom of my foot is swollen and top of my foot has sharp pain, what to do?

Dr. Frank Smith
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Bottom of my foot is swollen and top of my foot has sharp pain, what to do?

Foot pain: 1. Get an x-xray 2. See podiatrist 3. Get treatment that's not normal. ...Read more

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Dr. Stuart Plotkin
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My foot is swollen and it hurts to touch it on the top of my foot. How do I know if it's fractured?

Dr. Stuart Plotkin
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Get an x-ray: Get an x-ray- the only way to be sure. ...Read more

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