Ask now
Rated 5.0/5 based on 14 votes

Top
10
Doctor insights on: The Top Of My Foot Is Swollen And Sore

Share
Dr. Aaron Milstone
21 years in practice
1M people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
Dr. Eric Bluman
342 doctors shared insights

Foot Swelling (Definition)

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


Dr. Aaron Milstone
21 years in practice
1M people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
3

3
Ice skating yesterday, and now the side of my foot is swollen and very sore. What happened inside the skate?

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

Get help now ›
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Board Certified
21 years in practice
1M people helped
Get help from a specialist now
Continue
9

9
I had a fall down the stairs and IV got quiet a big lump appeAr near the ankle area my whole ankle and the top half of my foot is swollen very red and?

I had a fall down the stairs and IV got quiet a big lump appeAr near the ankle area my whole ankle and the top half of my foot is swollen very red and?

See a doctor: May just be a bad sprain. An X-ray would rule out a fracture. Elevate your foot, apply a cool compress, stay off of it, and wrap with an ace bandage for support. See your doctor. ...Read more

Get help now ›
10

10
Is bone cancer a possibility? My foot has had problems before, but its never been this bad. My foot is swollen and i've been having excruciating pain. The pain is getting worse and its going up my leg. My hip has also started to hurt/ache, and so has the

Request : Request a test for gout (uric acid) and an arthritis panel to rule out any autoimmune issues like lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, etc. A bone scan (dexa) is a good idea to rule out osteoporosis/osteopenia. Also, have x-rays of your foot and/or hip been done? If not this is not a bad idea to give clues as to the diagnosis. A more detailed history and physical is needed to decide on other possibilities; to answer your question bone cancer is unlikely but not entirely impossible. If you are unhappy with your care, seek a second opinion. Best of luck. ...Read more

Get help now ›

Get more personalized answers directly from real doctors!

Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Aaron Milstone
21 years in practice
1M people helped
Continue
67,000 doctors available
Find us on Facebook