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Toe Mcl Joint Capsule Swelling Bone Heal
How long does a broken toe, torn MCL in foot, torn joint capsule and swelling in the bone take to heal?
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
I have a torn big toe joint capsule and did PRP 10 weeks ago. Stil not healed. Can I deep tissue masage it and take comfrey (anti-inflam?) and silica?
Mri shows bone marrow edema of pisiform, trigger thumb, mcp capsulitis and mild distension of first cmc joint capsule. What does it all mean?
Will mcp capsulitis, moderate bone marrow edema at 1st pisiform, mild edema at 1st metacarpal due to contusion/stress reaction, mild distension of 1st cmc joint capsule effect surgery on trigger thumb?
Possibly: Suggest you talk these details over specifically with your surgeon doing the procedure. You have a right to a full, open, frank discussion without hurry. ...Read more
Broken big toe in joint. Got xray 12 weeks ago. Still have deep bruising. No swelling. How much longer will it take to heal?
Should be well healed at this time.
May want to have it checked. ...Read more
I have ra; synovitis caused soft-tissue swelling; x-rays show no abnormalities in bone. Can I reverse joint enlargement?
Yes: This is the time when it is most essential to have the RA treated aggressively, before bony changes such as erosions occur. It is critical to see a rheumatologist. ...Read more
Sometimes when I step, my big toe feels like it has a sharp rock in it. There is no swelling, redness or joint pain. Does not hurt to the touch?
Typically not: Most likely some other etiology for the swelling and pain. Ask you treating physician. ...Read more
My toe always feels like it needs to pop. No pain. No swelling in joints or redness. I am a runner.
See podiatrist: It's hard to say what is causing the discomfort. Possibly different shoes could help, but see a podiatrist to be sure. In the meantime, try on different running shoes to see if any other kind make it less noticeable. A podiatrist can evaluate your toe and find out what is wrong and treat the condition as well. ...Read more
I'm 32, aching fingers & toes joints. No swelling. Has occurred just before Winter for the last 2 years for a month or so & then disappears. Cause?
Varies: Some people with inflammatory and/ or arthritic problems will develop symptoms with weather changes. A rheumatologist could potentially be of assistance to screen you for a number of potential causes with some basic blood work. ...Read more
What is moderate pain and swelling in the joint of my big toe where it joins my foot. I'm 43 and very physically active.?
Overuse...: First thing that comes to mind when you say big toe joint and pain is gout. However, usually the pain is pretty severe, and it's red/inflamed. Very active people can have minor sprains and strains in the great toe that causes inflammation and pain, especially if there is some underlying arthritis that gets flares up. I would start with ibuprofen/rest and if not better in few days see doc. ...Read more
Burning sensation on bottom of my feet right below my big toe bone. Feels like fire. No pain no swelling or numbness. Should I get checked out?
Evaluation indicated: You should be evaluated by a musculoskeletal specialist of the feet such as a podiatrist or an orthopaedic surgeon who treats foot and ankle issues. Your description of your symptoms correlates with a problem or injury to the small sesamoid bones located on under surface of the big toe ...Read more
Kicked wall &might of shattered/broke toe joint never had it checked yrs later swelling &pain can't wear shoes at x's pain radiates 2 knee need Check?
Dec2nd I jammed my big toe tore the entire nail off and broke it. They say my bone is healing find but I still have extreme swelling. How much longer?
Issues controlling swelling after surgery on infected, shattered big toe bones. 5 weeks after surgery & swelling isn't going down. Elevated constantly
It takes a while: Gosh I am so sorry about the toes but to move on the healing is going to take longer. Its also important that you have close follow up by a health professional. This will heal of course but on its own time and your physicians help. Let us know how you are coming along and I will be watching for that. ...Read more
I have evening fever with burning, bone n joints paining, weakness, swelling, n body paining from 3yrs. Wt's d name of this dieses plz, It's so paiful 4 me.
See doctor: There could be many causes for your symptoms. You need to see a doctor and get an exam and blood tests to figure this out. Please see a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
Healing rates vary: The healing rates can vary depending on the individual, on the extent and type of fracture, and on the treatment. ...Read more
Pain in big toe mild swelling after falling down stairs. Difficulty walking (walking on side of foot). Pain wakes me and I think bone is displaced?
Always after swimmng my R big toe joint hurts when bent. Usually hav 2 limp when I walk. Nvr injured it, no swelling or discoloration. Can last a wk..
Pain: You may be hyperextending the MP joint if you are diving in. ...Read more
Swelling under the left foot's ankle bone for months. No big problems, only hurts when applied pressure. Also, on the toe bones it has hurt a few time
Sounds like you: Should be evaluated properly before things get worse. Since you odont mention which side of the ankle, medial or lateral all we know is there is ankle swelling which could be caused by a multitude of problems. You should visit a podiatrist or orthopedist for further exam and treatment. ...Read more
I am experiencing difficulty walking and bone pain. The following also describe me: Unable to bear weight, Painful swollen joints, Joint swelling, ...
Rheumatologist: Need complete evaluation for source of inflammationand weakness and then treatment options. Do not wait as your muscles will atrophy and make function worse and rehab longer ...Read more
I would advise: A consult with a rheumatologist. This type of doctor specializes in these types of conditions. ...Read more
My husband has been experience pain in his joints/bones severe swelling of his hands/pain and unable to grip sleepness of arms what could it be?
I stubbed my big toe on a door. I have rings of dark bruising around the joints, light bruising across the top of my foot, and mild swelling. Broken?
Hard to tell: It is difficult to tell if a bone is broken without an xray. It can swell and feel quite painful just from a bad bruise. If it is very swollen and bruised and if it is painful to touch over any part of the bone then you may want to get an xray. If you do not get one right away and it is getting better then it is probably not broken. If the pain gets worse or is not going away, then xray is needed. ...Read more
Hello, my mom has bad swelling at bone joint by base of thumb of side of wrist above thumb. Also bad swelling & pain of middle finger. Is this osteo?
Needs to be seen: Most probably artritis.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have sudden joint pain, swelling and purple discoloration in my big toe what could this be? The pain came on suddenly and I cannot really walk. I did not injure the toe or foot, I am not diabetic or in poor health. The only health condition I have is hy
Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection (ingrown nail), metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
The medial collateral ligament (MCL) is a wide band of tissue (a ligament) that runs along the inner side of each knee, connecting the thighbone (femur) to the shinbone (tibia), to help stabilize the knee joint. The MCL's main purpose is to prevent knees from bending too far ...Read more