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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

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


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I had a metal hitch drop on top of my ankle/foot. Severe pain, swelling, bruising and numbness in toes. What could it be?

I had a metal hitch drop on top of my ankle/foot. Severe pain, swelling, bruising and numbness in toes. What could it be?

Depends: Numbness can be caused fro swelling Crush injuries are always tough. If it doesn't improve or gets worse over the next 2-3 days, have it checked for any fractures. Use ice, rest and NSAIDS. ...Read more

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What could be causing my foot pain and swelling on the top of my left foot? It hursts all day with no relief, and i did not enjure the foot.

What could be causing my foot pain and swelling on the top of my left foot? It hursts all day with no relief, and i did not enjure the foot.

Foot Pain: Foot pain and swelling can be caused numerous reasons. Just a few are stress fractures, capsulitis, tendonitis. I would recommend seeing a specialist' and getting an x-ray and possible mri. ...Read more

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Foot pain in top and side of the foot with no bruising or swelling for a couple weeks , but now can't tolerate weight, who should I see an ortho or ped?

Foot pain in top and side of the foot with no bruising or swelling for a couple weeks , but now can't tolerate weight, who should I see an ortho or ped?

Specialist: Seeing a podiatrist or a foot & ankle orthopedic specialist would be a good choice. They both have unique knowledge of the foot and ankle. Either way, xrays, bloodwork and a good examination should help you in getting a diagnosis and treatment to help! ...Read more

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5'6, 127 lbs. Dx: o/a (r) knee from fall. Swelling ankle, top of foot, pain in toes (r foot), low back pain. Is this all related or something else?

5'6, 127 lbs. Dx: o/a (r) knee from fall. Swelling ankle, top of foot, pain in toes (r foot), low back pain. Is this all related or something else?

Yes: If you have not injured yoursefl. When one joint in the body is not performing the way it should, the joints close to them pick up the slack. See your orhopod or rhuematologist who is taking care of you for further evaluation if needed. ...Read more

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What can cause sudden foot pain and swelling?

What can cause sudden foot pain and swelling?

An injury: Is most likely but in the absence of a traumatic event, it could be a systemic or infectious sign that warrants attention ...Read more

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How can one diagnose foot pain when there is no swelling?

How can one diagnose foot pain when there is no swelling?

See podiatrist: Swelling does not always occur with pain. See apodiatrist for exam. ...Read more

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My son felt a sharp pain on outside of left side of foot. Pain has been sporadic . No swelling.?

My son felt a sharp pain on outside of left side of foot. Pain has been sporadic . No swelling.?

Hard to say: There are many causes of pain in the foot without any apparent trauma. Without knowing more about your boy's health history and getting a look at his tootsie, i'd be misleading you with any specific answers. It's always safest and best to bring it in to a podiatrist, perhaps get an x-ray, and know for certain. Hope your boy feels better and good luck! ...Read more

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Dr. John Landi
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Foot Pain (Definition)

Any abnormal sensation which occurs with normal use and ...Read more