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Treatment Of Foot Edema
I have biltaeral puffiness and a tingly feeling in the bottom of both feet and toes. My doctor started me on treatment for edema, but it not help.?
Puffy toes: Edema is a condition and not a disease . It can be associated with cardiovascular conditions, where the body is retaining fluid or due to other chronic systemic diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis. The first step in dealing with your edema is in assessing its cause. Many times the treatment is different, depending on its cause. If you could more medical history it could help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Edema is also known as Swelling. Fluid in the tissues, either caused by something local to the swollen area like an injury or inflammation, or from the body's retention of water. Gravity brings the fluid to the feet & legs in that case. As a general rule, if one foot is swollen, something is wrong with the foot. If both feet are swollen, it's not the feet, but water ...Read more
Swelling: It really depends on the cause. If its both feet and legs it may be due to congestive heart failure, low protein in the blood or chronic venous changes. You need a full evaluation by a doctor. The treatment depends on the cause. Sometimes elevation helps, other times medications are needed. Usually cutting back on salt intake is helpful also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Got stray cat scratch on foot it bled. Cleaned with piodine alcohol pad got tetnus inj also. No swelling or anything do I need anymore treatment or dr?
I've several insect bites on my foot and one large blister has formed over a bite, some swelling&alot of itchiness. Should i seek medical treatment?
Seeking medical : Attention is never bad or wrong, afterall, you do have a problem. Alternatively, l if you feel comfortable using a sterile instrument you can pop the blister allow it to drain and place some antibiotic ointment to the site and bandage it. Change daily and monitor the wound and yourself for any fever or signs of redness or swelling by the bites. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Foot ligament injured since 29dys ago for 15dys rice treatment but still 10% swelling is there. Wat to do & when should I start my wrestling practice?
Ligament sprain: You should only start practicing once you're pain and symptom free. If the swelling persists whereas other symptoms are absent, you can try to elevate you foot and use a compression stocking or an ace wrap. You should be able to resume normal daily activity and some strengthening exercises such as range of motion exercises. Also, make sure you use footwear that is protective. ...Read more
I was bite by a deer fly 3 days ago and still have extreme swelling,bone pain,and radiating heat on my foot, ankle and calf. Should I seek treatment?
Bug bite: Absolutely - seek assistance sooner rather than later ...Read more
18 month old got bitten by fire ants on foot and ankle.Bite is slightly swollen and red with little pimple.Treatment? Benadryl for swelling?
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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