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What Causes Instep 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
I've developed a chronic swelling on my instep that's also sore from a neuroma stump removal. What should I do?
It depends: On when the stump neuroma was removed. Please give more info. You can ice the area, and take an otc anti-inflammatory if able (ibuprofen, naproxen). You also should clarify what you mean by "instep." this term typically refers to the top of the midfoot, but i suspect you may mean the "arch area on the bottom of the foot?" sorry, wish i could help more...I'll look for your question to re-post. ...Read more
There is a swelling on both of my insteps , the right a little more than the left. And a pining in my toes, sometimes the center toe.
Foot feel plump.?
See a podiatrist: You have a problem and an in person exam can pin point it. A differential diagnosis could include, neuroma, plantar plate tear. Those would be my first two thoughts mainly cause the condition is bilateral. So, a stress fracture or the likes would be less likely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Right knee pain, swelling & tightness with pain radiating to instep. Symptoms suddenly began for no apparent reason.
Following extensive back surgery 7 months ago, I woke up with bilateral swelling in the medial part of my instep and ankles (like wearing too tight half gaiters). It has worsened with compression stockings, and aquasizing and is now difficult to walk. Th
Call doctor ASAP: With back surgery, you would likely be more sedentary post-op. I am concerned that you may have develop a blood clot in your legs and you need to call your doctor ASAP since this may be a life-threatening issue. There may be other reasons for your problem, but this is likely the most urgent problem to be ruled out. ...Read more
Both of my inside ankles close to the instep (but not the instep) are swollen with no other swelling in legs or feet.
What home remedy could i do?
I have swelling and bruising on my instep after a possible stress fracture on my 5th metatarsal; can these be connected? What is causing the swelling?
Yes: Stress fracture, just like any other fracture causes swelling and bruising. The difference is that stress fracture results from over uses and pressure on the bone versus other fractures that are usually caused by trauma. Treatments of most of the foot fractures including stress fracture is immobilization along with compression, rest and elevation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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