Top
20
Doctor insights on: What To Do For Swollen Feet And Ankles

Share
1

1
What can I do for itchy toes and feet?

What can I do for itchy toes and feet?

Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer

Pedal Edema (Definition)

Pedal edema is fluid collection or ...Read more


3

3
What must I do for swollen feet and ankles after delivery?

What must I do for swollen feet and ankles after delivery?

Edema: Try elevating the legs and feet above the level of your heart for 15 minutes three or four times a day. Try support hose as well. Decreasing salt intake can help. ...Read more

4

4
What should I do for swollen feet and ankles after delivery?

What should I do for swollen feet and ankles after delivery?

New shoes: Swollen feet and ankles ae common with pregnancy, the swelling goes down with time but remember that your shoe size may go up. Keep moving, wear supportive socks and shoes, enjoy your child. ...Read more

6

6
Both my feet and ankles are swollen what can I do to releive this and why is this happening?

Both my feet and ankles are swollen what can I do to releive this and why is this happening?

Foot/Ankle Swelling: The #1 reason for bilatteral foot and ankle swelling is that our veins begin to weaken and not do as good a job moving the fluid back to the heart. This can be helped by 4 simple tricks--low level of support hose, reducing salt in the diet, getting some elevation when we sit or lay, and doing 10 ankle pumps (moving feet up and down) every couple hours. Dr rich blake. ...Read more

8

8
What to do about very sore and swollen ankles?

What to do about very sore and swollen ankles?

RICE: Try resting, ice, compression and elevation. Swelling of the ankle could be from numerous conditions including trauma and arthritis. I would recommend evaluation by your primary care physician. They can then refer you to a specialist in your area who treats ankle pain. ...Read more

9

9
What type of doctor do I see about swollen feet, ankles and legs?

What type of doctor do I see about swollen feet, ankles and legs?

H2O, H2O everywhere: Probably best to start with your family doctor. He will evaluate the causes that are known to cause swelling. He can either begin a treatment plan or refer you to a specialist who can help. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
10

10
What causes your feet and ankle to swell?

What causes your feet and ankle to swell?

Several things: Swelling may result from things such as trauma (fractures, sprains, strains), leaky veins, blood clots, heart failure and certain medications. I would recommend evaluation by you primary care physician or a podiatrist. ...Read more

12

12
My feet are swollen and purple, and I don't know what to do.

My feet are swollen and purple, and I don't know what to do.

Go to er: Swollen feet can be caused by many things like poor venous flow, heart failure, or weight. However, purple feet is concerning. This could mean restricted blood flow which if present, can be very serious. If that is present or if your feet are cold or numb, go to the ER now for testing. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
13

13
What can I do for my swollen ankles.?

What can I do for my swollen ankles.?

Depends on cause: If the swelling resolves overnight, this is most likely due to venous insufficiency. Elastic stockings are best long term remedy. Elevate legs whenever possible. If this persists or if swelling does not improve overnight, get examined by your physician for other possible causes which can be treated. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
15

15
What to do for pain in fingers and swollen knuckles?

What to do for pain in fingers and swollen knuckles?

Hand arthritis: Need to get xray of the hand and some blood work to rule out rheumatological/connective tissue disorder and also to rule out an infection if accompanied by redness and any fevers. ...Read more

16

16
What can I do for swallin legs and feet?

What can I do for swallin legs and feet?

Elevation: If there is no new medical problem you may want to try over the counter compression stockings. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
17

17
What can cause your feet and ankles to constantly pop?

What can cause your feet and ankles to constantly pop?

2 options: Some cases are due to the prolonged build up of certain gases that are able to escape the joint once a certain pressure is reached and movement is occurring. Arthritis will cause similar symptoms with a more frequent occurrence, happening repeatedly after seconds rather than every 20-30 minutes. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
18

18
What should I do for small calves and ankles?

Work out: You can increase your calf size by increasing workouts and increasing your diet to reflect activity. Ankles do not have any muscle around it, much like elbows and the wrist, so there is nothing outside of surgery to increase the size of an ankle. ...Read more

19

19
What to so for feet that swell?

What to so for feet that swell?

Depends on cause: We need more information to determine the reason for the swelling and treatment would depend on the cause. If the swelling is related to being on your feet most of the day, putting your feet up at night might help. With an examination, your doctor can help guide treatment. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
20

20
What to do if I have a rash and swollen feet and fingers. What do I wear?

What to do if I have a rash and swollen feet and fingers. What do I wear?

See below: It is not a matter of what you wear. You need to see a doctor to find out the cause of the rash and swelling. ...Read more