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Why Is My Foot Swollen Broken Knee
I fell on my knee 3 weeks ago. Swelling and bruising all down my leg.. Now 3 weeks later my foot and ankle are very swollen?
Swelling-damage: Usually swelling means some type of damage, either injury or systemic issue. Since you state you hurt foot, i would recommend trying rest with elevation, cold pack, compression with ace wrap, elevation. If this does not take care of swelling and pain, see your pcp, podiatrist or orthopedist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I recently started experiencing a swollen knee and both feet as well. can you tell me what could cause this?
My fiance from his knees to his feet become swollen turn red the skin becomes flakey and he has spider viens. Its very painful. What could this be. ?
A few things: Excess dietary sodium can cause fluid retention, which can explain swelling in the foot, ankles and legs. It can also be due to other medical issues as well, such as hypertension, diabetes, vein problems or other circulatory issues, arthritis and certain medication use. Discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more
DVT: Your foot is probably swollen from the trauma of knee surgery, but it can be swollen from a blood clot in your leg, which can be extremely dangerous. Deep venous thrombus can have formed in one of the deep veins in your leg causing the swelling in your foot.Knee surgery puts you at a very high risk for this. It can be very dangerous as this can progress to a pulmonary embolism.So get checked out. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have two hot, mildly swollen bumps. One on my foot and one on my knee. I have scratched both raw.
Bumps: Ok, it is tough to say what they may be, especially over the computer. Scratching them raw was not a good idea, as that increases the risk of them getting infected if they were not already. See the Doctor for an examination and diagnosis of them so the proper treatment can occur. Best wishes to you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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