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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?

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?

Elevaate that foot: above heart on bed or sofa to drain it, can use ice pack over a sock too for 30 min of every hour , but if pain and swelling persist need xray or bone scan to see if hairline fracture ...Read more

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Hurt top of foot and now its swollen along with my knee why?

Hurt top of foot and now its swollen along with my knee why?

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 more

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I recently started experiencing a swollen knee and both feet as well.  can you tell me what could cause this?

I recently started experiencing a swollen knee and both feet as well.  can you tell me what could cause this?

Swollen knee & legs: Swelling in both feet is concerning and may be related to several different causes inlcuding positional changes, activity, heart function and kidney health to name a few. ...Read more

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I have stitches on my knee and my foot has all swollen up is that normal?

I have stitches on my knee and my foot has all swollen up is that normal?

Foot swelling: Is not normal and there is usually a reason. Whether or not it is related to the sutures is a question your doctor can answer for you, . ...Read more

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Why could my feet and knees be painful and swollen?

Why could my feet and knees be painful and swollen?

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

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Why is my foot so swollen after knee surgery?

Why is my foot so swollen after knee surgery?

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 more

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Is it normal for my foot to be swollen 3 days after knee surgery?

Is it normal for my foot to be swollen 3 days after knee surgery?

Yes: That is not uncommon, however if the swelling gets worse or you are having calf pain contact your doctor as there would be concern about a blood clot. ...Read more

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I have two hot, mildly swollen bumps. One on my foot and one on my knee. I have scratched both raw.

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 more

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