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My right foot first started swelling under by foot at the base of my middle toe around the distal end of my metatarsal area. It felt as if i was walking on a half of a golf ball. The swelling got worse and now my middle toe is extremely swollen and the ba

My right foot first started swelling under by foot at the base of my middle toe around the distal end of my metatarsal area. It felt as if i was walking on a half of a golf ball. The swelling got worse and now my middle toe is extremely swollen and the ba

Swollen Toe: Joints swell when fluid in the tissue surrounding the joints increases. Swollen joints are common in people with arthritis, infections, gout, and joint injuries. Treatment for swollen joints depends on the cause of the swollen joint. See your doctor for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Should my foot and ankle still be swollen 2 months after fracturing 4 metatarsal bones?

Should my foot and ankle still be swollen 2 months after fracturing 4 metatarsal bones?

Yes: The bulk of the swelling will decrease in the first 3 months. The remainder will dwindle down in the course of a year. Try to be a little patient as this is always frustrating. If the swelling is getting worse or increasing, see your doctor for follow up x-rays and possibly an mri. ...Read more

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A table fell over on my foot. it is swollen, in severe pain across entire metatarsal area of the forefront. Can't move 4th, 5th toe. What next?

A  table fell over on my foot. it is swollen, in severe pain across entire metatarsal area of the forefront. Can't move 4th, 5th toe.  What next?

Go to ER: You may have fractured one or more of the bones in the foot. You need an x-Ray to confirm diagnosis followed by appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I get stress fractures in my feet. Low vit D. Osteopinea-this one is more painful and swollen over 2 and 3rd metatarsal. Is it worth X-ray?

I get stress fractures in my feet. Low vit D. Osteopinea-this one is more painful and swollen over 2 and 3rd metatarsal. Is it worth X-ray?

Definitely, and you-: -need a workup for the osteopenis.msy need treatment. You are young to have this. Also if you are diabetic, infection can be the cause. ...Read more

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I fractured my 2nd metatarsal and had cast off 3 days ago. My foot seems very swollen and I can feel a lump where the break was, should I worry? How long can it be like this, very painful when walking

I fractured my 2nd metatarsal and had cast off 3 days ago. My foot seems very swollen and I can feel a lump where the break was, should I worry? How long can it be like this, very painful when walking

Fractured bone: After wearing a cast for a fracture, there is a lump of bone called a bone callus that can sometimes be felt overlying the fracture. Your Orthopedist or Podiatrist should discuss with you post fracture Physiotherapy to help reduce the pain and swelling. ...Read more

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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