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Why Is The Ball Of My Foot Swollen
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A thing fell on my foot and i think I have broke my 5 metatarsal.Can u walk on a broken metatarsal.Its a swollen and really hurts if u press on a spot?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bone spur on metatarsal, treated with cortisone, now foot is swollen ankle to toes, painful to stand or walk. What should I do now?
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?
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