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Could a knee bandage cause ankle and foot swelling?

Could a knee bandage cause ankle and foot swelling?

Yes...: If the bandage is too tight the area below the area may get increased swelling. ...Read more

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Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
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Ankle Swelling (Definition)

Ankle swelling or edema around the ankle is fluid in the soft tissue and can have many causes such as injury, vein problems, heart ...Read more


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Does a hyperextended knee also lead to calf swelling?

Does a hyperextended knee also lead to calf swelling?

Yes, calf X's knee: The calf muscles cross the back of the knee as they originate from the back of the thigh bone next to the knee capsule. When the knee hyperextends, the back of the knee often over stretches. This can cause injury to your knee that includes the posterior capsule and juxtaposed calf muscles. The calf muscles can become strained or torn causing pain and swelling in the injured calf muscle. ...Read more

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Can a knee brace cause swelling in foot?

Can a knee brace cause swelling in foot?

Yes: Swelling in the foot can be commonly seen after injuries. This can be from unrelated medical causes or generally due to poor circulation, inflammation at the injury site or constriction from a brace or cast. However, sometimes you can get a clot in your leg after an injury that can cause swelling in the injured or uninjured extremity, go to er to rule out a clot. This can be serious and even fatal. ...Read more

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Does a torn knee ligament cause thigh swelling?

Does a torn knee ligament cause thigh swelling?

It can: Acutely following that injury can cause edema in the thigh. If this an older injury or you are status post reconstruction could be sign of deep vein thrombosis which needs to be evaluated, talk to your orthopedist. ...Read more

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Two weeks after torn knee cartlidge. Now swelling of leg from knee down to foot.ankle is really swollen. Can this injury cause generalized swelling?

Two weeks after torn knee cartlidge. Now swelling of leg from knee down to foot.ankle is really swollen. Can this injury cause generalized swelling?

Blood clot?: Swelling of one lower leg, especially after an injury, can be a sign of a blood clot (deep vein thrombosis). This is serious, because if you have a DVT, parts of the clot can break off and spread through your circulation to your lungs, causing a pulmonary embolus, which is very dangerous! Please go to an ER now. ...Read more

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What could cause a swollen knee with bruising down to the ankle?

What could cause a swollen knee with bruising down to the ankle?

Swelling to ankle: Can be definitive for a clotting disorder such as taking Aspirin or anticoagulant drugs such as Plavix or coumadin (warfarin). Trauma or injury could also play a role. Seek medical attention especially if you have other medical problems or take medications such as steroids for something else that could make this problem worse. ...Read more

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What would cause ankle and foot swelling after surgery to the knee?

What would cause ankle and foot swelling after surgery to the knee?

Post-operative swell: Swelling travels with gravity. After most surgeries to lower extremities, the surgeon will instruct patients to keep their legs raised. This is so the swelling (fluid) doesn't build up following the flow of gravity to the foot and ankle. Although there may not be any procedures done to those areas, fluid can travel along a path of gravity and teh foot and ankle are at the bottom. ...Read more

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Can hyperextending a knee cause foot numbness?

Can hyperextending a knee cause foot numbness?

Yes : A hyper extension injury can cause a stretch to the nerve behind the knee and that can cause numbness. Usually, however, the nerve will recover but it can take many months. ...Read more

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Can a knee injury cause pain in your leg, ankle, and foot?

Can a knee injury cause pain in your leg, ankle, and foot?

Knee Pain: This is certainly possible. Changes in your gait to compensate for you knee pain could cause pain else where. You should however pose this question to your ortho physician to be sure this is the cause. ...Read more

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Can a knee injury make your ankle hurt?

Can a knee injury make your ankle hurt?

Yes: Depending on injury and if it was inverted or exerted during truma it could effect ankle. What was diagnosis with knee? ...Read more

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Can a tensor bandage help my knee injury?

Can a tensor bandage help my knee injury?

Knee injury: If you mean ace, or a light compression, bandage, the answer is yes. Along with initial ice, elevation, and rest. ...Read more

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Can a injured foot cause knee pain. ?

Can a injured foot cause knee pain. 
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Yes: 25 y/o Female asks, Can an injured foot cause knee pain. Simple Answer is Yes, depending on how one 'favors' the injured foot to avoid/ diminish pain. Instead of getting "2 pains for 1' see PCP to help out. ...Read more

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Can total knee replacement contribute to a swollen foot when flying?

Can total knee replacement contribute to a swollen foot when flying?

Maybe: depends how far post op you are. if there is any pain get checked out. especially calf. wear support hose and take asa when flying. ...Read more

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Will my knee swell if I have torn a knee ligament?

Will my knee swell if I have torn a knee ligament?

Yes: Ligament injuries are classified as grade 1 (sprain), grade 2 (partial tear), or grade 3 (complete tear). The greater the severity, the greater the swelling. If it is a sprain, it may not swell right away. If it is a significant injury to a ligament inside your knee, e.g. The ACL (anterior cruciate ligament), it will bleed and the knee to swell right. This should be checked out by a physician. ...Read more

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Knee cap injury, back of knee pain, also numbing behind knee also causing feet to tingly and go numb. Could my plantaris is damaged? What to do?

Injury and pain: As soon as possible you must see your primary doctor about your pain and numbing. If you have seen a specialist about this you would be better served if you saw that doctor first. If you can, please let me know what the doctors have said. ...Read more

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Can a small ankle effusion cause burning in the ankle and foot?

Can a small ankle effusion cause burning in the ankle and foot?

Ankle effusuion: It depends where the effusion is located. If it is the Tarsal canal, then you can experiencing burning. However, you should be worked up by a foot and ankle specialist to make sure exactly what is causing your burning. ...Read more

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Can a knee injury cause swelling below the knee, closer to the ankle?

Can a knee injury cause swelling below the knee, closer to the ankle?

Yes - you need evalu: Yes it can especially if there is a Baker's cyst where the fluid can leak out of the back of the knee and go down the leg. This can be joint fluid and at times with an injury there can be acute swelling, even with bleeding that can leak out the back and do this. Ask your physican if you have a Baker's Cyst. ...Read more

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Can knee surgery cause swollen foot?

Can knee surgery cause swollen foot?

Swollen foot: Knee surgery can disrupt the lymph system in the leg which could predispose you to swelling below it such as the foot. ...Read more

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Will a knee brace help if you have swelling in the knee? I have a stiff knee that hurts to bear weight what could it be ? Could scar tissue be the pr

Will a knee brace help if you have swelling in the knee?  I have a stiff knee that hurts to bear weight what could it be ? Could scar tissue be the pr

Knee Pain: See my health guide on this site. http://www.avvo.com/health-guides/dr-mark-gallands-conservative-care-of-knee-osteoarthritis then seek the advice and consultation of your primary doctor or local orthopaedist. ...Read more