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Pain in foot and swelling ?
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Dr. Soroosh Armandi
Anti-Aging Medicine
8 doctors agree
In brief: Possible blood clot
This is a tough one.
If its just one foot, first thing i would rule out is a dvt, or deep venous thrombosis. Other conditions to consider are infections, chf, vascular insufficiency, and kidney disease. Either case you need to be evaluated asap.

In brief: Possible blood clot
This is a tough one.
If its just one foot, first thing i would rule out is a dvt, or deep venous thrombosis. Other conditions to consider are infections, chf, vascular insufficiency, and kidney disease. Either case you need to be evaluated asap.
Dr. Soroosh Armandi
Dr. Soroosh Armandi
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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Agree with Dr. Ferdowsi. Would add gout to this differential as well. Foot pain with swelling could be gout.
Dr. Jay Ryan
and skeletal injury is possible
Dr. Eric Bluman
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
2 doctors agree
In brief: Get diagnosed first
There are a number of things that can cause pain in the foot.
This is a very nonspecific symptom. I recommend that someone with sharp pain in the feet should be seen by orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon for a definitive diagnosis so that appropriate treatment can be started. One in your area can be found at www.Aofas.Org.

In brief: Get diagnosed first
There are a number of things that can cause pain in the foot.
This is a very nonspecific symptom. I recommend that someone with sharp pain in the feet should be seen by orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon for a definitive diagnosis so that appropriate treatment can be started. One in your area can be found at www.Aofas.Org.
Dr. Eric Bluman
Dr. Eric Bluman
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Get it diagnosed
Some causes of pain and swelling of foot can include systemic problems such as hypertension, gout, and problems with the kidneys and localized issues such as arthritis, infection, lymphatic obstruction, blood clots, varicose veins, trauma (fracture, sprain, and tendonitis) and side effects to medication.
Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.

In brief: Get it diagnosed
Some causes of pain and swelling of foot can include systemic problems such as hypertension, gout, and problems with the kidneys and localized issues such as arthritis, infection, lymphatic obstruction, blood clots, varicose veins, trauma (fracture, sprain, and tendonitis) and side effects to medication.
Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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In brief: More information
And details would be helpful.
Injury? Length of symptoms? Location? Please resubmit your question so we can help u. :)

In brief: More information
And details would be helpful.
Injury? Length of symptoms? Location? Please resubmit your question so we can help u. :)
Dr. Nima Moghaddas
Dr. Nima Moghaddas
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