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What reasons are there for long term swollen, painful, discoloured toes?

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Dr. Allen Seely
General Practice
3 doctors agree

In brief: DECREASED blood flow

You may have decreased flow! and needs to be checked soon.
You may have a blockage in a large vessel in your leg (called p.A.D. Or peripheral vascular disease). Another cause in smokers is buergers syndrome (thromboangiitis obliterans) is a disease in which blood vessels of the both feet become blocked. Symptoms: pain cold, pale, red, or bluish toes. An 'doppler ultrasound' may help in diagnosis.

In brief: DECREASED blood flow

You may have decreased flow! and needs to be checked soon.
You may have a blockage in a large vessel in your leg (called p.A.D. Or peripheral vascular disease). Another cause in smokers is buergers syndrome (thromboangiitis obliterans) is a disease in which blood vessels of the both feet become blocked. Symptoms: pain cold, pale, red, or bluish toes. An 'doppler ultrasound' may help in diagnosis.
Dr. Allen Seely
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Many possibilities

Some causes of swelling of the feet can include systemic problems such as hypertension, and problems with the kidneys and localized issues such as arthritis, infection, lymphatic obstruction, blood clots, varicose veins, trauma (fracture, sprain, tendonitis) and side effects to medication.
Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.

In brief: Many possibilities

Some causes of swelling of the feet can include systemic problems such as hypertension, and problems with the kidneys and localized issues such as arthritis, infection, lymphatic obstruction, blood clots, varicose veins, trauma (fracture, sprain, tendonitis) and side effects to medication.
Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.
Dr. Payam Rafat
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