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.
Yes. If the bandage is too tight it may push the fluid out below or above the area of the bandage. If the swelling is extreme it needs to be examined.
Yes, if too tight. If you wrap your knee too tight which prevents the blood/lymph from returning from the foot/leg to your heart, yes you can have swelling. If you remove the wrapping and the swelling gets better, you got your anwswer. If the swelling is persistent and/or if you have pain in the leg, calf etc...Consult doc because you may have a blood clot etc... Good luck..

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I helped a friend move and hurt my knee Not sure how dont remember doing it That was August 25 Extremely swollen stiff painful some days foot swelling?

Be seen . If you have been having severe problems since August, I would be seen and probably get an MRI. It is likely you have an internal derangement if the knee like a meniscal tear. Read more...

Knee scope surgery 2 weeks ago my foot is still swollen. Is this normal? How long does the foot swelling last for? I ice it &take ibpfn thanks

Could be normal . Because the foot is the lowest part of your body, swelling may persist for weeks after surgery. However, there are a couple of things to be wary of: if there is skin redness, warmth, or tenderness in the area, i would be concerned about infection or a blood clot or both. Elevate the foot as much as you can, especially when you at upright. And make sure you let your surgeon know about the swelling. Read more...
Could be. Recommend you follow up to rule out a clot in your vein. Asap. Read more...
Not uncommon. Elevation is good as well. Read more...
Swelling. Taking Ibuprofen helps cover the cardinal signs of infection. Your best course of action is to see your surgeon for an evaluation asap . Read more...

I sprained my ankle playing basketball 2 days ago. Swelling in foot ankle and all the up to halfway to my knee. Is it broken or sprained or a torn lig?

Need eval. It is impossible to tell without evaluation and xray. Go see a doctor to find out. At the very least, with that much swelling, you have a severe sprain. Read more...
Ankle sprain. If you're walking on it, chances are it is not a fracture. The reported symptoms indicate presence of a high grade sprain or torn ligament. That being said, a torn ligament does not necessary mean the entire ligament is severed. A muscuoskeletal ultrasound can provide more information than an x-ray in this case. See your doctor for a visual exam and recommendations on treatment. Read more...
Any of the above. Any of the above could be present, if it was broken pain would be moreso and not get better, sprain would be slightly better in 2 days and probably same with torn lig. Should see your doc, & on examination it would be obvious what is the cause, in most cases. An xray would confirm a fracture. Keeping foot elevated, its normal to see swelling and bruising to extend upwards towards knee. Read more...

I had knee surgery 4-5 weeks ago to repair an osteochrondal fracture, and my foot is swelling. What does it mean, an what should I do?

Speak to ur surgeon. Any area downstream of an injury or surgery is susceptible to swelling in the short term. The increased swelling around your knee can slow down the blood flow coming from your foot resulting in swelling. Also, decreased weight bearing and movement in that leg slows fluid return form the foot. This is most likely, but speak to your surgeon immediately to rule out other causes like a blood clot. Read more...
Swelling . It is not uncommon to have swelling below the knee after surgery. However, it is always wise to consult your surgeon . Read more...