Varicose veins and foot swelling

Common Questions and Answers about Varicose veins and foot swelling


Dear Ahmad, 2005 means , 5 years back. Swell<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>in</span>g over feet and leg, may be due to many other reasons , except Varicose vein. If the swelling is causing pain while 1) squeezing the calf muscles around the knees, 2) moving the great toe of the foot, then we can still co-relate with Varicose vein. Else its related to lymphatic obstruction, for which we need to - 1) Keep the limb elevated , while sleeping,sitting 2) Massage of the limbs. 3) Control the body weight.
I have not had any problems with swelling and know that it is common during pregnancy.. But this morning my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foot</span> was not swollen but tonight my right <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foot</span> and ankle is huge and my left is not swollen at all...just seems weird to me..
Scince 6 Years i am seeing a swelled vien in my right leg calf having lenght of 5 centimeter without discoloring and i didn't fell any pain and it impact visible on two vien in my footAthlete's foot Athlete's foot, tinea pedis Clubfoot deformity Clubfoot repair Clubfoot repair - series Diabetes <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foot</span> care Diabetic blood circulation in <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foot</span> Erythema toxicum on the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foot</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foot</span>, leg, and ankle swelling Hand or foot spasms Hand, foot, and mouth disease - mouth.
Podiatrist found no bone problems, but every night only my left <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foot</span> and anlke swell and lower leg. I am having some pain in <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foot</span>, too. Don't know what type doctor to visit????
Hello missy029, It seems you are having most probably severe form of varicose <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ve<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>in</span></span>s. Varicose <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ve<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>in</span></span>s and telangiectasia (spider <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ve<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>in</span></span>s) are the visible surface manifestations of an underlying venous insufficiency syndrome. Venous insufficiency syndromes allow venous blood to escape from a normal flow path and flow in a retrograde direction into an already congested leg.
The thing that makes it worse in I have suffered with varicose <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ve<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>in</span></span>s in my legs which I have had treated but they seem to be coming back very quickly and I’m sure the dilation of my leg veins is accelerating this. If I am calm and feeling good I get no pain in my legs and feet but if I’m worked up I get pains in the arch of my foot and inside of my ankle below the bone, I also get a sensation in my feet of having things in my shoe mildly pressing in to my foot.
MRI on foot gave normal result but it cannot conclude that problem may occur in small capillaries on <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foot</span>. No varicose <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ve<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>in</span></span>s observed on bilateral leg and no swell<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>in</span>g occured on other part except <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foot</span> and ankle. Actually I am now taking home leave from hospital and I didn't know what to do as I thought they will discharge me very soon. Please help!
Did you hurt your right <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foot</span>? This swell<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>in</span>g and redness could be due to a leg infection, secondary to trauma and bleeding or a blood clot in the leg. Have you undergone any recent surgery on the right leg, ankle or the foot? Is there any history of varicose veins or defective valves in the leg veins? I hope you are not taking any hormone like estrogens, perimenopausal? This needs urgent attention by a surgeon. Have you been checked for diabetes? It could be an abscess needing urgent drainage.
There can be some local causes also like varicose <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ve<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>in</span></span>s which can produce a swell<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>in</span>g. Another important cause which is often missed is hypothyroidism, an impaired functioning of the thyroid gland, in which something known as non pitting edema occurs. It means that if you press the area of the swelling for at least a minute, no pit is formed. in some patients, something known as cyclic edema also occurs in which the underlying cause is not known but this edema comes and goes.
It does not hurt but it just looks swollen. The outside ankle bone and the front of the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foot</span> just blows up but no pain. Any idea how I can get rid of the swelling, I'm starting to get concerned and don't really want to wear the bandage anymore.
Never had dvt but have varicose <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ve<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>in</span></span>s in my right leg forming now too. 3 days ago I felt my left <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foot</span> getting sore at night (same <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foot</span> with stripped vein), and in the morning the side and top of my big toe joint was hard, swollen, shiny, red, painful, pretty much couldn't move it and I couldn't put much weight on it. My actual toe was numb when I walked on it. The rest of my foot and teos were fine.
Hello, Common causes of ankle swelling include traumatic injury such as an ankle sprain or a fracture,gout (accumulation of uric acid crystals within the fluid of your ankle),ankle arthritis,infection (cellulitis or septic joint), problems with blood flow like DVT can impair normal circulation and lead to swelling around the ankles,pregnancy, obesity, and varicose veins.
The causes for foot swell<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>in</span>g are blood clot, leg infection, venous insufficiency, varicose <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ve<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>in</span></span>s; burns include sunburn, insect bite or sting, starvation or malnutrition, surgery to leg or foot, blockade of lymph nodes in the legs or lymphatic obstruction. certain medications like hormones viz, estrogens, and testosterone, blood pressure medicines called calcium channel blockers etc.
I sometimes have pain in my right hip, but am told it's not connected to the swell<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>in</span>g. Also one of the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ve<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>in</span></span>s on the inside of my right <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foot</span> is popped out all the time now. Both my doctor and the Ortho don't know what's causing it.I have had no trauma to the area.
Hello, I have a sibling that has bad feet & ankle swelling that comes and goes. They have not been able to find a cause or cure. My sibling is a Social Worker and does quite a bit of driving on a regular basis. I don't know how much stanging is being done, but I know that there is a lot of driving. I don't think they are exercising much at all either. Has anyone found a cure for this problem? Or anything that has really helped short of medication?
It causes dilation of the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ve<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>in</span></span>s in the leg due to increased pressure resulting in swell<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>in</span>g and pain of ankle and feet. This is more common in overweight people, with prolonged standing and with smoking. The other causes for pain and swelling are injury, ankle joint disorders, metabolic disorders and cardiovascular disorders. I would suggest you consult a primary care physician for proper evaluation. Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
Eating a poor diet high in salt and carbohydrates , Abusing laxatives,diuretics, drugs, sodium retention, varicose <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ve<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>in</span></span>s, allergic reactions and neuromuscular disorders. Elevate the effected leg. Wear leg wedges while sleeping, support socks and proper fitting shoes and socks. indulge in moderate exercises like walking, avoid prolonged standing and avoid sitting with the feet dependent. Decrease salt intake and drink plenty of water.
However, since it is the left foot only, does anyone think this could be related to heart disease or another condition? He has varicose <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ve<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>in</span></span>s on both feet, but why only the left <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foot</span> swells up and this is worse in the evening after he's been out and about? He tries to drink a lot of water. Don't think it would be salt intake as it would be both feet. He has not had any trauma to the foot. He also suffers from vascular necrosis on the hips.
I recently gained about 10 lbs and immediately started to have health problems. Varicose <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ve<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>in</span></span>s and ankle swell<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>in</span>g. My calves have become hard and painful and when I press on an ankle where it's swollen, the tissue dents and slowly reforms. I have no idea what's going on.
The most common causes of edema only in one <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foot</span> are varicose <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ve<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>in</span></span>s and thrombophlebitis (inflammation of the veins) of the deep veins of the legs. These conditions can cause improper pumping of the blood by the veins and venous stasis. Hence when you walk the circulation is more and hence more pooling. This can be diagnosed by color dopplar or an angiogram. Do consult a vascular surgeon for this. Hope this helps. Do let me know if there is any thing else and keep me posted. Take care!
Other conditions are diabetes leading to cellulites, rheumatoid arthritis(swelling of feet and fever, swollen painful, tender joints are there),gout(swelling and pain in the feet along with red, swollen big toe that hurts when anything touches it),venous insufficiency, varicose veins and heart and kidney disorders.
MRI on foot gave normal result but it cannot conclude that problem may occur in small capillaries on <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foot</span>. No varicose <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ve<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>in</span></span>s observed on bilateral leg and no swell<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>in</span>g occured on other part except <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foot</span> and ankle. Actually I am now taking home leave from hospital and I didn't know what to do as I thought they will discharge me very soon. Please help!
It could be peripheral edema Common Causes <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foot</span>, leg, and ankle swell<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>in</span>g is common with the following situations: Prolonged standing Long airplane flights or automobile rides Menstrual periods (for some women) Pregnancy -- excessive swelling may be a sign of preeclampsia, a serious condition sometimes called toxemia, which includes high blood pressure and swelling Being overweight increased age injury or trauma to your ankle or foot swollen legs may be a sign
Hi, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foot</span>, leg, and ankle swell<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>in</span>g is common with the following situations: heart failure, kidney failure, or liver failure. in these conditions, there is too much fluid in the body.
Venous thrombosis impairs the blood return from the lower extremities and can cause this warmth and swell<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>in</span>g. This may likewise be accompanied by visually dilated <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ve<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>in</span></span>s (like varicose <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ve<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>in</span></span>s). This condition can be diagnosed through a venous doppler study. I suggest you discuss these thing with your doctor so that this can be worked up properly. Regards.
The most common being ill fitting shoes, jobs that require standing for prolonged period of time, varicose veins which can cause peripheral pooling of blood leading to <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foot</span> swell<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>in</span>g and pain. Other causes can be <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foot</span> injury, peripheral neuropathy, arthritis, obesity, flat feet, callosities and bunions. Does any of this sound familiar to you? Is there any swelling in your affected foot and since when do you have this pain?
I had a similar situation with my left shoulder, years and years ago - probably about twelve years, now. I had some real pain and swell<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>in</span>g, and when the swell<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>in</span>g came down, I had some visible veins at the hollow between my shoulder and my sternum. Similar to the ones in my leg, actually. Hey, Shoshin! There's a lot of people out there who think that the blood reflux thing is responsible for the lesions... wouldn't that be interesting?
I actually do think it is neurological. in the summers my right lower leg, ankle and <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foot</span> swell and become dusky and cool. The ankle actually develops an effusion in the joint. This happened last summer, some of you might remember, and I was repeatedly checked for a DVT. Negative. Two doctors I saw said that it looked like Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, but without the pain. I did have a toe injury in that foot that started the whole problem.
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