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My left ankle was swollen for about a week then

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Posted on Tue, 19 Feb 2019
Question: My left ankle was swollen for about a week then it turned into swollen by my toes I don’t remember injuring my left ankle. I am on my feet a lot but now my toes seem to be swollen. there’s no pain at all just swollen and I am concerned
                                                       
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Answered by Dr. Praveen Tayal (34 minutes later)
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Hello,
Thanks for posting your query.
Most common cause of swelling in feet without trauma in case of long standing is varicose vain. In this case swelling decreased in night and morning and reappear in evening.Do hot water fomentation,applied compression bandage , you will get relief. If possible kindly attached photo of your ankle so that I am able to guide you properly.
I hope this answers your query.
In case you have additional questions or doubts, you can forward them to me, and I shall be glad to help you out.
For future query, you can directly approach me through my profile URL http://bit.ly/Dr-Praveen-Tayal
Wishing you good health.
Regards.
Dr. Praveen Tayal.


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My left ankle was swollen for about a week then

Brief Answer: Detail below. Detailed Answer: Hello, Thanks for posting your query. Most common cause of swelling in feet without trauma in case of long standing is varicose vain. In this case swelling decreased in night and morning and reappear in evening.Do hot water fomentation,applied compression bandage , you will get relief. If possible kindly attached photo of your ankle so that I am able to guide you properly. I hope this answers your query. In case you have additional questions or doubts, you can forward them to me, and I shall be glad to help you out. For future query, you can directly approach me through my profile URL http://bit.ly/Dr-Praveen-Tayal Wishing you good health. Regards. Dr. Praveen Tayal.