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Foot or toe swelling

Also known as Pedal Edema, Foot Swelling, and Swelling Of Feet

Foot or toe swelling is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What causes it?

The most common causes of foot or toe swelling are pyogenic skin infection, bruise, and gout. Other possible causes, such as injury to the leg, are more rare.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with foot or toe swelling often receive radiographic imaging procedure, plain x-ray, complete blood count, kidney function tests, electrolytes panel, application of splint, cardiac enzymes measurement and examination of foot .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with foot or toe swelling include indomethacin, colchicine, ethanol (on guard), trientine, iothalamate, colchicine / probenecid, hyaluronidase, factor ix complex (obsolete), liraglutide (victoza), nystatin, flurbiprofen, tetanus immune globulin, human and diflorasone topical .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for foot or toe swelling include .

Age

< 1 years
0.2x
1-4 years
0.5x
5-14 years
0.9x
15-29 years
0.8x
30-44 years
1.1x
45-59 years
1.2x
60-74 years
1.2x
75+ years
1.2x

Sex

Male
1.1x
Female
0.9x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.3x
Hispanic
0.7x
White
1.0x
Other
0.9x
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