Swelling on side of foot
Recently i noticed swelling on side of my foot since last 2 days, I could see little Bump near the Bone on side of my foot, It seems little better today. I wanted to know whom shall i consult a physician or orthopedic? Based on photo attached , do i need to consult a doctor and taking rest and applying Icepack should be ok? Is there any home remedies i should try or consult Doctor ASAP? Thanks again
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Hello there...., Foot swelling may be a symptom of a condition or an injury affecting the foot or the whole body. The severity of swelling largely depends on its underlying cause. ... Elevating your foot with pillows while resting or sleeping. This will help reduce swelling.... Getting plenty of rest and not putting weight on your ankle... apply ice to the injured area as soon as you can to reduce swelling.... Consult orthopedician....
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