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Yes, but if there is swelling ibuprofen would work better because it is an anti-inflammatory drug.
You first need to check that you have not broken some bones, so you need to go to hospital and have the foot X-rayed or checked by a doctor. They will then tell you how to treat it.
Foot swelling can be caused by a variety of illnesses and conditions. Diabetes, phlebitis, and a twisted ankle are some of the reasons. A doctor will need to evaluate and treat the foot swelling.
Swelling of the foot can indicate a condition known as gout. It is caused by too much uric acid in the body, and results in swelling of the hands, fingers, and toes.
Yes it is possible, I broke my foot in two spots and there was barely any swelling.
See your doctor! Alot of foot and ankle swelling(edema) is caused by cardiac inefficiency, which is caused by alot of things but primarely rightsided heart failure.
Try using ice
Apply an ice pack.
Pain in the ball of the foot with swelling on the side could be due to a problem with plantar fasciitis. You can see a doctor for treatment or you can prop your foot up and put ice on it to see if it helps.
use of inflammatory drugs
By finding an appropriate anti inflamatory.
you cannot get rid of bruseing if there is any, but to get rid of swelling, ice. you let it heal with time and you ice the head