About 5yrs ago I went over on my foot badley, I thought I broke it,but the x-ray was fine and they gave me a boot to wear.A few months went by and there was no change so I had an MRI, but it was fine, I was told to get orthodics,but I never did (I wish I did). I still can't be on that foot for long, but last week that foot became so swollen it's like when you push in on it, it's like jello,my aunt said it looks disfigured as if I had a broken bone. I was just told I had a low thyroid,so i'm not sure what to make of it, does anyone know?
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replied June 9th, 2013
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While having hypothyroid can cause swelling, it is very uncommon for it to occur in just one foot. The swelling is usually more diffuse.

But, it is also uncommon for a chronic injury to just pop up and produce a lot of swelling (actually pitting edema).

If you swelling does not reduce with compression (compressive stockings), you need to see your physician or orthopedic surgeon.

Wishing you the best.

Good luck.
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