It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Foot & Ankle Problems Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 09-03-2011, 08:43 PM   #1
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: West Des Moines, IA USA
Posts: 1
tribbles3206 HB User
Question Blood Vessels In Foot

I went on a 10 mile hike with my son and his boy scout troop today and my feet are hurting pretty bad. Once I got home I noticed that on the bottom of one of my feet is a big red spot, I am assuming this is a broken blood vessel due to the walking, I am overweight and I was wondering if anyone knew how I can fix this or should I go to the doctor? I have never had this problem before so I am sure it is the walking but I walk alot in an effort to losen weight but this has never happened before. Help

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 09-03-2011, 10:53 PM   #2
Senior Member
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Orange County, California, USA
Posts: 214
LivesNearStore HB UserLivesNearStore HB UserLivesNearStore HB UserLivesNearStore HB UserLivesNearStore HB UserLivesNearStore HB UserLivesNearStore HB UserLivesNearStore HB User
Re: Blood Vessels In Foot

I am not a doctor and you haven't posted a photo of your foot, but as a former Boy Scout my bet is blood blister. Search online for proper treatment of blisters. This ***** link (since ***** is a partner of HealthBoards) talks about how to treat smaller blisters.

If you have a blister and it does not appear to start healing on its own within 4 days, or if it gets infected, then you should see a doctor.

The Following User Says Thank You to LivesNearStore For This Useful Post:
tribbles3206 (09-04-2011)
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Foot skin peeling? Mogen1000 Foot & Ankle Problems 1 09-04-2011 06:20 AM
Blood rushing to foot ette2500 Foot & Ankle Problems 5 01-04-2011 11:28 AM
what causes broken blood vessels or prominent nerves in feet jefflewis40 Foot & Ankle Problems 0 03-17-2009 03:18 AM
broken blood vessles on outside of the side of foot nickkie45 Foot & Ankle Problems 0 09-19-2008 10:03 AM
blood clot kimraglin13 Foot & Ankle Problems 1 08-31-2008 05:10 AM
burst blood vessels in the feet Rydal52 Foot & Ankle Problems 0 07-09-2008 09:26 AM
Blood Clot?? stepbystep89 Foot & Ankle Problems 2 12-04-2007 09:15 AM
Bunion Surgery-blood rushing=pain inpaintami Foot & Ankle Problems 3 10-12-2005 01:04 PM
Broken Blood Vessel? tape7 Foot & Ankle Problems 0 08-28-2005 03:51 PM
Broken blood vessels in feet? kate100 Foot & Ankle Problems 1 08-14-2005 07:09 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:32 AM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2015 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!