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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience Podiatry
Hypothyroid: Generally not circulatory issues unless the edema is tremendous, but definitely edema. See your family doc for help.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See you doctor: Elevation will help as well as support stockings. Your doctor may want to put you on medication to help reduce the fluic.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
8 years experience Podiatry
Edema: Many things can cause swelling of the extremities; trauma, problems with veins, heart issues, kidney disease to name a few. I would recommend evaluat ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Edema has been: Reported with use of ripserdal. Please let your prescribing provider know promptly about your edema.
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A female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Long list: Age, weight, trauma, heart trouble, blood clots? Commonly dependent status with legs down and any history of venous disorders or phlebitis, DVT etc, H ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
See a doctor ASAP: Please see a doctor immediately as this could mean some serious ailment related to your heart,kidney or liver
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Yes it can: But so can many things so don't just assume its the hypthyroidism - visit an internist for a complete exam.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Winters
35 years experience Podiatry
TRAUMA OR NOT?: HI! Swelling of both ankle areas simultaneously without known trauma ie: jumping off of something and landing hard on both feet can be due to a system ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Have it evaluated.: You may benefit by seeing a rheumatologist.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience Family Medicine
No: There is no direct relationship of constipation as the cause of edema in the feet and legs.
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Bluman
22 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Get examined...: This could represent any number of conditions. I would see your primary care doctor to get a diagnosis and start treatment.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Yes.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramachandran Srinivasan
51 years experience Rheumatology
Need to be evaluated: Hand and feet swelling with sunburn symptoms and symptoms of UTI need to be carefully evaluated by a doctor . These could be early indications of aut ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Nerve pressure: You may have pressure on the sciatic nerve.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience Podiatry
No: No, that's not a known possible side effect. Swollen feet and ankles is possibly from another reason. Please see a doctor if you're concerned about ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Athletes foot?: This could represent a fungal infection which can be treated with over the counter Lamisil (terbinafine) cream. If it does not respond it may be a for ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience Sports Medicine
Venous stasis : Venous stasis associated with edema is very common, especially once many reach late middle-age. The veins and their valves allow blood to pool in the ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tharesh Udupa
21 years experience Podiatry
Vascular opinion : You should see a vascular specialist to see how your veins are doing. There are newer procedures that can be performed in office.
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A 93-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Winkler
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Edema: Many things can cause swelling of your feet and ankles. Local factors such as venous insufficiency or varicose veins, or phlebitis or blood clots of ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Not usually..: Not usually...
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
18 years experience Podiatry
Swellin of Lower ext: The literature mentions peripheral and facial edema, consult with your prescribing physician.
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
29 years experience Internal Medicine
No: The swelling won't cause vessel damage, but it can result from veins which are damaged (like varicose veins). Other causes can be important such as c ... Read More

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