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how can I get the swelling down in my feet

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
We can't : cross reference your previous submission with your current one. You are using the general health education site on HealthTap which is not set up for c ... Read More
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Find the reason.: There are a whole lot of possible reasons why both of your legs and feet are swelling. Simply trying to get the swelling down is not as important as f ... Read More
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Swelling: Swelling in legs and feet are an issue that needs to be evaluated by your doctor. Please see him/her ASAP so things don't get worse and you can corre ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
34 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Compression stocking: A compression stocking and elevation usually can reduce swelling caused by water retention in the legs and feet, but it is important to check for and ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Several things: You can try elevation, compression stockings, or talk to your doctor about fluic pills. The botttom line is that you may not be able to get the swell ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Dukelow
30 years experience Podiatry
Control the itching: The body reacts to bites as an immune response. This reaction causes swelling. Controlling the itching will also help. Scratching makes them worse. ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
50 years experience Cardiology
Needs evaluation: You deserve to have an explanation of the underlying cause of the swelling. A careful examination, including a check of your blood pressure and a hea ... Read More
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Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Cause: Find out the cause first, then you can determine best way to prevent it or treat it.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Water and gravity: Our bodies have a large amount of water needed to keep organs functioning. The vessels that carry the fluids are not perfect and they can leak. Also, ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
You are retaining wa: People retain water for simple reasons: not exercising leg muscles and standing or sitting for prolongued periods. Ingestion of two much salt is a co ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Edema: Congratulations on your your new arrival! Lower extremity swelling should improve in a few weeks. Keeping the legs elevated as much as possible and ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
25 years experience Podiatry
Plantar fasciitis : Is the most likely culprit. It's hallmark is pain in the heel after rest.
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