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pregnancy swelling on one side

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Jones singer
38 years experience Gynecology
Call your doctor: I suggest you let your doctor be aware of the swelling and discomfort in your foot and ankle. You should be evaluated for a blood clot.
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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
No: Particularly with you being pregnant your risk for blood clot increases markedly. Get checked!
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: Because of the rotation of the uterus to the right, you might perceive an assymetry or 'swelling' on one side or the other. Run this by your OB and m ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ted Anderson
28 years experience Gynecology
See your doctor: No need to worry. Many underlying problems or disorders can be accentuated by pregnancy, some will flare temporarily and some will decrease during pr ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: They would be unrelated.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paula Hillard
44 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
May be normal: Some slight ankle swelling can be normal in later pregnancy, but when severe or coupled with high blood pressure, it can be a serious condition called ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Time: It takes awhile for all the excess water that accumulates in your tissues during pregnancy to leave the body. Typically the majority of the swelling ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not really: Avoid staying on your feet for prolonged time, you can wear compression stockings to prevent feet from swelling and elevate legs periodically to reduc ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
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Yes: Swelling is common, as the fetus takes up so much room that vascular and other body parts are being moved and squeezed, so it is common to have a back ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See below: Lots of elevation and compression stockings as well as watching salt intake.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jaiprakash Thakor Jairam
Specializes in Healthcare Professional
To be seen: This sounds like a yeast infection. If it your first time,I would rather you saw your GP.

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