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swelling in feet and ankles after c section

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience Podiatry
Reasons: To address the swelling, you may have to address the actual cause of the swelling. There may be reasons regarding your blood pressure or excess weight ... Read More

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Need To: Determine an actual diagnosis. A month is a long time. See a foot doctor in the event you aren't already. If you are, make sure they inform you what y ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilson
12 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not normal: Ankle and feet swelling 15 months later cannot be attributed to normal physiology changes after cesarean. There are many potential causes for this, a ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Heston
28 years experience Family Medicine
OK: Sounds like you are doing the right thing. When you have concerns, you are letting your physician know. Things should gradually improve. Good luck.
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Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities: Some causes of swelling of the feet and legs can include systemic problems such as hypertension, and problems with the kidneys and localized issues su ... Read More
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Other causes: I do not know why you were on fentanyl patch, but swelling ankles should be evaluated by your physician to rule our cardiac or kidney problems.
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Couple days: I would take it easy, sit with your feet elevated as much as possible today and be careful of your salt intake. The swelling should subside in a coup ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
Edema: Swelling may be due to hypothyroidism, i.e. Low levels of thyroid hormone. Labs should be able to tell if you are getting enough supplement therapy. T ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
With Pain or not?: This can be edema or could be arthritis. See you physican to clarify this and then to see if need to see a consultant

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