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swelling in one foot during pregnancy

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 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
47 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Swelling: Swelling in the feet is a common problem of pregnancy. Physicians used to associate it with pre-eclampsia, but it occurs in too many women who don't h ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Macy
41 years experience Podiatry
Among the answers: Is the fact that the presence of the baby puts some pressure on the veins as they exit the leg into the abdomen, resulting in a back pressure that res ... 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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kornfeld
41 years experience Podiatry
Swelling: Pressure on the inguinal veins from the growing fetus puts pressure on the veins and makes a backlog into the lower extremities and feet.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Several things: Exercise helps maintain muscle tone which can help with swollen feet. Avoid excess salt intake. You can wear stockings. Swimming is one of the best ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pouneh Nouri
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
See your OB: Swelling of feet and hands can be normal or a sign of preeclampsia or eclampsia, please see your OB to check your urine for the presence of protein an ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derek Farley
24 years experience Urgent Care
Pregnant now?: If you aren't pregnant, just note if the swelling is gone in the morning but recurs by afternoon/evening, especially if you are on your feet all day. ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
17 years experience General Surgery
Compression stocking: The pressure of the baby on to draining system- veins is one of the causes for venous reflux. To prevent swelling, pain, and cramps use compression s ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pouneh Nouri
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Edema in pregnancy: Following your last question, if your swelling is not acute in onset it may just be a normal process in pregnancy, there are a few things you can do t ... Read More
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