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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 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
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
14 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
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
Gabapentin: Is not associated with swelling and is commonly used for nerve pain. Most common side effect is drowsy.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Horsley
37 years experience Podiatry
Swelling: There are many causes of swelling in the ankles and feet. Venous problems, lymphatic problems, effects of gravity, some medications etc. See a podiatr ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Newman
32 years experience Podiatry
A few things: Excess dietary sodium can cause fluid retention, which can explain swelling in the foot, ankles and legs. Prolonged sitting or standing in place may c ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marybeth Crane
27 years experience Podiatry
Not commonly: It is not a common side effect of carbimazole to cause swelling. Much more common to cause a rash. It is used for the treatment of hyperthyroidism and ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Ankle swelling: How old are you? How much do you weigh? Any heart disease? Pain? Do you live in a Lyme disease area & been checked? Any recent strenuous activity? ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
26 years experience Podiatry
Plantar fasciitis : Is the most likely culprit. It's hallmark is pain in the heel after rest.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Miles
26 years experience Podiatry
Swelling: Blood clot needs to be ruled out first. Then you can look at poor venous return, trauma, gout, infection.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
Selling: Many things can cause lower limb edema from medications, high blood pressure, poor circulation just to name a few. Check with vascular specialist if ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
The injury : Itself could cause the swelling, be happy there is no pain.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Creighton
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Bone/joint injury: Pain & swelling in the foot of a 46 Y.O. Often is a sign of a bone/joint stress, overuse or "wear and tear" injury. Not that you're "old, " but if you ... Read More
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