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swollen ankles in hot weather

A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Medical check up: Swelling of feet indicates fluid retention. It can be caused by many different conditions.......from varicose veins to Heart, liver or kidney disease. ... Read More
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A 86-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
See a doctor: Swelling and pain are never a good sign. You should have it checked.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Norman Chideckel
41 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Veins: If the track of the great saphenous vein is hard use. Be evaluated to make sure that there is no evidence of venous thrombosis. The most reliable an ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
You should : See a doctor. Feet should not be swollen in the morning. (assuming you sleep in a bed at night).
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kornfeld
40 years experience in Podiatry
Itching: Many patients are sensitive to cold weather. It can cause spasm of blood flow to the skin resulting in itching. It can also cause dry skin which also ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
26 years experience in Podiatry
Edema mngt: Keep hydrated keep cool elevate limbs lower sodium intake compression garments.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience in Wound care
Weather causes pain?: Increased pain has been associated with slowly falling barometric pressure. You will notice that in a storm system coming in fast you are fine. Its t ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience in Pediatrics
See below: Increased blood flow to theses "extremity areas" is likely the cause. As long as there is no pain, this is natural (to an extent) so to keep these a ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
71 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Time to see the doc: Inflamed knees strongly suggests a systemic arthritis. One red swollen knee would be more likely an infection or injury, The swollen leg would make m ... Read More
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A 93-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Bloome
24 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Differential: The differential diagnosis for these symptoms can vary from venous stasis to infection to charcot arthropathy. Many systemic problems (congestive hea ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: It can occur in warm weather.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience in Internal Medicine
Dilated blood vessel: Sounds like your body is reacting to something that you're allergic or sensitive to. Perhaps you ate, or inhaled, or took a medication that caused an ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Hot foot!: Are your feet exposed? If you are in your bear feet you should cover them. If you are wearing apparel, then I would suggest you try using powder. Also ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Lisch
37 years experience in Podiatry
Circulation: During the cold weather, the body will try to reroute the circulation from the extremities (arms and legs) to the central chest cavity (heart, lungs, ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Cold hands warmheart: Blood is restricted from hands and feet in cold weather to keep the brain and organs warm. Lack of circulation can predispose to swelling.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Not normally: Swelling of fingers on exposure to cold may be a manifestation of an underlying or latent disorder. If it occurs regularly, you should see your docto ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See a rheumatologist: There are numerous possibilities. Are the joints swollen? If so, you have an inflammatory arthritis. Possible noninflammatory causes include fibromyal ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
21 years experience in Podiatry
Many factors: ciuld be nerve issue or vascular. Any back pain. Any pain to calf when walking. See your doctor
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience in Podiatry
Sounds like : It may be a form of neuropathy which can have various causes. Conditions of lower back, diabetes as well as b-12 anemia are common reasons.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Birnbaum
42 years experience in Podiatry
Tinea pedis: The most common problem that this might be is athlete's foot with a bacterial infection on top of it (a superinfection). Please see your neighborhood ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
REALLY NOT GOOD FOR-: -walking except briefly, as U have 2 flex Ur toes with each step 2 keep the flip-flops from falling off when U R in the swing phase. can B irritating ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Kristin Sokol
11 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Possibly: I would see an allergist for further evaluation and treatment. Hives, swelling, and joint pain could be related to an autoimmune condition. Could also ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience in Podiatry
You SHOULD be scared: You could have a really serious problem here. Get to a doctor right away!
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Any medicines: You're on? which can be a reaction, please see your doctor for evaluation
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