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What can I eat or drink to reduce swelling in my feet ankles

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine 41 years experience
The swelling, edema: in medical terms, is additional extracellular water retained in the tissues. Lots of water intake without matching output will ↑ the edema. Due to gra... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Venous : Insufficiency is one thing, i would have your blood pressure checked. You did not mention if you take any medications sometimes this may be a side eff... Read More
Dr. Ann Holland
Podiatry 28 years experience
Ankle swelling : Swelling can be weakness of your veins not returning blood to heart as quickly as before. You can help flow of blood and prevent further weakening by ... Read More
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Dr. Howard Fox
Podiatry 42 years experience
If : If only one foot is swollen, it's unlikely it's from fluid retention or your heart. It's probably something local. It's hard to say exactly what is ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Alcohol: Can cause swelling in feet as it acts as a vasodilator (opens up blood vessels) the streaks I can't comment on without seeing them.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
See doctor: You seem to have a complication from the DVT. It would be prudent to contact your doctor. Wish you good health!
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilkin
Podiatry 24 years experience
Yes: unless you have a sensitivity or allergy to NSAIDS or you have had a previous G.I. ulcer, you should be able to take the ibuprofen for the pain and sw... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Dukelow
Podiatry 31 years experience
Control the itching: The body reacts to bites as an immune response. This reaction causes swelling. Controlling the itching will also help. Scratching makes them worse.... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 36 years experience
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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Blake
Podiatry 45 years experience
Swelling Feet/Ankles: Severe swelling in the feet and ankles is a major concern. It could be from poor venous return and simply need support hose, much more foot elevation ... Read More

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