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

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
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 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
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
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Dr. Howard Fox
41 years experience Podiatry
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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
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
48 years experience Pathology
See doctor: You seem to have a complication from the DVT. It would be prudent to contact your doctor. Wish you good health!
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilkin
23 years experience Podiatry
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 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Dukelow
30 years experience Podiatry
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 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 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
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Blake
44 years experience Podiatry
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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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
37 years experience Orthodontics
Complicated: There are physiologic feedback loops of most major glandular systems in the body. This is a very complicated subject, however quickly: hypertension is ... Read More

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