A 54-year-old male asked:
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can congestive heart failure make your feet swollen?

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: This is in fact one of the early signs that one may have chf. Drugs like calcium-channel blockers may also cause leg swelling.
Answered on Nov 21, 2013
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Dr. Francis Uricchio
38 years experience Cardiology
Yes.: There are many reasons why your feet may swell. One of them is congestive heart failure. Others include liver disease, nephrotic syndrome, and chronic venous insufficiency. Your dr. Should be able to sort this out.
Answered on Apr 12, 2014

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