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Kingston, Georgia
A 44-year-old female asked:

My hands and feet are swelling and staying that way..what could cause this? i have high blood pressure and don't eat a lot of salt

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Swelling hands-feet: There are many possibilities. Swelling may be related to sleep apnea, heart problems, kidney problems or to menopausal hormone problems. You need to make an appointment for a check up with your doctor to sort this out and help you.
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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 46 years experience
Any number of things: Can cause peripheral edema. Probably most common is medication side effect, followed by congestive heart failure. You need to see a doctor for definitive diagnosis and treatment, because this could be something serious.
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Last updated Jun 21, 2019

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