A 73-year-old female asked:
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what are the causes for swollen feet? i am 73,have good health generally except for high blood pressure. i take daily walks in the morning.

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Dr. Phillip Goebel
15 years experience Emergency Medicine
Several : Venous insufficiency (when the valves in your vein no longer work), heart failure, kidney failure, liver failure, hormonal imbalance, and some medications can cause swelling of the lower extremities.
Answered on Apr 14, 2018

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