A 29-year-old male asked:
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left foot is always mildly swollen but swells up a lot when drinking beer. what could be the cause? liver and kidney blood tests were fine.

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Dr. John Mendelson
39 years experience Addiction Medicine
Dilation of veins: Most likely you are fine and the swelling is just due to dilation of the veins in the leg and is caused by alcohol. But if its painful, you drink more than 5 drinks/day, you have protein in your urine (your doc may have checked a urinalysis) or you have had any injuries to your left leg then you may need to be seen and have someone look a little deeper.
Answered on Apr 19, 2020

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Unlikely.: if normal LFTs and moderate drinking, than probably very normal liver

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