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I have swelling in the foot. What should I do?

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Dr. James Isobe
53 years experience in Phlebology
Many causes: Prolonged sitting, standing, venous incompetence, congestive heart failure, arthritis, infection, trauma are common causes. Seek help of phlebologist at www.Phlebology.Org who can evaluate you and advise accordingly.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King commented
39 years experience in Phlebology
Lymphedema is also a possibility
Feb 25, 2013

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