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A 48-year-old female asked:

What causes your ankles to swell when you are sitting at your desk?

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Dr. Steven Sheskier
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 39 years experience
Fluid retention: You are like a glass of water if there is fluid accumulating in your tissue outside of the. Blood vessels it goes to the lowest part(ankles and feet).You can retain fluid due. Multiple reasons:heart, liver, kidneys, high blood pressure , diet.Venous insufficiency can cause it as we'll.Seeyour doc.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Gravity: And incompetent valves.

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Hamilton, AL
A 52-year-old male asked:

What causes my ankles to swell?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Many causes: It could be as simple as venous insufficiency due to age, especially in women to heart-failure, renal disease, liver disease and poor diet. It would be a good idea to consult your doctor.

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