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24wks preg. legs swell from knees down, knee area worst. have pitting edema around knees only not ankles should i get checked?

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Dr. Sewa Legha answered

Specializes in Medical Oncology

All pregnant women are advised prenatal care....check ups with your Ob/Gyn doctor where they can check you and the developing fetus. There is risk of kidney malfunction which can cause protein loss in urine, menifesting as swelling of feet. This can be associated with high BP(condition called Pre-eclampsia). You should visit your doctor very soon as the condition can harm the baby if not handled p

Answered Dec 29, 2015

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