A 42-year-old female asked:
Can vascular insufficiency cause foot edema induced by hot weather & walking?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Donald Colantinoanswered
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Vein: Varicose veins or incompetent venous valves in the leg can definitely cause those symptoms. A vascular surgeon could evaluate and advise you. In the meantime try wearing support stockings.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
287 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Aug 21, 2018
People also asked
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $44!
50% off with $19/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.