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A 31-year-old female asked:

I had c section 5 days ago and had a beautiful daughter. the past days i have been swollen on both my feet and hands. this has me worried and would like to know how bad this is and how to fix it?

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Dr. Ralph Boling
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
This could be : normal, but needs checked by your doctor, or the labor unit at the closest hospital. This could be postpartum preeclampsia, a very serious and dangerous condition. Blood and urine testing, along with blood pressure checks are needed.

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