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A 44-year-old female asked:

Can walking are sitting cause ankles swelling?

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Dr. Padmashri Rastogi
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Ankle swelling can be found after prolong sitting with feet dangling like in long flight, car drive but mostly it is the result of medication, pregnancy or underlying disease. Postural swelling can be managed with elevating feet, cutting back on salt and wearing compression stockings of 25 mm hg. Hope it helps .

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A 52-year-old male asked:

What is cause of my ankles swelling?

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Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Many things: Swelling can brpe due to hypertension, salt, alcohol, poor circulation, injury and many moe. Check with your doctor.
Last updated May 26, 2021


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