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A 45-year-old member asked:

How can i relieve swelling of my legs and ankles?

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Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
Podiatry 38 years experience
Find: The cause is important. Elevation above the heart help and certainly compression hose. Could be due to hypertension heart problem, circulation in legs, salt intake alcohol and many others. Get checked.

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A 32-year-old member asked:

What is associated with swelling in the legs and ankles?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Many things: Varicosities/ venous insufficiency, hypertension, cardiac issues, kidney problems, sometimes side effects from medications. Since, there really is a host of conditions it is best to be seen by an internist for a complete history and physical.

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Last updated May 21, 2013

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