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A 40-year-old female asked:

what causes edema in feet, ankles and the front of lower leg?

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Dr. Bradford Romans
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Legion: Many different things can cause swelling in the lower extremities like bad vein valves in the legs to heart failure to medication reactions to low blood proteins ...
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
Podiatry 23 years experience
Get checked: Swelling and pain in such a diffuse area of the lower extremity can be caused by multitude of things such as diet, blood pressure, kidney function, circulation, nerves, injury, previous surgery...Basically many things. You need to see your primary doctor and jot down more info about when do you notice the swelling, does it every go down, when does it hurt, what is your diet, etc. Get checked.

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