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38 Weeks Pregnant Swollen Ankles What Can I Do
Tell your OB MD: You need to tell your treating OB MD this question for his/her evaluation. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
About what ?: You have not asked a specific question. Have you delivered? Are you wanting to deliver early ? Is there another problem you didn't mention ? This is not a chat site, so each question is not linked, and must be understandable on its own. Please reword your question and submit it again. ...Read more
Im 29 weeks pregnant my feets are really swollen, i went up 3sizes of shoes, what can I do so they wont be that swollen?
What to do if i'm 24, i did not get my periods since 50days. My right feet is swelling. Breasts, legs are paining.?
What can I do if my ankles hurt when & after i run. It's my tendons. What can I do to loosen them?
Pain: Some suggestions that can help is to do a adequate stretch before running, making sure your shoe gear is sized correctly and had an adequate orthotic or shoe insert for running. Taking an anti inflammatory such as a Ibuprofen and utilizing a topical compounding pain cream can help significantly in pain reduction. If pain persists, please see your local podiatrist or foot and ankle ortho. ...Read more
Depends : On why they are swollen. You can elevate them, but the key is finding out why they are swollen. Is this all of a sudden? Any varicose veins? On any medication? More info is needed, i think it would be prudent however, to let your internist know of this finding. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Maybe yes: Today is may 26, which is 2 weeks and 5 days after may 7. If a woman got pregnant on may 7, she would be 4 weeks (2 + 2) and 5 days pregnant now, which is pretty close to 4 weeks and 8 days. So, the answer to the question is "yes", if may 7 is her only possible conception date around that time. Isn't 4 weeks and 8 days a strange way of saying 5 weeks and 1 day? ...Read more
I am 12 weeks pregnant and my nipples are itching so bad I can't take it they are becoming sore. Is there any home remedy I can do?
Several to try: I would advise an herbal salve to moisturize and soothe. You can try coconut oil, calendula in olive oil or as a cream, or an ointment made esp. for breastfeeding moms called Lansinoh. I also recommend a product called All Good Goop available at many health food stores: http://www.elementalherbs.com/all-good-goop-2oz/ ...Read more
See a podiatrist: I recommend you see a podiatrist for evaluation. It normally should take about 3 months for the pain of sprain to resolve completely. If it hasn't resolved at 4 months there may be something that has not healed correctly. There are many great podiatrists in the DFW area. I am located in McKinney and would be happy to help you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need more info: It's normal for the skin to stretch as the fetus grows bigger. Most important to see your obstetrician who will probably advise a topical medication and advice to ease your discomfort as the pregnancy continues. I assume that this is your first pregnancy and this compliant is not unusual. ...Read more
I'm 16 weeks pregnant with twins. Why do my hips ache so badly? What can I do to relieve the pain? And why do I get fuller faster when eating?
Pregnant: Do not know why you are aching, but your ligaments will stretch and as you progress in pregnancy and that can cause pain. Also as your uterus enlarges with twins that may put some pressure on your lower stomach in certain positions. Lastly, digestions slows so i would eat smaller portions and remember that the baby always gets what it needs. Make sure to continue with vitamins. Best! ...Read more
See Podiatrist: to get evaluation, x-rays and any necessary treatment. If no improvement after 2 weeks, should get it checked out. ...Read more
I think I may have over stretched my Achilles tendon because I havent danced for months & my ankle hurts to flex. what can I do to help it?
My ankles and feet are swollen...What do I do about it? I just want to know what I should do about this ....They are really swollen...
I sprained my ankle 2 weeks ago it's still swollen, but I have no pain when walking or running on it, what do I do to reduce swelling?
I am 38 weeks /3 days.My doctor checked my cervix & said still closed.Have swollen ankles, swollen hands, tingling, numb with pain, sob &hbp.Can i induce?
Induction of labor: A few key questions...Were you previously hypertensive outside of pregnancy? How is the baby's growth doing? Has the baby had a nonstress test done? How much protein are you spilling in your urine? All of these are important questions to determine if you need inducing in late preterm gestation (36 weeks to 38 weeks and 6 days). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 38 weeks pregnant & my doctor my cervix is still closed.Have hbp, swollen ankles/hands(numb, tingling, pain), sob & snore.Should i be induced?
Get checked: Swelling and pain in the ankles can be caused by multiple 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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After having my son I started to get reddish to brown spots on my lower leg plus swollen ankles what can be the cause of this?
Stasis: Edema of legs is common with pregnancy. Pregnancy, obesity, defective valves in veins, blood clots in legs or pelvis, lymphatic problems, prolonged sitting or standing, certain meds, heart, liver, kidney diseases all may cause leg edema. Eczema may cause severe itch with violent excoriation. Chronic edema, usually due to bad veins, leads to stasis dermatitis with brown pigmentation. A dermatologi ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sensitive, bruise like markings on legs. Hurts when touched. Now has swollen ankles. What can it be?! Please help!!!
Sensitive, bruise like markings on legs. Almost like rashes. Doesn't itch. Hurts when touched. Now has swollen ankles. What can it be?! Please help!!!
ER visit: What you are describing is worth a visit to the ER to be examined. Stay calm and go to the ER. ...Read more
A number of things.: Diabetics can have swollen ankles from unrecognized fractures, problems with circulation, or fluid retention without vascular issues. See your primary care doctor or an orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon to get a diagnosis and treatment. www.orthodoc.aaos.org/foot ankle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Be seen: There are multiple potential causes. A good medical checkup and some basic blood work would probably be a good place to start. ...Read more
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