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Can Hypothyroidism Cause Swollen Ankles
What can cause persistent fluid in the lungs and swollen ankles, despite taking diuretics continuously?
Several possibilitie: Pneumonia, adult respiratory distress syndrome, advanced malnutrition, congestive heart failure, hepatorenal syndrome, uremia. The lack of response to diuretics implies that either the condition isn't responsive to diuresis or the dose needs to be adjusted. The condition appears to be complicated and should be further evaluated with consultants as needed.See 3 more doctor answers
A few things: Excess dietary sodium can cause fluid retention, which can explain swelling in the foot, ankles and legs. Prolonged sitting or standing in place may cause swelling. It can also be due to other medical issues as well: congestive heart disease, htn, diabetes, uremia and many other issues. Discuss this with your doctor.See 1 more doctor answer
Many things: There are a number of things that can cause swelling in the foot and ankle. This is a very nonspecific symptom. I recommend that someone with swelling should be seen by orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon for a definitive diagnosis. One in your area can be found at www. Aofas. Org.
Many: Swelling of the ankles can be caused by anything from injury to kidney to heart problems.
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.See 1 more doctor answer
Various causes: There are very many causes, from congestive heart failure, to lymphedema, to venous insufficiency, blood clots, pregnancy, a various other causes, including serious and not-so-serious causes. The fact that you legs are the lowest part of your body, fluid have tendency to pool down there, with increased hydrostatic pressure -- sometime called dependent edema. See your doctor for evaluation.See 2 more doctor answers
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