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Fat Ankles And Calves
Sounds bad: A person whose feet, legs, and abdomen swell up, but has no prior reason for doing so (meaning she doesn't already have a known liver, kidney, heart, or circulation problem that leads to swelling) should be evaluated in the E.R. if her own primary care doctor is not immediately available. Treatment depends on the amount of swelling, how fast it is increasing, and the actual cause of the swelling. ...Read more
Yes: Certainly does. Also builds healthier cardiovascular system. Mix comfortable pace with some intervals (speed) and/or track workouts for variety and best results. Above all -- have fun doing it. Check out nearby running clubs. (USAT Level I coach) Good Luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
TRAUMA OR NOT?: HI! Swelling of both ankle areas simultaneously without known trauma ie: jumping off of something and landing hard on both feet can be due to a systemic problem. Possibilities include: lymphedema, arthritis which can be osteo, rheumatoid, gouty attack, other accompanying signs/symptoms, etc. , pregnancy, infection, blood clot,medication, heart -liver - kidney problems. All need medical evaluation. ...Read more
Severe back pain, numbness and tingling in feet arms hands swelling in thighs, feet, hands and upper arms. Rapid weight gain around belly ?
See your doctor: It's important with all these symptoms mentioned that you seek evaluation with your primary care doctor to figure out what could be causing all these symptoms. There are various thing that could result in some of those symptoms. It may not be only one cause. It could have some vascular component, a metabolic component, a neurologic component, nutrient deficiency component, or none-of-the-above. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No immediate loss is: Possible. Have to work towards your goal. Spot fat loss does not occur naturally. By losing weight in general a certain amt will be abdominal fat. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on your back. Get regular >. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hypothyroidism: hands and feet cramping levels are good on levothyroxine ... Very bad and night especially feet and occasionally legs hips..?
Edema: Many things can cause swelling of your feet and ankles. Local factors such as venous insufficiency or varicose veins, or phlebitis or blood clots of the veins can cause this. Liver disease, heart disease and kidney disease can also cause swelling. Malnutrition with low blood protein levels can cause this. If it persists you should be examined and have blood work. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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