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Doctor insights on: Feet Swelling After Pregnancy

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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After a c-section, how long does it take for feet swelling to go down?

After a c-section, how long does it take for feet swelling  to go down?

Few days.: Regardless of mode of delivery (vaginal or abdominal), the excess fluid of pregnancy gets mobilized and diuresed within a few days in normal circumstances. If you have obesity, heart/kidney failure that is not the case and a specialist in high-risk obstetrics should be managing you closely. ...Read more

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Leg and feet swelling after 3 hour flight. Can or should I try to squeeze the swelling back up to the body?

Leg and feet swelling after 3 hour flight. Can or should I try to squeeze the swelling back up to the body?

Walk: Walking, moving the muscles of your legs can help. Support stockings can be beneficial also. ...Read more

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Has anyone had ankle and feet swelling severely unabke to.Walk up to 15 months after a c section?

Has anyone had ankle and feet swelling severely unabke to.Walk up to 15 months after a c section?

Not normal: Ankle and feet swelling 15 months later cannot be attributed to normal physiology changes after cesarean. There are many potential causes for this, and seeing your primary doctor or a vascular surgeon might be a good idea. ...Read more

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What causes feet swelling after drinking alcohol?

What causes feet swelling after drinking alcohol?

Has to do with : Antidiuretic hormone inhibition from alcohol build up. You will urinate more water (causing dehydration-which is one of the reasons alcohol is so dehydrating) and then when you start to rehydrate, things like sodium will be out of balance, causing your feet to swell. ...Read more

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Leg and feet swelling, heel pain after long walk in high heels?

Leg and feet swelling, heel pain after long walk in high heels?

Unsteady: High heels are an unsteady platform to walk on & in a long walk may cause the muscles to overwork. ...Read more

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Can you get leg and feet swelling, heel pain after si joint pain?

Can you get leg and feet swelling, heel pain after si joint pain?

Yes: The sacro-iliac (si) joint in the back is located near the roots to the nerves that supply the lower extremity - any swelling in the area can cause irritation/impingement of the roots which control sensory (what you feel), motor (how you move) and autonomic (things that are automatic like swelling) nerves...Talk to your pcp who may refer you to a back specialist. ...Read more

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Sis diagnosis with RA then MALT NHL. Thymectomy, rcvd 2 doses of Rituxan. Experiecing bad joint & bone pain, feet swelling and rash after. Will this go away?

Sis diagnosis with RA then MALT NHL. Thymectomy, rcvd 2 doses of Rituxan. Experiecing bad joint & bone pain, feet swelling and rash after. Will this go away?

Very complicated: Rituxan is a powerful drugs with many effects and side-effects. Yes those problems may be dose-related and may go away depending on the interval between doses, but may re-appear with subsequent doses. And this is assuming Rituxan is the cause. This problem includes the intersection of other drugs and the disease itself. Best left to discuss with your oncologist, especially if this all gets worse. ...Read more

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What can be done to reduce the feet swelling?

What can be done to reduce the feet swelling?

It depends...: It all depends on what is the reason why you are having swelling. If you don't suffer of any illness a very common reason is what is called dependent edema if you stand up or are on your feet for a long time during the day. In that case elevation of your feet for 20-30 minutes can help. Also if you consume a lot of salt or sodium that can cause it so try to go low on that in your diet. ...Read more

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


Dr. Eric Bluman
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Foot Swelling (Definition)

Foot swelling is a clinical finding in which a person's foot becomes enlarged ...Read more