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Fluid Retention And Painful Feet
It denotes the presence of excessive water in intravascular space - vessels & interstitial space - among cells, due to poor automatic water movement and distribution by poor perfusion by low BP from hydration or/+ weak heart, poor osmotic pressure from malnutrition, poor water excretion from kidneys, & poor lymphatic drainage. More? Ask your doctor or contact me; I ...Read more
Have severe fluid retention in both feet. The tops of both feet and ankles are swollen causing numbness in toes. Can this cause vessel damage?
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It can be: Excessive fluid retention can be the result of a benign process such the result of a diet resulting in a lot of gasseous abdominal distention or fluid retention due to excessive salt. However, it can also be due to serious medical conditions that effect fluid balance such as heart failure, liver failure, kidney failure. Although rare in this country, severe protein calorie malnutrition is a caus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Edema: Swelling to the feet and ankles is common as we get older. It can be a vascular insufficiency, kidney or blood pressure issue. If you have been given a diuretic by your doctor - take it on schedule! You can try to wear support hose and elevate your fee when out of bed. If this does not relieve your issue see your doctor. Do not ignore this. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No.: When you see feet and legs swell it is due to altered balance of fluid pressure in the very tiniest of your blood vessels. This allows fluid to leak from the blood vessels out into the tissue. Then the kidneys retain extra sodium from the diet to replace the lost sodium. Water enters into the picture as an innocent bystander - it gets carried along with sodium. ...Read more
Can hypothyroidism cause circulatory issues, cold feet and hands also pitting edema in legs ankles and feet?
Yes it can.: God bless u!http://www.Medicinenet.Com/script/main/mobileart.Asp?Articlekey=10419.Get a more detailed answer ›
have swollen ankles top of the foot swollen back of knees feel painful can to much salt cause swelling?
Swollen ankles salt?: 39F US notes/asks: have swollen ankles top of the foot swollen back of knees feel painful can to much salt cause swelling? ANS: need much more detail but most common cause of swollen ankles is eating more salt than your body can get rid of. But pain in back of knees is not part of that. You may have blood clots in legs. See your Dr. now or do 2nd opinion with me now. ...Read more
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