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How Long Does Swollen Ankles Associated With Preeclampsia Last
Depends on patient: Swelling in the legs or lower extremity associated with hellp syndrome (preeclampsia, toxemia, high blood pressure of pregnancy) resolves after delivery. How fast depends on the person. For some it is in the first 24-48 hours. For others it may last as long as 6 weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly -: Some reasons for chronic swelling ankle are arthritis of the knee or ankle or feet, chronic venous insufficiency, lymphedema (abnormal lymphatic drain), congestive heart failure, chronic kidney disease and malnutrition -- and the most common of these is chronic venous insufficiency that now can be treated using endovenous laser treatment -- please talk with your doctor about this! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can swollen ankles come from standing on your feet for a long time in jail versus having diabetes?
47 yr old. Have 1 period about every 3 mos. Last one gained 7.5 lbs & had swollen ankles. After period lost 4 of the 7.5 lbs & swelling gone. Normal?
Yes: When you have a period, there are several hormones that are released which allow the uterus to be able to be impregnated, if the occasion arises. This not only afffects the uterus, but also the entire body, so retaining fluid is a normal occurance, also the loss of fluid is also normal when the period is over. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can hormones cause veins to bulge suddenly? Swollen ankles last 3 days, veins in feet/legs, hands/arms very prominent. 2 days from period. BP normal.
Need more info...: The specifics, relevance, & sequence of events of all symptoms are not enough to draw a conclusion, but what you described deserves a prompt evaluation. How to get the related things of good medical care for your concerns? Follow instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; do not try to wait out. ...Read more
Many things: There are a number of things that can cause swelling in the foot and ankle. This is a very nonspecific symptom. Before taking medication for this i would get a diagnosis. 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. ...Read more
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