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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
Doctor visit : Swollen ankles could be due to a multitude of causes ranging from simple pooling of fluid in legs ( dependent edema) to varicose veins to medication side effects to inadequate pumping of the heart. Simple measures you can take are obtaining compression stockings, staying active and avoiding excessive salt however for this problem i would recommend a check up with your primary care doc. ...Read moreSee 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. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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