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I am 31 weeks of pregnancy! my ankle is swollen now! is it a problem?Do i need to do anything to help my ankle swollen down?

I am 31 weeks of pregnancy! my ankle is swollen now! is it a problem?Do i need to do anything to help my ankle swollen down?

Not necessarily : As long as your blood pressure is normal and you do not have protein in your urine the swelling may not be a serious problem. You can elevate your feet and wear compression hose to help reduce your swelling but always follow up with your ob/gyn and let him or her know the swelling is happening. ...Read more

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Dr. Sewa Legha
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Found my ankle swollen for no reason and now it hurts ?

Found my ankle swollen for no reason and now it hurts ?

Ankles: Usually don't swell for no reason. Particularly just one. A visit to the doctor may help you find the cause. More information would also be helpful such as is it red? Is the swelling pitting? Other medical issues? Where specifically is the pain by the ankle? When does it hurt? ...Read more

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For how long is a sprained ankle swollen?

For how long is a sprained ankle swollen?

Depends: It depends on the severity of the sprain and how it is treated. ...Read more

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I went to the carribean and feet and ankle swollen most of the trip.. I'm home now and still swollen?

I went to the carribean and feet and ankle swollen most of the trip.. I'm home now and still swollen?

Here are some ...: How are the concern going now? Has that new or recurrent for you? To know what has happened, doc needs the info on the onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, & progress of swelling & its associated Sx over time ; so collect those for analysis. Besides, he/she needs to exam you and do tests to figure out if you have DVT, marginal heart or kidney function, etc. So, don't wait but get it done. ...Read more

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Is a broken ankle swollen or painful?

Is a broken ankle swollen or painful?

Yes: Fractured (broken) ankles can be both painful and swollen. There are other conditions that can cause pain and swelling in a joint such as the ankle. If there has been trauma to the ankle, a sprain could give the same symptoms. ...Read more

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Ankle swollen for 3 yrs now after surgery and stiff. scar remained brownish in color. metal rods , screws, and plate still inside.

Ankle swollen for 3 yrs now after surgery and stiff. scar remained brownish in color. metal rods , screws, and plate still inside.

Time to Re-evaluate.: Sounds like too much jingle and not enough jangle. The best remedy is to have your ankle thoroughly examined by an ankle expert. Two opinions would not be out of the question. ...Read more

Dr. Grace Torres-Hodges
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Ankle Swelling (Definition)

Ankle swelling is a symptom in which a person has swelling in one or both ankles. Swelling can be caused by ...Read more