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Is there a reason for swollen feet ankles and thighs?

Is there a reason for swollen feet ankles and thighs?

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 more

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What causes swollen feet and ankles?

What causes swollen feet and ankles?

Many things: Most common are hypertension and venous valve insufficiency ...Read more

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What should I do if I have swollen feet and ankles?

What should I do if I have swollen feet and ankles?

Elevate feet: There is pitting and non pitting edema if you can push in the swelling its pitting so get a consult from your internist for high blood pressure if you can't push in the swelling this is non-pitting and ice and elevation should help. ...Read more

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What causes swollen feet and ankles. They are so puffy I can indent them?

What causes swollen feet and ankles. They are so puffy I can indent them?

Lmultiple causes: Vein obstruction (gravid uterus e.g.), kidney disease and liver failure causing low Albumin leads to edema and heart failure with high venous pressure can all lead to edema. You should see your doctor for an evaluation and explanation. ...Read more

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Swollen feet and ankles while taken addarall?

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Swollen feet and ankles while taken addarall?

Probably not. ..: I's probably not related with what you mentioned and concerned. For detail, please review the following articles in http://sideeffectsbase. Com/adderall-side-effects/. Best wish... ...Read more

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What must I do for swollen feet and ankles after delivery?

What must I do for swollen feet and ankles after delivery?

Edema: Try elevating the legs and feet above the level of your heart for 15 minutes three or four times a day. Try support hose as well. Decreasing salt intake can help. ...Read more

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What should I do for swollen feet and ankles after delivery?

What should I do for swollen feet and ankles after delivery?

New shoes: Swollen feet and ankles ae common with pregnancy, the swelling goes down with time but remember that your shoe size may go up. Keep moving, wear supportive socks and shoes, enjoy your child. ...Read more

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Can unsupportive shoes cause swollen feet and ankles if they are used to exercise?

Can unsupportive shoes cause swollen feet and ankles if they are used to exercise?

Get checked out: You may need to be seen to make sure that you don't have other health issues which can lead to swollen ankles and feet. Be sure to see your physician or podiatrist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes swollen feet and ankles after binge at bar?

What causes swollen feet and ankles after binge at bar?

Consider liver: Agree that sodium may cause swelling but usually alcohol causes volume depletion. If swelling occurs after alcohol binge some sort of liver abnormality should be ruled out. ...Read more

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Help! Need to know if there's natural remedies for swollen feet and ankles?

Help! Need to know if there's natural remedies for swollen feet and ankles?

Swollen feet and ank: Like any other problem the remedies step from knowing the cause of the problem. If the swelling is due to poor veins in the legs, support hose may help. For some people weight loss helps. There are many causes for swollen lower extremities you need to be seen by your dr. To find out why the swelling and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I have swollen feet and ankles on both sides and severe pain in both wich make it hard to walk and is causing pain in my hips n back What causes this?

I have swollen feet and ankles on both sides and severe pain in both wich make it hard to walk and is causing pain in my hips n back What causes this?

Swollen ankles: Could be edema from heart disease, liver, kideny or venous insufficiency, or arthritis, or Charcots joints from DM, bilateral clots are rare. Please follow up today with ER or urgent care as this is significant. ...Read more

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Swollen feet and ankles what carbohydrates retain body fluids?

Swollen feet and ankles what carbohydrates retain body fluids?

Swollen feet: Carbohydrates do not directly cause fluid retention. However, refined carbohydrates do put the body under free radical stress and that can accelerate degeneration in the human body. I strongly advise that you avoid all white flour, white sugar and white rice. ...Read more

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Why does right-sided heart failure causes swollen feet and ankles?

Why does right-sided heart failure causes swollen feet and ankles?

Pump failure: The right side of your heart accepts blood returning from the extremities. If it can't keep up, blood starts to back up in the extremities and causes swelling. Think of a basement pump. If its not powerful enough to keep up with the water seeping in, the basement will flood. ...Read more

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23 years old, swollen feet and ankles, 50lbs overweight, psoriasis like rash on feet, what can this be?

23 years old, swollen feet and ankles, 50lbs overweight, psoriasis like rash on feet, what can this be?

Venous stasis: You may be developing venous stasis dermatitis caused by chronic swelling in your ankles. It is caused by weight gain and high blood pressure causing the legs to swell. Best to wear compression stockings and elevate the feet and decrease salt in your diet. See primary doctor for blood pressure and weight management. It can be reversed so don't be discouraged. ...Read more

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Does congestive heart failure on right or left lead to swollen feet and ankles? Why?

Does congestive heart failure on right or left lead to swollen feet and ankles? Why?

Yes: Right sided heart failure (which is often present in combination with left heart failure) does. Blood returning to the right ventricle backs up, overfilling the inferior vena cava and all veins draining into it. Hormonal changes in the kidney cause fluid retention further engorging dependent tissues (mediated by gravity). This is a simple explanation: whole books have been written about this. ...Read more

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I have swollen feet and ankles and legs they have been like this since I was 12, what can I do to help my circulation and have a more normal foot siz?

I have swollen feet and ankles and legs they have been like this since I was 12, what can I do to help my circulation and have a more normal foot siz?

Vascular: Have a vascular specialist evaluate your legs for adequate blood flow - both arterial and venous. Any family history of leg swelling? You may benefit from lower extremity compression therapy note sodium restrictions and fluid retention. ...Read more

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