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Swelling Of Face Hands Feet Early Pregnancy Signs
Whole body swelling especially hands, face, feet, during week 22 pregnancy, bp is 115/70, no proteins in urine, urine pH is 7, why swelling? Any diuretic?
Edema in pregnancy: Following your last question, if your swelling is not acute in onset it may just be a normal process in pregnancy, there are a few things you can do to reduce it: avoid caffeine, limit salt intake, rest with your legs elevated, use support stockings, avoid being outdoors when it's hot, consume potassium containing foods like banana and orange. Good luck
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Is sweaty hands and feet an early sign of pregnancy. I'm six days before my next menstrual and had sex on the 8-12 ov on the 10 or 11.
No: Sweaty hands and feet are not symptoms of pregnancy. You can check a pregnant if you miss your next period. That is the best way to find out.
Not likely: Too soon.Get a more detailed answer ›
Water, exercise: Swelling in pregnancy is pretty hard to avoid. The increased blood volume and lower blood pressure dilate the distal vessels and they become "leaky". Keeping your blood moving via exercise, drinking lots of water and periodically elevating your hands and feet will help.See 3 more doctor answers
During 22 week pregnancy, whole body swelling, especially feet and hands, what to do? And is there any safe diuretics during preg?
When should I worry about swelling during pregnancy? My hands and feet are already swelling. This didn't start until 7 months with my other son.
Pregnant now?: If you aren't pregnant, just note if the swelling is gone in the morning but recurs by afternoon/evening, especially if you are on your feet all day. Also, check your blood pressure frequently. If still a problem after a few days, see your doctor. Same applies if pregnant, just make sure you get to your doctor soon, and check blood pressure twice daily. If >140/90, see your doctor immediately.
I had swelling in my hands and ankles and feet. I told my doctor about the swelling in my feet and he said that's part of pregnancy. But what about hand?
Could be Pregnancy: As your fetus develops, there will be pressure exerted on the big veins, which return blood to the heart (the vena cava). This is particularly true after lying on your back for a time. Although more commonly seen in the lower extremities, pressure within the vena cava can slow down return from the arms as well. Try sleeping on your side, with a pillow to help hold your position.See 1 more doctor answer
I am 36 weeks pregnant. Sudden swelling of feet and hands. Bp is 128/86. All normal pregnancy symptoms at this stage?
More than likely: More than likely swelling of feet and hands is a normal sign of the third trimester. However, if you develop a severe headache, severe pain in your right upper abdomen, or start having spots in your vision that are new, you should immediately be seen by your obgyn.See 2 more doctor answers
What could be causing pronounced swelling of face, hands, feet several weeks after stopping oral cortisone therapy. Renal, heart, sugar normal?
Start over: You left out the most important information. Why taking cortisone? Exactly which med at exactly which dose for how long? Was the cortisone [prednisone? ] used to suppress a condition which now emerges again without the cortisone? Do you notice the effects of prolonged, daily, high-dose steroid? Consult the Dr[s] who prescribed the cortisone.
Should I be worried about my son he has hives I took him to ER for swelling of face hands and feet. They gave him bdrill and a steroid he is now not able to hold any thing down what should I do
I: I am answering this question well after you wrote it, so my response may or not be of any benefit. If he still has these health complaints by the time you read this, please have him seen.
Call your doctor now: You should call your doctor to get advice. What you are describing could be hives and the swelling is concerning. If this just started, it could progress to the point of difficulty swallowing or breathing and may be a medical emergency. She may need medications to treat this immediately. Don't wait to seek more definitive medical advice, as these are signs of allergic reaction.
What are conditions that causes swelling in feet hands face not associated with allergic reaction?
Peripheral edema: Swelling of the extremities could be caused by many things. If you feel it is not an allergic reaction, an md consult is warranted. Perhaps your kidneys are not functioning properly, a common source of peripheral (and other) edema: swelling. Any changes in medications? The internet is really unsuited to diagnosis of such symptoms, don't fool around; see an md. Good luck!
What causes swelling of hands and feet, red flushed face that's hot to the touch and headache. Been this way for 8 hours now and im feeling very bad.
Very unusual: I would make sure to check your blood pressure first. It sounds as if you are having some vascular like symptoms that are difficult to attribute to any one source without additional information.
See your doctor asap: For evaluation and treatment, you may need to see an allergist.
What causes red, hot face, with headache and swelling painful hands and feet? Been like this for 8 hours and im really feeling bad. Please help!
Allergic reaction: To something is possibility. Get to emergency dept at closest hospital.
30wks pregnant. Over last day or so gained 6lbs in swelling. Seems all over, but more in feet/legs, & hands & face. Shld I be concerned or not?
Lately my face, hands, and feet have been swelling. I do have hypothyroidism but my TSH level is 2.4 what else could be causing this?
Can MS contin (morphine) cause fluid retention, swelling & pain in my feet? And I now have swelling in knees, hands & face. Hospital tests were normal.
MS Contin (morphine): This drug is for moderate to severe pain and time released. While it has many potential side effects swelling is not one of them.See 2 more doctor answers
33 weeks pregnant, hand, feet, face and ankle swelling. Gained 3lbs in 2 days. Decreased movement. Awful headaches, dr says I'm fine but I feel off!??
May be preeclampsia: Rapid weight gain, sudden swelling and headache may indicate developing preeclampsia, which can be dangerous to your own or baby's health. Check your blood pressure with a home cuff or at local pharmacy. If too number is >140 or bottom >90, let your doctor know ASAP.See 1 more doctor answer
Was severely hypothyroid. Still have swelling of eyes and face (rash) and numbness in feet and index finger. Will that go away?
Correct meds: Are you getting the correct meds? Check free T3 and reverse t3. Ft3 should be in upper range and rt3 in lower range. If your ratio is off, you may need Armour Thyroid or t3, and synthroid (thyroxine) would be the wrong med for you. Also check spot urine iodine to make sure you are not deficient.See 1 more doctor answer
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Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
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