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Swelling Of My Ankles And Feet After Splenectomy
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
The last 3 days I have been experiencing pitting edema and pain in both feet, ankles and toes. My hands hurt as well and are slightly swollen ?
I'm 39 weeks pregnant and my feet and hands are swelling. Is there any food to avoid/can trigger the swelling of my feet and numbness of my hands?
Not really.: Edema is not unusual in advanced pregnancy and may be related to hormonal effects. Unless you are hypertensive there is no reason to change your diet; mention this to your obstetrician, as all you need at this point is an excuse to deliver. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The numbness: May or may not be secondary to the swelling. You need to find out why you are getting the swelling: is it chronic venous insufficiency? Hypertension? A leaky heart valve? Kidney problem? Side effect of medication? Too much salt in your diet? An occupation where you stand alot? A follow up with a doctor is the best way to solve the issue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had baby 8 wks ago. Still
swelling of calves and feet. Now also having flushing of face, feet, and redness up calves what's going on?
Left leg below the knee down to the foot hurts and has some swelling .. And my hands have swelling too after my husband and i took a walk.. ?
My feet and legs and knees swelling at night. I am 64 years old and had problems with my ankles and surgery on each ankles some time ago. Now legs ?
Varies: There are multiple potential causes. It may be a problem individually with your knees and ankle as you suggest, it can sometimes be a manifestation of vascular disease such as venous stasis disease. One of the more common reasons a person can have swelling in both legs is some form of fluid retention which can have many causes. A good medical checkup is a good place to start. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Swelling of feet and ankles my husband has severe swelling of his ankles and feet could it be from scare tissue surrounding the s1 nerve
Probably not: He should be seen by his doctor to determine the problem. ...Read more
My ankles and feet have been swelling for several months. My feet have been numb from the arch to the tips of my toes started 4 years ago.
Both of my feet and ankles are very swollen and painful ! Also my hands are swlen and itchy! I elevate my legs and the swelling does go down a little?
Varicose vein/c doc: Although this may just be from varicose veins, since they are painful, you need to see your doctor to make sure that you do not have a blood clot in the leg veins which may lead to life-threatening consequence if not treated . That swollen and itchy hands are likely from contact allergy (something you use on your hands) which may require a dermatology consultation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My legs, ankles and feet are extremely swollen, tight and it's uncomfortable to walk. I took 25mg of Hydrochlorot 6 hours ago and continuing to swell.
Feet swelling.: Many things from simple dietary indiscretions, such as an excess of salt, to medical conditions including congestive heart failure, blood clot, kidney insufficiency or liver insufficiency, can cause the feet to swell. Could also be related to arthritis, gout, plantar fasciitis or even medications (calcium channel blockers or NSAIDs like Naproxen). Work-up is necessary. ...Read more
Developed intense itching and burning on the palms of my hands and bottoms of my feet. Difficulty walking due to itching and burning of my feet. ?
Need exam: Palms & soles with these symptoms needs an examination because there a number of things that it could be & these need to be ruled in & out by inspection, blood work, & history. At any rate, if this is an absolutely brand new set of symptoms which have never been discussed with a doctor then, you've now figured out the time to go...NOW.....some blood work will help and then, appropriate medication ...Read more
What can cause sudden bulging of veins in hands and forearms and swelling of feet and ankles at the same time while suddenly feeling bloated and Exhau?
Please see your Dr!: Your symptoms may be due to several different disorders or, less likely, one disorder.Fluid retention in the lower extremities is extremely common in premenopausal women and is called idiopathic edema.The exact cause is unknown and the edema can be made worse by diuretics. Less likely but possible are more serious conditions: congestive heart failure, liver and kidney disorders.See your physician! ...Read more
Bulging veins.: Varicose veins are due to leaking valves in the saphenous vein system. There is a strong hereditary component. Leaking (refluxing) valves can lead to varicose veins, leg and foot swelling. If you have varicose veins, then you should see a vein specialist for a full venous evaluation including a venous ultrasound to help to make the diagnosis and determine treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Injured hemi cp effected ankle.foot is red at night and after walking. Veins in ankle and foot potrude. Excessive dryness bottoms of both feet,causes?
Lack of motion : usually motion will help circulation and with cp the motion is limited and the you get more pooling of blood and they will effect the size and color of the area. I recommend that you see a foot doctor for possible compression sock after arterial Doppler that's is within normal limit ...Read more
I am having difficulties with both feet and ankles. Pain on bottom of feet and lateral outside ankles. Not severe but greatly limit my mobilty.
Time for a physical.: You need a focused examination of your feet and ankles, and ideally I would suggest a physical medicine clinician, but you may wish to start with your general physician. You need a neurological exam, assesment of your gait, examination of feet and ankles, shoes, plain films of the feet and possible blood tests. This is something that can probably be treated simply once a diagnosis is made. Be well ...Read more
Pain under feet and in ankles after walking. Swelling on the inside of my ankles- better with arch support in shoes. Could these be fallen arches?
After leg cramps, veins appeared on my feet and hands. Ultrasound showed reflux in the legs, but why were my hands affected and why the sudden onset?
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