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Swelling Under Feet
TRAUMA OR NOT?: HI! Swelling of both ankle areas simultaneously without known trauma ie: jumping off of something and landing hard on both feet can be due to a systemic problem. Possibilities include: lymphedema, arthritis which can be osteo, rheumatoid, gouty attack, other accompanying signs/symptoms, etc. , pregnancy, infection, blood clot,medication, heart -liver - kidney problems. All need medical evaluation. ...Read more
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
My feet have been swelling alot i noticed purple under the skin in certain areas. Light brusing i assume. Feet do not hurt & i didnt injure them?
Many causes: There are many causes of pedal edema. This could be due to sluggish return of blood by the veins. It could be caused by medications or the kidneys to name a few. If this is a relatively new symptom, You may want to have a clinical exam and a blood test. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
Had csection monday and 2days ago noticed a lump under arm pit (swollen glands)milk glands? Also swolling in groin area and I have swelling feet, legs.
Different things: Swelling may result from different things such as problems with the veins or lymphatic system, systemic conditions like high blood pressure or heart failure, and trauma like sprains and fractures. A visit to your primary care physician or podiatrist may help to uncover the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dysfunctional valves: In veins so that gravity is allowing the blood to pool in the feet/ankles but as it returns back to the heart, some of it stays in the foot/ankles as the valves in the veins are not working properly. Also, when you are sitting you are not getting the help of the muscles of the lower extremities helping contracting and pushing blood upwards. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A few things: If you have an underlying medical condition (such as high blood pressure, diabetes, congestive heart failure, thyoid issues etc) have that treated properly. Avoid excess dietary salt consumption, go for walks, and try supportive type hose. If these measures do not help, talk to your doctor. ...Read more
Depends: Feet swelling could come from a large group of reasons. Finding out why they swell will allow your md to advise you on the correct treatment, whether it be rest or medication. Until you can see someone, raise your legs and feet at or above your heart, so that fluid will tend not to collect in low areas (feet) good luck! ...Read more
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