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Swelling just under.ankles both feet. Causing aching and pressure on both lower legs and feet x?

Swelling just under.ankles both feet. Causing aching and pressure on both lower legs and feet x?

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

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

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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Slightly swelling feet every day?

Slightly swelling feet every day?

Consult doctor: I'm not sure of all your symptoms but there are many reasons from hypertension to medications to anatomy to many other possible reasons for swelling of your feet. Please consult your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes the swelling of the feet?

What causes the swelling of the feet?

Water and gravity: Our bodies have a large amount of water needed to keep organs functioning. The vessels that carry the fluids are not perfect and they can leak. Also, our tissues have a certain amount of water to stay moist and pliable. Gravity works to pull the fluids down towards the feet even in healthy people. It will worsen as the day progresses. Treatment is compression socks/elevation. Avoid water pills. ...Read more

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What causes swelling in the feet at 60?

What causes swelling in the feet at 60?

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 more

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What causes swelling of the feet when sitting?

What causes swelling of the feet when sitting?

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 more

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What is the drug for swelling feet please answer me?

What is the drug for swelling feet please answer me?

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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What are some conventional ways to reduce swelling in feet?

What are some conventional ways to reduce swelling in feet?

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

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Approx. How many lbs of fluid have u gained b4 u notice swelling in feet/ real life cankles?

Approx. How many lbs of fluid have u gained b4 u notice swelling in feet/ real life cankles?

Cannot estimate: Swelling in your feet can occur for a number of reasons other than fluid retention so you cannot estimate the number of pounds of fluid you have gained before your feet swell. It might be zero or it might be much more. ...Read more

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Swelling in the foot nd body pain?

Swelling: in the foot can be from multiple causes. A good history and physical will be able to pinpoint the exact cause, diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

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Why are my ankles/feet swelling up?

Why are my ankles/feet swelling up?

Many reasons: This could be anything from an injury to high blood pressure to kidney disease. See a doctor for an exam. ...Read more