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Swollen Ankles And Stomach Bloating
Ihave swollen ankles, swollencalves swollen thighs and a swollen abdominal arew alon with swollen cheeks?
Needs Attention: There can be a number of things that may be causing these symptoms. Some causes could be serious and should be checked out by a physician for further evaluation. ...Read more
Unbearable burning sharp pain right rib cage/ middle upper abdomen, stinky burps, bloating and gas, swollen ankles, diarrhea 3 weeks. No Gull bladder?
See your physician: With all your symptoms you should see your physician for a complete exam. Don't waste your time on self diagnosing on the internet, it will just be confusing. ...Read more
Is it normal to have ankle swelling constantly and bloating constantly while being on depo provera (medroxyprogesterone)?
Can you specify: If that is one ankle or both ankles... ...Read more
Depends on cause: If the swelling resolves overnight, this is most likely due to venous insufficiency. Elastic stockings are best long term remedy. Elevate legs whenever possible. If this persists or if swelling does not improve overnight, get examined by your physician for other possible causes which can be treated. ...Read more
Need more info...: Is ankle swelling bilaterally symmetrical, involving evenly or locally/ regionally? Do you have short of breath? Have you had history of congestive heart failure...? Hotdogs alone at most should just increase salt intake leading to edema in patients with marginal heart function. So, seek evaluation, confirmation, care, & counseling timely so to relieve current and future worry. Best... ...Read more
Elevation: Make sure when you sit that ou elevated your legs causing excess fluid from settling on your ankles. Also you can obtain tight stockings at a medical supply store that can reduce swellign in yoru ankles and legs. ...Read more
See Doctor: You need to have this examined.Get a more detailed answer ›
Get diagnosed: It could be from "being on your feet". But there are a number of things that can cause swelling in the ankle. This is a very nonspecific symptom. I recommend that someone swelling in this area should be seen by orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon for a definitive diagnosis so that appropriate treatment can be started. You can find one in your area at www. Aofas. Org. ...Read more
Could be from too much salt intake.
Could be from improper working valves in the veins that allow fluic to leak backwards into the legs. ...Read more
Many possibilities: The severe itching can be caused by the swollen anles and rash. The question is why the rash? From scratching? / allergic reaction? Bite? Poison ivy? There are some disease processes that can cause both too, so, instead of guessing here, a visit to a doctor sounds like a great idea. ...Read more
Woke up this morning with swollen ankles could not feel my feet intense tingling and a numb feeling?
Hi there I have had swollen ankles and calfs for the past 5 days my doctor said fluid retention I've tried everything but nothing has helped me!
Refer to answer: A varieties of condition can cause your problem. Stop your salt intake. Make sure your BP is normal. Have your dr. Check your albumin, calcium, and your thyroid level. Besides you need renal function test plus liver function test. If all are normal you need ct scan of abdomen and pelvis. ...Read more
A few things: Excess dietary sodium can cause fluid retention, which can explain swelling in the foot, ankles and legs. Prolonged sitting or standing in place may cause swelling. It can also be due to other medical issues as well: congestive heart disease, htn, diabetes, uremia and many other issues. Discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more