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Swollen Ankles More Causes Risk Factors
Tendonitis: Age as people get older, their tendons become less flexible — which makes them easier to injure. Occupations tendinitis is more common in people whose jobs involve: repetitive motions frequent overhead reaching forceful exertion sports you may be more likely to develop tendinitis if you participate in certain sports that involve repetitive motions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can blood thinners such as pradaxa cause chronic swelling of the ankles, feet and hands? I've noticed this symptom has become more pronounced.
Yes: Swelling is a side effect.Get a more detailed answer ›
Possible pvd? Bp in legs was much higher than in my arms. Could pvd cause recurrent toe infections?
Non comm dis: Read your text book. Genes, gender, race, where you were born. Did you mother have HTN or DM. ...Read more
Can sitting for longer periods (especially: cross-legged or with one leg tucked under) lead to increased risk of formation of spider veins and varicose veins?
Probably not: In all of the 13 major studies that have looked at factors associated with the development of varicose veins, none have shown that crossing your legs when sitting plays any role in the formation of varicose veins. As dr. Landi said, varicose veins are due to leaky valves not venous stasis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Multiple factors: Diabetics have a lifetime risk of 15-20% of developing a foot ulcer and of those 15-20% will go on to amputations. Those % are going to increase to 25% in the next few years. Multiple risk factors lead to ulcers and amputation, and high blood sugars is one of them. High blood sugars leads to neuropathy, poor circulation and foot deformities among other things. Trauma is another risk factor. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Simple, it's inside: Correlates more with fat on the inside (in the liver... associated with metabolism being messed up and increased risk of high cholesterol,triglycerides, and diabetes) and with the inside of the arteries. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1775472781/devils-diet might be helpful, certainly is entertaining. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Abdominal (AAA)?: We are not quite sure what actually causes an AAA to form in some people. The leading thought is that the aneurysm may be caused by inflammation in the aorta, which may cause its wall to weaken or break down. Most believe that this inflammation can be associated with atherosclerosis (also called hardening of the arteries) or risk factors for atherosclerosis, such as high blood pressure and smoking. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multifactorial: There are a number of medical conditions preexisting in the mother that can increase risk of iugr, including hypertension, lupus, kidney disease, and sickle cell; fetal conditions such as abnormal chromosomes; twins or more; infection, placental disorders, smoking, and poor diet, as well as history of iugr in a prior pregnancy. ...Read more
What should I do to reduce risk of DVT or pe during very long flights? I have multiple risk factors including heart disease, diabetes, and venous insu
Edema: Edema or swollen feet are a sign of severe sleep apnea. If it's worse, then perhaps your CPAP settings are insufficient. Or your oxygen levels may still be low, so added oxygen may be beneficial. Also, your thyroid hormone could be checked since a deficiency can causes edema. Please consult your sleep specialist. ...Read more
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