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Pedal Edema (Definition)

Pedal edema is fluid collection or ...Read more


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Swollen feet ankles causes? All of a sudden I just had surgery 2 weeks ago for umbilical hernia. I do have high blood and have not taken my medicine

Swollen feet ankles causes? All of a sudden I just had surgery 2 weeks ago for umbilical hernia. I do have high blood and have not taken my medicine

Important symptoms: You need to report that to your doc. The most obvious thing would be if your blood pressure medication were a diuretic (hydrochlorothiazide, chlorthalidone, furosemide, etc). If you stopped that it could give you swelling. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Does everyone have foot swelling after ankle surgery?

Does everyone have foot swelling after ankle surgery?

Common....: It depends on the type of surgery. Minor superficial surgeries may not cause noticeable swelling. Swelling is common though following ankle surgery. ...Read more

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How come my foot swelling up after orthopedic surgery 2 weeks later?

How come my foot swelling up after orthopedic surgery 2 weeks later?

See your surgeon:: Not to sound an alarm, but a sudden increase in swelling 2 weeks after surgery needs to be assessed by the surgeon to prevent any complications from becoming a problem. ...Read more

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What would cause ankle and foot swelling after surgery to the knee?

What would cause ankle and foot swelling after surgery to the knee?

Post-operative swell: Swelling travels with gravity. After most surgeries to lower extremities, the surgeon will instruct patients to keep their legs raised. This is so the swelling (fluid) doesn't build up following the flow of gravity to the foot and ankle. Although there may not be any procedures done to those areas, fluid can travel along a path of gravity and teh foot and ankle are at the bottom. ...Read more

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An 84 yr 86 lb female, lg kidney stones in both. Unable to walk due foot swelling °en. Bone loss w/spurs in lower back. Is surgery an option.

An 84 yr 86 lb female, lg kidney stones in both. Unable to walk due foot swelling &degen. Bone loss w/spurs in lower back. Is surgery an option.

Perhaps: The answer really depends on the overall health of the patient as well as the size and location of the stones, all of which determine what type of surgical procedure would be best for her specific case. Her treating physicians will consult with the urologist to decide if surgery is best for her. ...Read more

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I just had back surgery 5 days ago can you can you detect a blood clot from the outer part of leg legs a big bruise, swollen feet have p.A.D.

I just had back surgery 5 days ago can you can you detect a blood clot from the outer part of leg legs a big bruise, swollen feet have p.A.D.

No unfortunately, US: No unfortunately, a doppler ultrasound to visiualize the deep veins of the lower leg is required to rule out a blood clot in the leg (so called dvt (deep vein thrombosis) or clot. Early detection and anticoagulant therapy is the key to preventing a lethal pe (pulmanary embolus) which have killed a number of people, the reporter who developed an fatal pe after ridding in a tank all day in iraq. ...Read more

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Fractured fibula, high ankle sprain 5 wk. No surgery, immobilized, no weight. Still having signif. Foot swelling, numb toes and darker color top foot.

Fractured fibula, high ankle sprain 5 wk. No surgery, immobilized, no weight. Still having signif. Foot swelling, numb toes and darker color top foot.

NOrmal: Pain and swelling after a combined fracture/dislocation can persist for months. Follow up with ortho doc and xrays is required and pt is almost manidtory to regain motion and function. The numbness associated with a fracture sprain usually come from stretching the nerve (s) and may take up to a year to resolve. ...Read more

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Suppadhayay, 67 yrs. Male, heavy sweating & vomiting. Advised heart surgery, kretininum serum& less heart pumping, cardivas12.5, snumlo5mg, foot swelling, ?

Suppadhayay, 67 yrs. Male, heavy sweating & vomiting. Advised heart surgery, kretininum serum& less heart pumping, cardivas12.5, snumlo5mg, foot swelling, ?

Sounds serious: You need to follow your cardiologist's reccomendations, and make lifestyle changes ie. Loose excess weight, low salt/fat diet, no tobacco or alcohol, etc. ...Read more

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Swollen feet is fluid the cause.?

Swollen feet is fluid the cause.?

Swollen: As stated, there can be many causes for swelling. See your podiatrist and internist for the cause of the swelling ...Read more

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I ahve black swollen feet, what do I do?

Depends: Depends on what your natural color is. If you have vascular disease or an open wound with black color, then go to the ed for possible gangrene infection. If it's just swollen, like a bruise, just make a regular appointment with your pcp. Good luck. ...Read more

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Please answer! What would cause swollen feet?

Please answer! What would cause swollen feet?

Swollen feet: Feet can swell from venous or lymphatic outflow obstruction from the legs, from excess fluid in the body, from weak veins with poor flow out from the legs, from too little protein in the blood, from high right heart pressure producing fluid outflow in the legs and other things... ...Read more

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I've had swollen feet for days now, please why is so? Thanks

I've had swollen feet for days now, please why is so? Thanks

@ Ur age wearing a--: -tight knee brace, or tight elastic sox, otherwise U really need 2 have this evaluated 4 a serious underlying cardiovascular origin or renal cause. If U find a cause due 2 tight something on Ur legs, get in 2 C Ur PCP soon. ...Read more

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Should the foot be red and swollen ten weeks after anankle surgery?

Should the foot be red and swollen ten weeks after anankle surgery?

Ankle surgery: Swelling can persist for some time after ankle surgery - or any surgery. The redness needs to be evaluated by your surgeon. He/she would want you to contact them for an evaluation. Do so sooner rather than later. Good luck. ...Read more

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Feet swelling swollen feet?

Feet swelling swollen feet?

CHF: Lots of causes for swollen feet, see your doctor to be checked out. ...Read more

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Swollen feet, due to sunburn?

Swollen feet, due to sunburn?

Yes: It is quite common to swell after sunburn feet. Most forget to put sunblock on their feet. Elevate and if have problems see podiatrist. ...Read more

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Cause of swollen feet and face?

Cause of swollen feet and face?

Fluid retension: Edema has alot of known causes. Some simple like to much salt intake with your diet, hormonal and in the most severe cases medical conditions such as kidney, heart, liver and varicose veins. ...Read more

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Will dehydration cause swollen feet?

Will dehydration cause swollen feet?

Unlikely: Swelling is usually associated with excess fluid. Dehydration is not a cause of swelling in the feet. Malnutrition though may cause swelling. ...Read more

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Swollen feet & ankles whay dors it CM from?

Swollen feet & ankles whay dors it CM from?

Edema: Swelling of your feet and ankles are likely due to excess fluid trapped in your tissues, called edema. It has many potential causes, including medications (calcium channel blockers, etc), venous insufficiency, arthritis, heart failure, liver disease or kidney disease. It would be a good idea to see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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What could I do for swollen feet on a trip?

What could I do for swollen feet on a trip?

Elevate: Them when you get the chance, try your hardest to avoid salt. ...Read more

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What can I do about burning and swollen feet?

What can I do about burning and swollen feet?

Find the cause 1st: There may be many treatments for swollen feet. However, the more important question is why they are swollen. I would recommend that you be seen by an orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon if your primary care physician cannot find the cause of the swollen ankles. One in your area can be found at www. Aofas. Org. ...Read more

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Any advice? What tea is good for swollen feet?

Any advice? What tea is good for swollen feet?

?: I'm not aware of any tea being better or worse than another for its natural diuretic activity but there are people on healthtap who are more tuned into that type of question who may give you better advice. ...Read more

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My son 1yr old have swollen feet I don't know why?

My son 1yr old have swollen feet I don't know why?

Need assessment: If there is persistant swelling, it needs to be checked out.
I would not want to speculate on all the causes. Renal concerns, vascular problems, allergies and autoimmune/hematologic and cardiac conditions have to be considered if it is persistant.
So it is best to see a pediatrician. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have swollen feet and ankles?

What should I do if I have swollen feet and ankles?

Elevate feet: There is pitting and non pitting edema

if you can push in the swelling its pitting so get a consult from your internist for high blood pressure

if you can't push in the swelling this is non-pitting and ice and elevation should help. ...Read more

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I have swollen feet will asperin help anything at all?

I have swollen feet will asperin help anything at all?

Probably not.: Swollen feet have many causes. Did you sustain an injury? Do you have lower extremity circulatory problems? Do you have congestive heart failure? All these conditions, and more, can cause swelling in the lower extremities. Although aspirin is somewhat of an anti-inflammatory medication, it usually does not treat overt swelling. You should seek professional help for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What should I do about seriously swollen feet & ankles?

What should I do about seriously swollen feet & ankles?

See your doctor: Seriously swollen feet and ankles can be related to underlying medical problems with your heart, liver or kidney. Once your evaluated you can move forward with treatment which might include diuretics or support stockings. ...Read more