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Swollen Feet And Ankles Not Pregnant
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Edema: Many things can cause swelling of your feet and ankles. Local factors such as venous insufficiency or varicose veins, or phlebitis or blood clots of the veins can cause this. Liver disease, heart disease and kidney disease can also cause swelling. Malnutrition with low blood protein levels can cause this. If it persists you should be examined and have blood work. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Need exam: Swelling of the legs and feet can be caused by several things including biut not limited to venous insufficiency, dependant edema, independant edema, chf, various arthritic conditons, b/l gout, etc. Etc. Get an evaluation to assure you can get diagnosed and treated. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very sore red swollen soles of feet?? They were hard and peeling so I've been using athletes foot but feet are swelling abnormally and hurt??
A few things: Excess dietary sodium can cause fluid retention, which can explain swelling in the foot, ankles and legs. It can also be due to other medical issues as well, such as hypertension, diabetes, vein problems or other circulatory issues, arthritis and certain medication use. Discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more
Cellulitis: She needs to be treated.Get a more detailed answer ›
Avoid salt: Swollen feet and ankles are common in pregnancy. As the uterus gets bigger it puts pressure on the blood vessels in the pelvis returning the blood from the legs back to the heart. This can make blood flow slower and increase swelling. Avoiding salt, drinking plenty of water, and elevating your feet can help reduce swelling. Be aware it may not go away until a few weeks after the baby is born. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
Heart or medications: This may be caused by heart failure, clots in your leg veins, certain medications, pressure on the legs from a large abdomen, insufficiency of the veins that return blood from your feet to your heart. Or a low protein level in your blood. Arthritis may be a factor. See a doctor. This could be simple and easy to correct or dangerous and in need of more extensive intervention. ...Read more
Varies: There are multiple potential causes, a good medical checkup would probably be a good place to start. ...Read more
You need to figure: Out why you are swollen......then determine if the stinging and burning are related or not....what did your doctor say? Have you seen one? If not, it would be a good time too.... ...Read more
My knees swell and now my ankles on both sides are swelling and i can't walk very well, what can be causing this?
Toes burn red sometimes feel puffy but aren't swollen feet ankles and lower calves feel achy sore but not painful?
Why would my ankles be swollen? The outside front of both ankles is quite swollen. Not sure why. Feet not swollen, but sometimes it hurts to walk.
H2o H20 everywhere.: Water collecting around the ankles can be caused by many conditions. The most realistic usually involves the sluggish return of blood trying to move up the legs. There are several modalities that are used to treat this and any of the other conditions that contribute to ankle swelling. You would best served to have your ankles examined along with a thorough clinical history. ...Read more
My legs, ankles and feet are extremely swollen, tight and it's uncomfortable to walk. I took 25mg of Hydrochlorot 6 hours ago and continuing to swell.
Feet swelling.: Many things from simple dietary indiscretions, such as an excess of salt, to medical conditions including congestive heart failure, blood clot, kidney insufficiency or liver insufficiency, can cause the feet to swell. Could also be related to arthritis, gout, plantar fasciitis or even medications (calcium channel blockers or NSAIDs like Naproxen). Work-up is necessary. ...Read more
24 weeks pregnant, for an hour now my feet are very swollen to the point it hurts to point my feet. Hands and face are swollen too.. Normal?
No!: You really need to go in and be checked by your ob-gyn or midwife without delay. You could be experiencing pre-eclampsia. Best to have your health care provider check it out. If you develop a headache, or start to experiences flashes in your vision, you should go to the ed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dry soles of feet not itchy, red and swollen, I feel they always look a bit swollen? Why? Have used athletes foot.. still feel puffy hard. Flat feet
I think you are on: the right track thinking that this could be Athlete's Foot. Making sure, probably by seeing a Podiatrist or Foot Specialist, might be your best first step. I can't tell from your question if your soles are also red and swollen or NOT red and swollen. If yes, a rare condition called erythromelalgia might be considered. Consider a Dermatology consult, too. Good wishes:) ...Read more
Doctor can evaluate: Cold hands and feet can be due to hormonal imbalances, auto-immune disorders, circulation problems, etc... Raynaud's phenomenon is a symptom caused by constriction of small blood vessels, usually in the fingers and toes, leading to a lack of nutrients and oxygen going to the fingers and toes. A primary care doctor, endocrinologist, or rheumatologist can evaluate and suggest treatment if needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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