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Swollen Feet And Ankles Not Pregnant
What is the best treatment for swollen feet and ankles at 35wks pregnant? Soaking in hot or cold water? And how to keep the swelling to a minimum?
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
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Edema: Try elevating the legs and feet above the level of your heart for 15 minutes three or four times a day. Try support hose as well. Decreasing salt intake can help. ...Read more
Time: Elevate and give your body time.Get a more detailed answer ›
I suffer from swollen feet and ankles. I wake up fine but then around lunch time my feet and ankles swell terribly.
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. If you are overweight, reducing weight would help (easier said than done). Reduce your salt intake. If feasible, raise you feet for a few minutes, every hour or so.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Hi I am 18 yrs old, I have 2 days with swollen feet and ankles. I have no pain. Would like to know what it is? Should I go to the dr.?
Yes: Please visit your doctor. It's always the wisest thing to do when concerned about your health. ...Read more
Swollen feet and ank: Like any other problem the remedies step from knowing the cause of the problem. If the swelling is due to poor veins in the legs, support hose may help. For some people weight loss helps. There are many causes for swollen lower extremities you need to be seen by your dr. To find out why the swelling and what to do about it. ...Read more
I have swollen feet and ankles on both sides and severe pain in both wich make it hard to walk and is causing pain in my hips n back What causes this?
Pump failure: The right side of your heart accepts blood returning from the extremities. If it can't keep up, blood starts to back up in the extremities and causes swelling. Think of a basement pump. If its not powerful enough to keep up with the water seeping in, the basement will flood. ...Read more
23 years old, swollen feet and ankles, 50lbs overweight, psoriasis like rash on feet, what can this be?
Yes: Right sided heart failure (which is often present in combination with left heart failure) does. Blood returning to the right ventricle backs up, overfilling the inferior vena cava and all veins draining into it. Hormonal changes in the kidney cause fluid retention further engorging dependent tissues (mediated by gravity). This is a simple explanation: whole books have been written about this. ...Read more
I have swollen feet and ankles and legs they have been like this since I was 12, what can I do to help my circulation and have a more normal foot siz?
Slightly swollen feet and ankles, red when standing, bulging veins on the bottom of feet. Veins more noticeable/bright blue all over body. 28 female.
Normal can be ugly: You could have kidney or heart problems but at your age I would suspect that you have the sl. Swollen feet ofter seen at rest in women. Some of us have relish colored feet from pooled blood and the veins will swell as the fill from gravity. Calf muscles are the major source of return blood flow in the less, so use them and balance will be restored, Walk! ...Read more
Hi I have got very swollen feet and ankles, been feeling breathless and I have blood shot eyes. Is this serious?
I take taztia xt 240 mg for irregular heartbeat (pvc's and pac's)and have been getting swollen feet and ankles. Mentioned it to my cardiologist and?
Edema: This may be a side effect of the medicine. ...Read more
I am suffering from swollen feet and ankles and stiff joints and pains in my legs for the last couple of months. Any idea what could be causing this?
There are multiple: Potential causes for the symptoms you describe. You need a full medical evaluation and lab testing. Make an appointment for this with a health care professional. ...Read more
I don't have DVT or refux but have sore swollen feet and ankles with some edema in calves. What could it be?
Edema: It could be you should go see your doctor and get checked out. There are lots of possible explanations. ...Read more
What causes sunburn like rash on chest, upper arms, and thighs which is also accompanied by purple, swollen feet and ankles?
Get physical exam: Rashes and skin discolorations are the result of many diseases, medications, and conditions. You must be evaluated by medical doctor for this problem. Discuss any medications or drugs you have taken or are taking. This could be signs of serious reaction, allergic or immunologic, to bacteria, drugs, chemicals, or other infections. ...Read more
My toe nail fungus has progressed to very swollen feet and ankles with (dead skin?) or some solid white stuff popping out everywhere. Need help! Jim
Tophaceous Gout: Tinea unguium (fungal nail infection) is very unlikely to be involved in the swelling. I would work you up for high uric acid levels and send some of the 'white stuff' in for dark field microscopy (putting the sample in absolute alcohol and not formalin). Assuming this is gout, you need to be placed on a xanthine oxidase inhibitor to deal with the uric acid levels which cause gout. ...Read more
I have systemic sclerosis I have just come back from Spain and have swollen feet and ankles and a red rash on both shins and really swollen watery eye?
Be checked if...: Your briefed report suggests you have a long-term chronic health issue. Hence, make a follow-up appointment with the existing doctor soon. If the symptoms significantly differ from what you used to have or become unbearable, visit ER/urgent care. To put all the related things for good care together correctly, follow instructions in articles listed in http://formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. ...Read more
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