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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
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
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
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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?
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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
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?
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
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?
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
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
What can I do for my husband who has gout and gets swollen feet/ankles/fingers every time he eats?
Get him treated:
Gout is caused by increase blood levels of uric acid and can be treated suscessfully with long term medications.
During acute attack you need to use anti inflammatory NSAID drugs like indocin, (indomethacin) Motrin or naprosyn
but long term you need meds to bring your uric acid down and need to go on a special diet to avoid too much meat and beer atc,
he can also use allupurinol
so check with your doctor/rhematol. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my husband has gout. Nothing help+he can eat basicly nothing without getting swollen feet, ankles or fingers?
Gout rx: Take in tart cherry juice and tart cherries, 20/day. Add Lemon extract 4 tblspns / day. Avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz per day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat lots of citrus fruit and veggies. Drink 3 liters per day. Allopurinol rx daily ...Read more
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
Edema: Swelling to the feet and ankles is common as we get older. It can be a vascular insufficiency, kidney or blood pressure issue. If you have been given a diuretic by your doctor - take it on schedule! You can try to wear support hose and elevate your fee when out of bed. If this does not relieve your issue see your doctor. Do not ignore this. ...Read more
Gravity: Usually prolonged sitting or standing can cause swollen legs and feet, if it improves in the morning after being supine overnight, I wouldn't worry too much, but still see your doctor, its an early sign of venous disease. If it persists see a doctor asap, it could be a blood clot as well. ...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
I have had swollen feet & ankles 4 several weeks now. Some days worse than others. Now I frequent urge to urinate & pain in the back of my thighs.?
Workup: Your symptoms are common but have numerous causes. Only a physical exam and some judicious testing will determine the cause. Blood work, x-ray, and possibly ultrasound exam (s) are needed. Treatment, of course, depends on the cause. Best wishes. ...Read more
How long would you have to be taking a medicine to know if it is the cause for swollen feet/ankles? One side is worse than the other.
Depends: Some medications will cause an immediate same day reaction or allergic response. Others may not cause swelling at all. It depends on the specific medication and your personal medical history. Check in for a follow up with your prescribing doctor or a virtual consult if you are concerned. Best wishes! ...Read more