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Swollen feet and legs after IV fluids and chyst. What should I do if planning to breastfeed?

Swollen feet and legs after IV fluids and chyst. What should I do if planning to breastfeed?

Compression socks: Compression stockings can help
visit www. Weil4feet. Com and link to online store and go to juzo stockings. ...Read more

Dr. Janice Alexander
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more


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What will help for swollen feet and legs currently on a mild duretic?

What will help for swollen feet and legs currently on a mild duretic?

Weight loss: If you are overweight then losing weight will help alleviate some of the pressure on the veins in your lower legs and that will alleviate the swelling. If the swelling is due to a heart problem and not just bad veins then you need to consider a cardiac rehab program to achieve safe and maximal exercise results. Elevating your feet as much as possible and wearing compression hose also helps. ...Read more

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When do I need to see a doctor about swollen feet and legs?

When do I need to see a doctor about swollen feet and legs?

Now!: If this is a new condition, u should go to ur primary physician for a full physical exam, blood tests and other diagnostic tests. These symptoms can indicate problems ranging from high blood pressure to arthritis. Many other serious conditions involving ur major organ systems as well. Go now! B sure! ...Read more

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Is this serious or not to develop swollen feet and legs in 2 week period?

Is this serious or not to develop swollen feet and legs in 2 week period?

It may be serious: Bilateral swollen feet are usually caused by heart problems or kidney problems related to loss of protein in the urine. Sometimes it may be related to an abdominal pathology or local legs problems. If you have swollen feet please see your physician. ...Read more

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How concerning is it to have constant swollen feet and legs?

How concerning is it to have constant swollen feet and legs?

Very: Consistant swelling of feet and legs can be a sign of several problems, including kidney or heart trouble, problems with the veins, ets. You should have them evaluated. ...Read more

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Vaginal bleeding for the last 4 weeks with swollen feet and legs and extreme tiredness and poor bladder control?

Vaginal bleeding for the last 4 weeks with swollen feet and legs and extreme tiredness and poor bladder control?

Seek care: Your symptoms suggest you should seek care. You have symptoms that suggest you need to be seen in the ER and may need a hospital admission. You leg swelling along with vagjnal bleed and tiredness all point to need for care. Please go to a ER and call your MD let them know you are on the way to a ER. Best of luck ...Read more

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My boyfriend injects ice he has a blood infection I think he's got swollen feet and legs but the worst is a swollen & red lump on his knee what to do?

My boyfriend injects ice he has a blood infection I think he's got swollen feet and legs but the worst is a swollen & red lump on his knee what to do?

Get help yourself: Whether he is injecting the drug "ice" or ice water, this man is headed for trouble. You cannot change his behavior. He has bacterial endocarditis until proved otherwise and perhaps you can get him seen. Please get with a group for families of needle users. ...Read more

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I have swollen feet and my legs are stiff. I'm struggling to walk and bend my knees.?

I have swollen feet and my legs are stiff. I'm struggling to walk and bend my knees.?

There are many thing: That could be causing your symptoms some of which are very serious. You need to be evaluated by a health care provider. Make an appointment today. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Vascular: Have a vascular specialist evaluate your legs for adequate blood flow - both arterial and venous.

Any family history of leg swelling?

You may benefit from lower extremity compression therapy

note sodium restrictions and fluid retention. ...Read more

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What causes swollen feet, legs, calves, thighs, groin, stomach, liver for 4 months?

What causes swollen feet, legs, calves, thighs, groin, stomach, liver for 4 months?

How exactly: Would you know your liver is swollen? You should see your internist! Swelling all over like that needs to be evaluated. ...Read more

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What could be causing me to have have tingly legs and swollen feet every morning?

What could be causing me to have have tingly legs and swollen feet every morning?

Several things: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

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Nick Clark has swollen feet and swollen legs for an unknown reason what's wrong with him what does he have.?

Nick Clark has swollen feet and swollen legs for an unknown reason what's wrong with him what does he have.?

Swelling: Nick Clark needs to see a physician to be evaluated. There are many possible causes for lower extremity swelling. ...Read more

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What type of doctor do I see about swollen feet, ankles and legs?

What type of doctor do I see about swollen feet, ankles and legs?

H2O, H2O everywhere: Probably best to start with your family doctor. He will evaluate the causes that are known to cause swelling. He can either begin a treatment plan or refer you to a specialist who can help. ...Read more

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I have a lump in my armpit and swollen feet, ankles, and legs?

I have a lump in my armpit and swollen feet, ankles, and legs?

See a doctor: A lump in the armpit may be a sign of cancer. (Some infections may also cause it) Swollen legs in a young woman is a sign of a serious health problem. See a doctor pronto. ...Read more

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What causes swollen feet, ankles & legs?

What causes swollen feet, ankles & legs?

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

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My son has had swollen feet since birth, now yesterday his leg swole too. Any ideas as to what can cause this?

What age is your son: There can be many things that present as swelling in the feet. If your son is a infant or child start now with his doctor and ask to be seen today if not go to the emergency room to evaluate new leg swelling. Don't wait. ...Read more

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Swollen feet and lower legs and CT results inconclusive. What now?

Swollen feet and lower legs and CT results inconclusive. What now?

Several things: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

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After 3 ops (back, knee, foot) my loved one has painful and numb swollen feet and her legs up to the knee are sometimes swollen and hard as wood. Why?

After 3 ops (back, knee, foot) my loved one has painful and numb swollen feet and her legs up to the knee are sometimes swollen and hard as wood. Why?

Lymphedema: This sounds like lymphedema. This can be treated and should be treated. Please see a vascular specialist that has an interest in treating patients with lymphedema. ...Read more

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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?

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

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After CABG reopened 5 days later for titanium plate 21 days in hospital home now but swollen feet mood change and weakness in legs fatigue is worse?

After CABG reopened 5 days later for titanium plate 21 days in hospital home now but swollen feet mood change and weakness in legs fatigue is worse?

Not unusual: Assuming you don't have fever or worsening pain in your incision indicative of infection, it's par for the course to be weak, tired, depressed with poor appetite and difficulty sleeping and concentrating shortly after major heart surgery. Expect to begin to improve by 4 weeks after surgery and 90% full recovery by 6 months. Pls join cardiac rehab! Give yourself time. Be gentle. Accept help. ...Read more

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Nerve damage lower spine and right leg.18 yr on oxycontin, gabapentin, nortryptan, 5 weeks ago diagnosed with diabeties type1, have severe swollen feet?

Nerve damage lower spine and right leg.18 yr on oxycontin, gabapentin, nortryptan, 5 weeks ago diagnosed with diabeties type1, have severe swollen feet?

Many reasons:: This could be due to the renal issues and dm certainly aggravates it.
Also, the self-destruction of the bones in the foot may happen with diabetic neuropathy and or loss of sensation. In the feet. ...Read more

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For many years off and on I've experienced rash on my arms and legs, itchy and swollen feet and hands as well.?

For many years off and on I've experienced rash on my arms and legs, itchy and swollen feet and hands as well.?

Reacting Reaction..: The on and off nature of the condition, as well as the peripheral location makes it appear that your symptoms could be due to an allergic reaction. When it's in the "on" mode, a trip to an allergist may be the quickest route to finding resolution. ...Read more

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RCC patient, stg. 4 metasises in lungs, liver and skull. Swollen feet. Now has swollen legs (up to thighs) is this from the cancer? On lasiks for 2+wks

RCC patient, stg. 4 metasises in lungs, liver and skull. Swollen feet. Now has swollen legs (up to thighs) is this from the cancer? On lasiks for 2+wks

Possible: Very possible. Swelling may occur via a few different mechanisms in this illness: 1) if normal liver tissue has been replaced by cancer then insufficient circulating proteins can be produced by the liver resulting in a decrease in oncotic or "pulling pressure" of the circulating bloodstream resulting in fluid seeping out into dependent areas of body like the legs. 2) tumor bulk could block IVC ...Read more

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Post dvts - therapeutic inr, neg cxr, neg CT chest, creatinine 160s (baseline), breathing difficulties, swollen feet/legs. Echo/ekg pending. Chf?

Post dvts - therapeutic inr, neg cxr, neg CT chest, creatinine 160s (baseline), breathing difficulties, swollen feet/legs. Echo/ekg pending. Chf?

Possibly: A f/u with your own care providers is the best plan. They will have your extensive history, physical and lab data for review and assessment. Obtaining a "2nd opinion" is certainly an option and you'll need to provide those doctors all of your information for review as well. ...Read more

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I helped a friend move and hurt my knee Not sure how don't remember doing it That was August 25 Extremely swollen stiff painful some days foot swelling?

I helped a friend move and hurt my knee Not sure how don't remember doing it That was August 25 Extremely swollen stiff painful some days foot swelling?

Be seen: If you have been having severe problems since August, I would be seen and probably get an MRI. It is likely you have an internal derangement if the knee like a meniscal tear. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Opsahl
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