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Hot swollen feet?

Hot swollen feet?

Differential: The differential diagnosis for these symptoms can vary from venous stasis to infection to charcot arthropathy. Many systemic problems (congestive heart failure, kidney failure, liver disease, etc) can also cause swelling the lower extremities. I recommend an evaluation by your primary care physician. ...Read more

Pedal Edema (Definition)

Pedal edema is fluid collection or ...Read more


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How to cure swollen feet?

How to cure swollen feet?

See your doctor: Swollen feet may be caused by several conditions, such as, heart disease, varicose veins, poor circulation, etc. Have a thorough exam. Swelling may be reduced by keeping your legs elevated, support stockings, and medications. Discuss the treatment options with your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes swollen feet?

What causes swollen feet?

Many things: This could be edema, fluid in the soft tissues. That can occur from fluid overload, salt retention, kidney disease, heart disease, liver disease certain medications, etc also joint swelling can do this. There can be many reasons for that. Your evaluation will look at many of these possibilities to help discern why you have he swelling. ...Read more

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What works against swollen feet?

What works against swollen feet?

Elevate feet see doc: If the unexplained swelling lasts for more than a few days or is worsening it is a good idea to see your primary care doctor or an internist. Swelling of the legs is usually due to fluid retention. Caused by (heart, kidney, liver, high BP salt intake etc) needs to be sorted out by primary care doc/internist. Unilateral (one side) maybe due to a blood clot, muscle or tendon injury or arthritis. ...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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What could swollen feet indicate?

What could swollen feet indicate?

Further work-up: If your feet are swollen, you should see a doctor for further work-up. In addition to foot or ankle problems it could be due to heart, liver or kidney problems. Also, may be due to the veins in your legs not working appropriately. ...Read more

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I have swollen feet and coughing?

I have swollen feet and coughing?

Many possibilities: Need entertained so please see your doctor asap. ...Read more

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What can I do about my swollen feet?

What can I do about my swollen feet?

Swollen feet: To help reduce the swelling in your feet, you should keep your feet elevated when you are resting. If your swelling does not decrease, you should see your podiatrist go further evaluation. ...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 was wondering what are causes of swollen feet?

I was wondering what are causes of swollen feet?

Many causes but ...: Are both feet swollen? If so, are they about the same? If not, any shortness of breath? Any recent injuries? There's more background info needed and importantly an exam to confirm a diagnosis. Get it checked out. ...Read more

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How long should I keep my swollen feet elevated?

How long should I keep my swollen feet elevated?

Leg elevation: Uncertain the amount of time but level of foot need to be elevated well above the level if the heart such as laying flat on a couch or bed with the legs up on pillows or on the arms of the couch. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to make swollen feet go down?

Is there a good way to make swollen feet go down?

Swelling: Elevation, compression and rest with ice is helpful but if it's a daily thing you need to find out the cause. ...Read more

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Could swollen feet be fixd and what is the cause?

Could swollen feet be fixd and what is the cause?

Maybe: The key is to figure out the cause then develope a treatment plan. The usual culprit is high blood pressure or venous valve failure. ...Read more

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What can cause painful, swollen feet in the morning?

What can cause painful, swollen feet in the morning?

Swollen feet in am: It could be a number of things. I would recommend seeing your doctor, may need blood work to rule out a few things. Swelling is a general symptom which may be associated with serious problem. ...Read more

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What should be done for swollen feet on a 13 years old?

Edema: Swollen feet might be secondary to loss of Albumin in the urine. Please have your child checked for proteinuria and low serum albumin, and for hypertension, if one of these is present, then seek the advice of a pediatric nephrologist. ...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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If you have swollen feet on plane, how do you get them back to normal in hours?

If you have swollen feet on plane, how do you get them back to normal in hours?

Move around: Prior to flying, consider getting compression hose to wear on board. Because of the prolonged sitting and cramped space, the legs/ankles/feet remain still and are subject to swelling due to dependent (gravity) positioning. If possible, sit in an aisle seat and/or bulkhead so you have more room and get up and move during the flight to get the blood/fluids in your legs circulating. ...Read more

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I'm just wonderingif you have swollen feet, how do you get them back to normal?

I'm just wonderingif you have swollen feet, how do you get them back to normal?

Root Cause Dependent: Depends on the root cause of the problem. If it is simply from standing all day, then elevating the extremities on 2 pillows above heart level at end of day should suffice.

If this is due to other causes (heart disease, kidney failure, high blood pressure, vascular disease or injuries to both lower extremities) then this will not work.

If any of these, have your pcp evaluate. ...Read more

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Is there a specific medical condition associated with swollen feet and nothing else?

Lymphedema: Lymphedema is due to a decrease in the function of the lymphatic system or blockage and could cause swollen feet and may move up the legs over time. ...Read more

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Recently been getting swollen feet, I don't stand for any long hrs i mostly sit for long hr. Please tell me what can be causing this.

Recently been getting swollen feet, I don't stand for any long hrs i mostly sit for long hr. Please tell me what can be causing this.

Several options: Swollen feet (edema) from sitting or stand g for long periods is due to blood pooling in feet. Reduce your salt intake, keep legs elevated when sitting. Pump your feet every 15 minutes to maintain good circulation, exercise to improve leg circulation long term. If these do not work, you can get compression knee-high stockings. ...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 & 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 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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Is there a reason for swollen feet ankles and thighs?

Is there a reason for swollen feet ankles and thighs?

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

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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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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 too 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