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My mom is age 88, has Parkinson's disease and takes a water pill (hydrochlorot 12.5 mg) she has swollen feet--help?

My mom is age 88, has Parkinson's disease and takes a water pill (hydrochlorot 12.5 mg) she has swollen feet--help?

Swollen feet: You should have her doctor see her to evaluate her edema. She may need a stronger, loop, diuretic such as furosemide. At her age, she probably has chronic kidney disease (ckd) and hydorchlorothiazie (hctz) diuretics are not able to make her kidneys produce adequate amounts of urine to get rid of her swelling. Edema's other causes are a low Albumin or worsening heart failure. ...Read more

Pedal Edema (Definition)

Pedal edema is fluid collection or ...Read more


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I have numbing, stinging pain bottom of feet, and joints. What can I take for pain? I have parkinson's (early). Have parkinson's. Lately burning, stinging pain feet. Swollen feet. Pain is driving me crazy. What can I take for pain? Some numbness.

I have numbing, stinging pain bottom of feet, and joints. What can I take for pain? I have parkinson's (early). Have parkinson's. Lately burning, stinging pain feet. Swollen feet. Pain is driving me crazy. What can I take for pain? Some numbness.

Burning: Burning and stinging pain and swelling is usually not related to parkinson's disease. These problems may indicate an autonomic neuropathy, among other neurological and non-neurological diagnoses. It is usually a good idea to determine the cause and diagnosis of problems before deciding on curative or noncurative, symptomatic treatment. ...Read more

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Please help! What is the main difference between alzheimers' and parkinsons' disease?

Please help! What is the main difference between alzheimers' and parkinsons' disease?

Movements: Alzheimer's disease affects mainly memory and other cognitive functions. Parkinson's disease affects movements, either by tremor or by rigidity. It does not affect cognitive functions in the early stages. ...Read more

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There is a contagious disease that gives swollen feet mention all every so kind?

There is a contagious disease that gives swollen feet mention all every so kind?

Most common: Causes of swollen feet are not contagious. Sexually transmitted diseases can cause inflammatory arthropathies. ...Read more

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There ithere is one virus that give pneumonia and swollen feet? S one virus that give pneumonia and swollen feet?

There ithere is one virus that give pneumonia and swollen feet? S one virus that give pneumonia and swollen feet?

Virus?: No. I cannot seem to link a viral pneumonia with swollen feet. Please do get your urine tested for any protein leakage. Also suggest blood work to see serum Albumin levels. Manage in accordance with results. See your PMD ...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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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 its a daily thing you need to find out the cause. ...Read more

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Will dehydration cause swollen feet?

Will dehydration cause swollen feet?

Unlikely: Swelling is usually associated with excess fluid. Dehydration is not a cause of swelling in the feet. Malnutrition though may cause swelling. ...Read more

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Any advice? What tea is good for swollen feet?

Any advice? What tea is good for swollen feet?

?: I'm not aware of any tea being better or worse than another for its natural diuretic activity but there are people on healthtap who are more tuned into that type of question who may give you better advice. ...Read more

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My son 1yr old have swollen feet I don't know why?

My son 1yr old have swollen feet I don't know why?

Need assessment: If there is persistant swelling, it needs to be checked out.
I would not want to speculate on all the causes. Renal concerns, vascular problems, allergies and autoimmune/hematologic and cardiac conditions have to be considered if it is persistant.
So it is best to see a pediatrician. ...Read more

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I have swollen feet will asperin help anything at all?

I have swollen feet will asperin help anything at all?

Probably not.: Swollen feet have many causes. Did you sustain an injury? Do you have lower extremity circulatory problems? Do you have congestive heart failure? All these conditions, and more, can cause swelling in the lower extremities. Although aspirin is somewhat of an anti-inflammatory medication, it usually does not treat overt swelling. You should seek professional help for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Could my swollen feet be because I'm allergic to my partners dog?

Could my swollen feet be because I'm allergic to my partners dog?

Probably not: Most allergic reaction will not have a focal distribution unless it is a contact allergy such as nickel in a bracelet. ...Read more

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I have swollen feet : (what couldi do to have my feet back to normal?

I have swollen feet : (what couldi do to have my feet back to normal?

Let a doctor: Help you find the cause of the swelling. I.E related to varicose veins? High blood pressure? Etc etc. ...Read more

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What causes swollen feet and ankles. They are so puffy I can indent them?

What causes swollen feet and ankles. They are so puffy I can indent them?

Lmultiple causes: Vein obstruction (gravid uterus e.g.), kidney disease and liver failure causing low Albumin leads to edema and heart failure with high venous pressure can all lead to edema. You should see your doctor for an evaluation and explanation. ...Read more

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What does swollen feet & tongue mean?

What does swollen feet & tongue mean?

Could be many things: Your problem requires a clinical examination. See your primary care physician. ...Read more

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What can cause swollen feet and bloating?

What can cause swollen feet and bloating?

Many things: Heart disease, too much salt, alcohol, high blood pressure and many more. See your doctor for correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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What must I do for swollen feet and ankles after delivery?

What must I do for swollen feet and ankles after delivery?

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

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What should I do for swollen feet and ankles after delivery?

New shoes: Swollen feet and ankles ae common with pregnancy, the swelling goes down with time but remember that your shoe size may go up. Keep moving, wear supportive socks and shoes, enjoy your child. ...Read more

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What causes swollen feet and ankles after binge at bar?

What causes swollen feet and ankles after binge at bar?

Consider liver: Agree that sodium may cause swelling but usually alcohol causes volume depletion. If swelling occurs after alcohol binge some sort of liver abnormality should be ruled out. ...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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How can you relieve pain in swollen feet due to heart problems?

Compression stocking: Aside from diuretics prescribed by your cardiologist, elevating legs at rest, avoiding salt in diet and the use of compression stockings. ...Read more

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Swollen feet and toe is purple with blood. What does this mean?

Swollen feet and toe is purple with blood. What does this mean?

Many causes: First you should get it checked by pcp but could be caused by blood flow issues to leg and foot. Tests will be ordered and likely seen by vascular surgeon or cardiologist. Have any recent changes in your heath occurred? ...Read more

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What can I do to soothe my swollen feet caused by heart problems?

What can I do to soothe my swollen feet caused by heart problems?

A couple of things: I will make an assumption and presume that this is edema (a symptom of heart failure, or use of certain types of blood pressure medications). If this is the case, elevating your feet and/or using compression stockings may produce a substantial improvement in your symptoms. There may also be some benefit to the use of certain types of diuretics. ...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