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Swollen Feet Parkinson's Disease
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
Could a shakey left hand, wobbly walking, swollen feet & ankles (for over 2 weeks) be symptoms of parkinson's? I've been tested for everything else
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
I began taking Doxycylin one week ago for possible Lymes disease, and have been experiencing bloating, mild tenderness in my abdomen, and swollen feet?
There ithere is one virus that give pneumonia and swollen feet? S one virus that give pneumonia and 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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