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Treat Swollen Ankles And Feet
My husband has very yellow/greenish eyes, skin is yellow, loss of appetite, swollen ankles and feet, and seems to be loosing his hair. ?
Took dilatrate-sr for 9 days (used nitroglycerin before), got swollen ankles and feet, now torsamide (10mg) for 3 weeks, legs also swollen, no improvements (87 years, female)?
Decrease salt intake: This may be due to fluid and salt intake...Both of which you have the ability to directly modify. Sounds like you have a touch of congestive heart failure as well. Given your age, diet and lifestyle modification are the best things you can do (i.e. If you smoke, then quit). I would also try to avoid taking too many medications, since they all have unwanted side effects. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Get diagnosed: It could be from "being on your feet". But there are a number of things that can cause swelling in the ankle. This is a very nonspecific symptom. I recommend that someone swelling in this area should be seen by orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon for a definitive diagnosis so that appropriate treatment can be started. You can find one in your area at www.Aofas.Org. ...Read more
I've had very painful swollen ankles for about 4 yrs now the more i'm on my feet the worse they become, it is really limiting what i can do.
See Doctor: I agree with others-persistent ankle pain and swelling need evaluation. If you have not had an injury and not of an age to have degenerative arthritic changes you may need a more systemic evaluation. Primary care physician may be place to start with xrays, blood work and a complete physical exam. If appropriate referral to orthopedic specialist I am sure would be made. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had twins identical 8 months ago swelling went down alot in ankles but been having swollen ankles again past few months but not severe swelloing it goes off as soon i elevate feet what is the cause ?
Woke up this morning with swollen ankles could not feel my feet intense tingling and a numb feeling ?
What could having a thick red rash from the neck down with swollen ankles and foot discs be a symptom of?
See below: These symptoms can only be adequately addressed by your doctor in real-time (face-to-face). Only after a thorogh evaluation, possibly including labs and other studies, can he/she determine what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
have swollen ankles top of the foot swollen back of knees feel painful can to much salt cause swelling?
Swollen ankles salt?:
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have swollen ankles top of the foot swollen back of knees feel painful can to much salt cause swelling? ANS: need much more detail but most common cause of swollen ankles is eating more salt than your body can get rid of. But pain in back of knees is not part of that. You may have blood clots in legs. See your Dr. now or do 2nd opinion with me now. ...Read more
Is it abnormal for a person with ILD/plumonary arterial hypertension to have swollen ankles and feets? Or is it meds side effect? is it serious?
My husband is an alcoholic, he has pain and swollen ankles .. He also has broken veins in inner arch of feet and shins. what could this be?
If you and others are aware that your husband is an alcoholic you must have him taken (or take him yourself) to a doctor who will decide how your husband can be treated.
Husband won't be happy but he must be sent to a facility that will help him control his drinking.
Tough times but critical. ...Read more
Hips down to feet ache/hurt/swollen ankles. Wear mild compression socks to knees. Remove socks about 1-2 hrs symptoms start. Help!!
Maybe: Blood clots are possible and could just be swollen and painful. Best advice is get examined please at the emergency room for an ultrasound. Good luck ...Read more