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What are the causes of swelling of the ankles and feet?

What are the causes of swelling of the ankles and feet?

A few things: Excess dietary sodium can cause fluid retention, which can explain swelling in the foot, ankles and legs. Prolonged sitting or standing in place may cause swelling. It can also be due to other medical issues as well: congestive heart disease, htn, diabetes, uremia and many other issues.. Discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itching (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


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What causes itching on palms of the hands and bottom of feet?

What causes itching on palms of the hands and bottom of feet?

Cholestasis: If you are in your third trimester and itch all over, including the palms and soles it may me cholestasis. Talk to your doctor and if that diagnosis is right there are medicines to decrease the serum bile acid levels, ease the itching, and the diagnosis is something your doctor needs to ge aware of. ...Read more

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What causes hives on the palms of hands and soles of feet?

What causes hives on the palms of hands and soles of feet?

hives: These may not be hives, you need to see a doctor for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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The soles of my feet are at times sticky, what causes this?

The soles of my feet are at times sticky, what causes this?

Unclear: More information is needed but it could be either you stepped in something sticky or you may need to clean your feet very well. ...Read more

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What are the causes of swelling of the arms, hands, legs, and feet?

What are the causes of swelling of the arms, hands, legs, and feet?

Many possibilities: Some causes of swelling can include systemic problems such as hypertension, and problems with the kidneys and localized issues such as arthritis, infection, lymphatic obstruction, blood clots, varicose veins, trauma (fracture, sprain, tendonitis) and side effects to medication. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What causes rashes on the bottom of feet and middle of hands?

What causes rashes on the bottom of feet and middle of hands?

Send picture: A better description will be needed. Attach a picture if possible. There are many potential causes of skin rash which doesn't mean much without more details. ...Read more

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What are the likely causes of foots and legs peppering?

What are the likely causes of foots and legs peppering?

What is peppering?: Please be more descriptive. Are you describing burning skin? Is it constant? Is there any skin rash, warmth or fever? ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of flat feet?

What are the symptoms of flat feet?

Variable: Often, their are "no symptoms" as it is asymptomatic. Pain can be present in the arch, medial or lateral hindfoot. ...Read more

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What are the possible causes of swollen feet and bloating?

What are the possible causes of swollen feet and bloating?

Circulation problem: This may be due to a circulation problem caused by lymphedema. This may also be due to high blood pressure or kidneys not functioning. Please see your podiatrist or gp to determine what is the cause. ...Read more

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What are the types of sugury for sweaty palms and feets? What are the risk

What are the types of sugury for sweaty palms and feets? What are the risk

Botox: Excessive sweating is called hyperhydrosis. Before surgery, one should try medical treatments such as Botox injections or anticholinesterase drugs before surgical options such as sympathectomies. Please see your doctor for evaluation and potential non-surgical treatments. ...Read more

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What are the causes of fingers and toes to swell?

What are the causes of fingers and toes to swell?

Many possibilities: Some causes of swelling can include systemic problems such as hypertension, and problems with the kidneys and localized issues such as arthritis, infection, lymphatic obstruction, and side effects to medication. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What causes swelling of the feet and legs?

What causes swelling of the feet and legs?

Water and gravity: Our bodies have a large amount of water needed to keep organs functioning. The vessels that carry the fluids are not perfect and they can leak. Also, our tissues have a certain amount of water to stay moist and pliable. Gravity works to pull the fluids down towards the feet even in healthy people. It will worsen as the day progresses. Treatment is compression socks/elevation. Avoid water pills. ...Read more

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Are itchy soles of feet and palms of hand a sign of menopause?

Are itchy soles of feet and palms of hand a sign of menopause?

Menopause occurs: 1 year after last period. During perimenopausal (time leading up to period stopping) you can have a # of sxs. Sxs may include waking up in middle of night sweating heavily; v concentration, ^ vaginal dryness; fatigue, hair loss, dizziness, wt gain, bloating, incontinence, irregularity of periods, hot flashes; mood swings, irritability ; decreased interest in sex. ^ itching can occur. ...Read more

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The tops of my feet are really itchy. What could be the cause?

The tops of my feet are really itchy. What could be the cause?

Possibly fungus: Try an antifungal cream if no improvement see foot doc or dermatologist. ...Read more

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What causes large lumps on the bottoms of your feet?

What causes large lumps on the bottoms of your feet?

Plantar fibroma: Is a possibility but all lumps in my opinoin need to be biopsied for definitive diagnosis, . ...Read more

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What are likely causes of pains in the heel of your foot?

What are likely causes of pains in the heel of your foot?

Plantar fasciitis : The most likely cause is something called plantar fasciitis. The plantar fascia is a thick tissue that attaches to the heel bone(calcaneus). It can become inflamed and cause pain with walking and running. It can be treated by stretching, anti-inflammatory drugs, and heel cups(can get at pharmacy or sports store). Try a google search for the exercises. Sometimes a cortisone injection may help. ...Read more

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What are the possible causes of itching and swelling on face?

What are the possible causes of itching and swelling on face?

Usually allergic: Itching and swelling are usually due to some allergic reaction (the reaction releases histamine, which causes itching and swelling). Sometimes the cause of the allergic reaction is unknown, while other times it can be: foods, medications, plants, bug bites, chemicals, pets, etc... Taking antihistamines should help, but serious symptoms mean a visit to the doctor or the E.R.. ...Read more

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What are common causes of skin discolouration on your hands?

What are common causes of skin discolouration on your hands?

Get examined: It could be vitiligo, reaction to certain chemicals/agents, thyroid/ adrenal disorder etc. Only your dr can make an accurate dx. Have a nice week! ...Read more