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Can ketoconazole cause your ankles to swell?

Can ketoconazole cause your ankles to swell?

Allergic reaction.: Any medication can cause an allergic reaction in which swelling could be a possible outcome, especially if the swelling of the ankles occurred directly after taking the ketoconazole. I would consider discontinuing the medication. ...Read more

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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Can cataplexy cause your feet to swell?

Can cataplexy cause your feet to swell?

It can: Similiar to the way someone with a foot drop from stroke usually has some degree of foot and ankle swelling compared to the other side. The principle is similiar - a loss of muscle tone or function doesn't allow the muscles to effectively help in pumping blood away from the area. ...Read more

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What causes your legs to swell?

What causes your legs to swell?

Leg swelling.: Many things from simple dietary indiscretions, such as an excess of salt, to medical conditions including congestive heart failure, kidney insufficiency or liver insufficiency, can cause the legs to swell. Could also be related to arthritis, gout, plantar fasciitis or even medications (calcium channel blockers or NSAIDs like Naproxen). Work-up is necessary. ...Read more

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What can cause your feet to peel?

What can cause your feet to peel?

Possibilities: Fungus, dermatitis/eczema, allergic reaction and trauma(burn of some kind) are what comes to mind. ...Read more

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What can cause your feet and ankles to constantly pop?

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What can cause your feet and ankles to constantly pop?

2 options: Some cases are due to the prolonged build up of certain gases that are able to escape the joint once a certain pressure is reached and movement is occurring. Arthritis will cause similar symptoms with a more frequent occurrence, happening repeatedly after seconds rather than every 20-30 minutes. ...Read more

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What causes your ankles and hands to swell?

What causes your ankles and hands to swell?

A # of things: There are a number of things that can cause this. Electrolyte imbalances or rheumatoid arthritis are two possibilities. Go to your primary care physician to get a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What causes your feet and legs to swell?

What causes your feet and legs to swell?

Get checked: Swelling in the legs and ankles can be caused by multiple things such as diet, blood pressure, kidney function, circulation, nerves, injury, previous surgery...Basically many things. You need to see your primary doctor and jot down more info about when do you notice the swelling, does it every go down, when does it hurt, what is your diet, etc. Get checked. ...Read more

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What caused your hands to swell and hurt?

What caused your hands to swell and hurt?

Hand dermatitis: You may have an allergy affecting your hands. Try using a moisturizer before bedtime. If that doent work use a steroid cream. ...Read more

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Does cataplexy cause your feet to swell?

Does cataplexy cause your feet to swell?

Possible: Due to the sudden lack of muscle tone this may also lead to the calf muscles being unable to contract and push the blood away from your feet toward your heart. This would lead to swelling in your feet. See your doctor for advice and consider compression hose. ...Read more

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What causes your feet and ankle to swell?

What causes your feet and ankle to swell?

Several things: Swelling may result from things such as trauma (fractures, sprains, strains), leaky veins, blood clots, heart failure and certain medications. I would recommend evaluation by you primary care physician or a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Can pancreatitis cause your feet to swell a lot?

Can pancreatitis cause your feet to swell a lot?

Possibly: The pancreas is a very important organ that works within your organ system to maintain normal systemic health. It has many duties, but if it is inflamed and causing reactions with other organs, especially kidneys, that disruption will cause fluid retention to be severely altered. So yes, the pancreas through combined organ physiology can cause this swelling or "edema". ...Read more

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Can a sunburn cause your ankle to swell?

Can a sunburn cause your ankle to swell?

Yes: If the burn is bad enough it can cause swelling just like any other kind of burn. ...Read more

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What can cause my foot to swell and turn purple?

What can cause my foot to swell and turn purple?

Several reasons: Other than trauma, the first thing that comes to mind is venous insufficiency, where the valves of the deep leg veins become incompetent, causing the leg veins to become congested with unoxygenated blood, resulting in swelling with a bluish color, while the foot and leg remain warm. ...Read more

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What causes the feet to swell?

What causes the feet to swell?

Varicose veins: Or incompetent valves, injury, infection, gout, hypertension, congestive heart failure, kidney disease, there are many causes.... ...Read more

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What would cause the perineum to swell and be hard?

What would cause the perineum to swell and be hard?

See your doctor: Perineal issues may be simple or complex in nature. Most of the time, an examination is needed to make recommendations for evaluation & treatment. This presentation could represent a bartholin's cyst, a developing labial abscess or a variety of other conditions. ...Read more

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Can your feet swell due to cold?

Yes: If your circulation is poor you can get swelling in the feet. See your doctor. ...Read more