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What could cause my feet to swell?

What could cause my feet to swell?

Any number of things: Trauma, water retention, venous insufficiency- just to name a few- see your local podiatrist or family doc. ...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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What causes my ankles to swell?

What causes my ankles to swell?

Many causes: It could be as simple as venous insufficiency due to age, especially in women to heart-failure, renal disease, liver disease and poor diet. It would be a good idea to consult your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes my ankles, feet to swell?

What causes my ankles, feet to swell?

Many possibilities: Some causes of swelling of the feet and ankles 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, and tendonitis) and side effects to medication. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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My ankles and feet tend to swell, what causes that?

My ankles and feet tend to swell, what causes that?

Swelling: Multiple potential causes including heart, kidney, liver, or vein problems in the legs. ...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 feet to swell?

What causes feet to swell?

First see PCP: First, see your primary care physician. Sometimes the cause of foot swelling is dietary. Other times, it can be result of cardiovascular problems or kidney problems or arthritis. ...Read more

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What would cause my left foot to swell randomly?

What would cause my left foot to swell randomly?

Swelling : You may have a stress fracture , gout or tendonitis there are many things that can cause swelling this is just a short list of common things we see. I would see a podiatrist for an exam and a x-ray. ...Read more

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What might cause my foot to swell ?

What might cause my foot to swell ?

Get checked...: Multiple things can cause this ranging from circulation, nerves, systemic disease, diet, injury, etc. Need more history. You need a complete evaluation of the foot and ankle. ...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 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 could cause the backs of my ankles to swell?

What could cause the backs of my ankles to swell?

Tendinitis: Achilles tendinitis could be cause. Need to be evaluated by a podiatrist or orthopod for correct diagnosis. Icing should help but do see a doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause my feet to be swollen?

What could cause my feet to be swollen?

Poor circulation: Retention of fluids in the extremeties is frequently the cause of poor circulation which can be biologic issues or a lack of activity or even over activity. I recommend you see your physician if is painful and debilitating. ...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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What caused my foot to swelli?

What caused my foot to swelli?

Swelling: This is not enough information. Was there an injury? Is there a history of inflammation, arthritis? If not, i would look into some type of venous dysfunction as a cause. See a podiatrist. ...Read more

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What could cause my fingers to swell in the morning?

What could cause my fingers to swell in the morning?

Nonspecific tenosyno: Nonspecifictenosynovitis is the medical term selg limited resolves with time can cause trigger finger and carpal tunnel dequervains. ...Read more

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What could cause my penis to swell?

What could cause my penis to swell?

Many things: Many things can cause the penis to swell such as infection, trauma, or medical diseases such as cardiac diease or abdominal malignancies. A medical evaluation is needed to evaluate the cause to help the identify the correct treatment option. ...Read more

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What is leading to my feet, ankles, and lower legs to swell?

What is leading to my feet, ankles, and lower legs to swell?

Many things: You need to see your family doctor for exam. It could be do to high blood pressure, vascular problems, diabetes or a combination of things. ...Read more

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What causes my fingers to swell when hot?

What causes my fingers to swell when hot?

Vasodilation: Any time the ambient temperature causes an increase in body temp, blood vessels widen in an attempt to dissipate heat. As your fingers are peripheral and when at rest subject to gravitational pooling of blood and fluids, you will get finger swelling. ...Read more