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What Dose It Mean When You Feet Are Swollen Hold Ing Water
My feet are swollen I've had them up for 3days but still swollen took water pills but still won't go down.
Swollen feet: There are many causes for swollen feet such venous/lymphatic insufficiency, excessive salt intake, hypothyroidism, medication side effects, and excessive standing/sitting. Your doctor should evaluate you to get at the root cause so that proper treatment is given. Also note that not all "water pills" are equally effective at reducing edema ( swelling). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have swollen feet and started furix dr there anything I can do even heard that there is good and drink lots of water?
No: It's not good to drink lots of water. The furosemide will cause you lose free water and electrolytes (necessary salts) but you'll only be replacing free water - counteracting the medicine and resulting in electrolyte imbalance. Instead, try to eat potassium rich foods - http://www.health.gov/dietaryguidelines/dga2005/document/html/appendixb.htm ...Read more
37 weeks today. Feet are swollen.Having lots of water, taking very little salt. Is it normal? Keeping feet at elevated level.
Some swelling normal: Edema of your lower extremities is normal during pregnancy. It is brought on by physical changes to your body and blood chemistry. However, sudden swelling, excessive swelling, one sided swelling or swelling around eyes and face may be abnormal and indicative of preeclampsia or a blood clot. ...Read more
I have swollen feet,ankles and calfs with red marks(not itchy) under the skin, they have been swollen for three weeks and water tabs did nothing ?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have CHF and my feet have never swelled but the other day Feet were swollen and I drank warm lemon water and swelling left. What does this mean?
Magic.: Swelling in feet in general is due to retention or overload of sodium - sodium from salt. Not sure how the lemon water fits in here. If you are 38 with heart failure you really need to sit down with your doc and have a comprehensive understanding of the disease and treatment. Can't rely on lemon water curing you in the future. ...Read more