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What dose it mean when you feet are swollen holding water?

What dose it mean when you feet are swollen holding water?

Many things: This could occur from too much salt intake or from injury or from poor kidney or heart function, you shoule get it checked. ...Read more

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My feet are swollen I've had them up for 3days but still swollen took water pills but still won't go down.

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 more

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I have swollen feet and started furix dr there anything I can do even heard that there is good and drink lots of water?

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

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37 weeks today. Feet are swollen.Having lots of water, taking very little salt. Is it normal? Keeping feet at elevated level.

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

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My mom is age 88, has Parkinson's disease and takes a water pill (hydrochlorot 12.5 mg) she has swollen feet--help ?

My mom is age 88, has Parkinson's disease and takes a water pill
(hydrochlorot 12.5 mg) she has swollen feet--help

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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 more

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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?

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

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What does it mean your feet are swollen?

What does it mean your feet are swollen?

Swollen feet: Lower extremity swelling can have multiple possible causes. Venous problems, protein problems, obstructive processes, cardiac problems and others. ...Read more

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What does swollen feet & tongue mean?

What does swollen feet & tongue mean?

Could be many things: Your problem requires a clinical examination. See your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Swollen feet and toe is purple with blood. What does this mean?

Swollen feet and toe is purple with blood. What does this mean?

Many causes: First you should get it checked by pcp but could be caused by blood flow issues to leg and foot. Tests will be ordered and likely seen by vascular surgeon or cardiologist. Have any recent changes in your heath occurred? ...Read more

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