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I woke up at 2 am this morning with my feet ankles and lower legs swollen and it has not gone away. What could it be?

I woke up at 2 am this morning with my feet ankles and lower legs swollen and it has not gone away.  What could it be?

Many causes: This completely depends on other medical and risk factors? Do you smoke? Do you have heart disease? Do you have congestive heart failure? Did you eat a lot of salty food yesterday? This question is more appropriate for health tap prime If you have any shortness of breath, pin in you legs or feet, redness or streaking, please go to the ER now ...Read more

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Dislocated shoulder 5 days ago broke a bone now pain down rigjt side feet an legs swollen an painful?

Dislocated shoulder  5 days ago broke a bone now pain down rigjt side feet an legs swollen an painful?

Not related 2 disloc: cation, where was the bone broken? If it was intrinsic 2 the glenoid, a shoulder specialist should B consulted. This is 2 avoid long term problems with recurrent dislocations. 4 the lower extremity C Ur PCP as a start. ...Read more

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My son aged 15 years has elevated ESR and also flat foot. Recently his both legs swollen and gets low grade fever URIC acid on border. Thing to worry?

My son aged 15 years has elevated ESR and also flat foot. Recently his both legs swollen and gets low grade fever URIC acid on border. Thing to worry?

Yes: Your son should be closely followed by the Pediatrician or family doctor who will conduct further evaluation and refer him to a specialist if need be. ...Read more

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Do you know anything about swollen angles and legs? Also both my feet and legs turns brown. I had this for very long time.

Do you know anything about swollen angles and legs? Also both my feet and legs turns brown. I  had this for very long time.

Venous stasis: Hi, I believe you have venous insufficiency, a condition that ur veins r unable to return the blood to the heart, so it stays in ur leg, fluid ooz out, causes the swelling and also stains after awhile. Elevate ur leg, try compression stocking, see ur pmd for further evaluation though. Good luck. ...Read more

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1 week after c-section my feet and legs are looking very swollen today?

1 week after c-section my feet and legs are looking very swollen today?

Common: Your body is going through a number of physiologic and hormonal changes after giving birth. If you didn't have any problems with the pregnancy (i.e. Hypertension or pre eclampsia) it is most likely normal fluid shifts and will resolve with time. Keep your feet elevated as much as you can and avoid salty foods. If you can, make sure your blood pressure is good. ...Read more

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Just 1 week after c-section. My feet and legs got very swollen? Something bad?

Just 1 week after c-section. My feet and legs got very swollen? Something bad?

Fluid accumulation: After delivery, fluid redistribution finds its way to the lower body areas. This is aggravated by sodium rich diets. Avoid canned goods and take out. Carbonated drinks are sodium rich. Modify your diet and consult your physician specially if your gaining weight. ...Read more