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Why Are My Feet And Legs Swollen
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
Legs swollen and feet right foot hurts if touched i press on my legs and it leaves a indent y is this been getting out of air 2?
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
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
My joints in my hands are painful and swollen,sharp shooting pain in both arms and both legs ,swollen foot and toes my Anti-CCP test reads 31.0 u/ml?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My feet and legs will be in a good deal of pain, and sometimes even swollen, after only 5 hours of being constantly on my feet at work. Any ideas?
Sounds bad: A person whose feet, legs, and abdomen swell up, but has no prior reason for doing so (meaning she doesn't already have a known liver, kidney, heart, or circulation problem that leads to swelling) should be evaluated in the E.R. if her own primary care doctor is not immediately available. Treatment depends on the amount of swelling, how fast it is increasing, and the actual cause of the swelling. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a diabetic and my feet and legs have been swollen a lot lately what can I do before I see the doctor?
What is wrong with me? Last night i went to the ER because both of my feet and legs are swollen and I have a dull achy pain that has moved up to the back of my thighs and lower back the doctor said I have celutitus in my toe on my left foot it doesn't and
I : I have concerns that it may be related to poorly controlled blood pressure. High blood pressure stresses the heart and this can also lead to swollen legs. You may want to discuss control of your blood pressure with your doctor. If there is infections then therapy may need to be reviewed with your doctor also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My feet are very swollen now spreading to legs. 38yrs old never happened before BP is under control. What could this be?
Possible lymphedema: With swelling in both feet and legs and normal blood pressure you need to consider lymphedema or a high salt intake or a possible side effect to a medicine that you are taking or a possible vein problem. Best to consult your doctor for testing and evaluation of this condition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Common: Whatever clinical conditions cause retention of fluid or edema, and there are many (e.g. Congestive heart failure, renal or liver disease, low albumin, certain medications, etc) the most dependent areas of the body are most commonly affected which are the legs when standing or sitting and the male genitalia when sitting or supine. Treating cause and keeping them elevated will help prevent/treat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My feet are extremely swollen, my fingers are tingly, have pain down legs, and am extremely fatiigued.What is causing this?
Both of my lower legs and feet are swollen, red, and warm to the touch. My feet especially really hurt. What could be causing this?
Merits urgent exam: First, one must determine the cause of the leg edema. It might be heart failure, vein problems, hypertension, heart valve problem, infection or other problem. Once the diagnosis is known, it can be treated appropriately. The goal is to eliminate the inflammation and edema and prevent its recurrence. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why my legs hurts and my feet, and when i walk several streps then its goes away.And sometimes my feet gets swollen, then its goes away .
I have pain in the lower part of my back and my legs get swolloen and my feet swollen and hurt very bad and get very bad headaches feel hurt in the lower part of my back when i walk and hurts when i bend down?
Both of my feet and ankles are very swollen and painful ! Also my hands are swlen and itchy! I elevate my legs and the swelling does go down a little?
Varicose vein/c doc: Although this may just be from varicose veins, since they are painful, you need to see your doctor to make sure that you do not have a blood clot in the leg veins which may lead to life-threatening consequence if not treated . That swollen and itchy hands are likely from contact allergy (something you use on your hands) which may require a dermatology consultation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a dull ache in my legs it shifts from my thighs to my calf. Sometimes it feels like a throbbing. My feet have also been swollen before. I am 21?
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