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Why my hands & feets are swollen every morning?

Why my hands & feets are swollen every morning?

Unclear: If you are waking up with swollen hands and feet every am and this is something new for you then you should probably get evaluated for some underlying cause. Kidney disease or nephrotic syndrome could be a possible cause as well as congestive heart failure. But see your doctor to see if this is the issue. Could also be related to too much sodium or a hypernatremia effect or even an autoimmune dx. ...Read more

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Why do my feet hurt and feel swollen when i get up in the morning?

Why do my feet hurt and feel swollen when i get up in the morning?

It would be helpful: If you state specifically where they hurt. The swelling part is a bit of a concern as swelling in the morning is not as common as swelling say in the evening. If you were laying down for most of the night then usually swelling is limited in the morning. So does it feel swollen or is it actually swollen? Common morning type foot pain conditions include plantar fascitiis.. ...Read more

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I had bunionectomies on each of my feet 25 years ago, there are wires in my feet, and now I wake up every morning with my feet swollen. Cause?

I had bunionectomies on each of my feet 25 years ago,  there are wires in my feet, and now I wake up every morning with my feet swollen.  Cause?

Probably not thewire: There are several causes of foot swelling including peripheral edema, decreased circulation, venous insufficienty, kidney issues or cardiac issues or even medications & Mg deficiency. Thus, you should get it checked out by your primary care MD and see if leg elevation, compression socks, massage, a diuretic, lemon slices in your water,epsom salt bath or soak or massage are appropriate and can help ...Read more

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My feet feel heavy & swollen, whn u get up in the morning or if i've been sitting for a while & they not swollen. Pls advise wht cld be causing this ?

My feet feel heavy & swollen, whn u get up in the morning or if i've been sitting for a while & they not swollen. Pls advise wht cld be causing this ?

See below: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Hi Dr., when I wake up in the morning, my feet aren't swollen but they feel heavy as does the lower part of my calf. What could be causing this?

Hi Dr., when I wake up in the morning, my feet aren't swollen but they feel heavy as does the lower part of my calf.  What could be causing this?

Could be...: This could be simply neuropathy (pinched nerve incited by position, such as lying supine) or something more serious such as reduced blood flow to the extremities (claudication in peripheral artery disease). I'd advise an exam to check for blood flow such as feeling peripheral pulses. You may need more of a workup, including nerve conduction testing or testing to check arterial flow. ...Read more

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Every morning my feet are puffy, swollen and sore when I get up. Why?

Every morning my feet are puffy, swollen and sore when I get up. Why?

Any reason = exam: There can be various causes but since any one of them should be dealt w/ by a physician, have an exam and move forward from there. Circulation, fluid mgmt and diet are prime suspects - but let the exam and lab tests guide you. ...Read more

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My feet hurt all over. When I get up in the morning I can't walk on them. Now my ankles are swollen.?

My feet hurt all over. When I get up in the morning I can't walk on them. Now my ankles are swollen.?

Arthritic changes: Probable cause is morning stiffness in ankles/feet. I don't know your age but that would be helpful. Walking or moving around especially in the morning should ease symptoms. Xrays would be helpful to assist in diagnosis. ...Read more

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Lately my feet&ankles have been hurting.My knee was randomly swollen,pain is worse in the morning.I have herniation in back.Is that it?could it be RA?

Lately my feet&ankles have been hurting.My knee was randomly swollen,pain is worse in the morning.I have herniation in back.Is that it?could it be RA?

Possible: There are so many reasons why feet and ankles hurt, they need to be evaluated by a podiatrist. RA is certainly a possibility, blood work may help diagnose. Could be the way you walk, weight, flat feet, heel spurs etc. You need a hands on exam ...Read more

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I have been waking up with extremely swollen hands in the morning. Sometimes they tingle at night, sometimes they don't. My feet are not swollen.

I have been waking up with extremely swollen hands in the morning. Sometimes they tingle at night, sometimes they don't. My feet are not swollen.

Swelling pinches: Since humans sleep lying down our hands swell at night from water that redistributes itself from our legs. That is why we get puffy eyelids too. The swelling pinches nerves. ...Read more

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