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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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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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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 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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I had a lot of alcohol and in the morning I found the palm of my hands and sole of my feet to be swollen and itching. Could this be alcohol allergy?

I had a lot of alcohol and in the morning I found the palm of my hands and sole of my feet to be swollen and itching. Could this be alcohol allergy?

Unlikely: Ethanol is a sugar. Humans do not demonstrate allergies to sugers, but rather, to proteins. Alcohol is a vasodilator and this could be what is causing your symptoms. Regardless, although it seems fun, try and reduce the binge drinking because it is taking a toll on your health. ...Read more

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Is it normal for fingers and toes to get red & puffy while walking on a treadmill? My feet sometimes are swollen in the mornings and shoes are tight.

Is it normal for fingers and toes to get red & puffy while walking on a treadmill? My feet sometimes are swollen in the mornings and shoes are tight.

Yes it's possible: Intake in salt in diet can absorb water in tissues over night when you get up and go on treadmill pressure causes swellings, if you don't have any systemic problem pay attention to days you get the swelling to see what you ate the day before. ...Read more

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Why are my feet swollen and itchy?

Why are my feet swollen and itchy?

See details: There are several possible causes. You should have a doctor evaluate the issue and then you will know. ...Read more

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Why are my feet swollen?

Why are my feet swollen?

Edema: Having both feet swollen is typically a sign of edema, resulting from relatively poor circulation (sometimes poor veins, rarely poor heart pumping) and the feet being dependent much of the day. Nutritional deficiency (low protein) and too much salt can worsen. Getting more exercise, elevating your feet during the day, can help. Depending on your age and health, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why are my feet swollen sore and throbbing?

Why are my feet swollen sore and throbbing?

Sore, swollen feet: I am sorry but there isn't enough info to try to answer this. Please see your podiatrist or your physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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What could cause my feet to be swollen?

What could cause my feet to be swollen?

Poor circulation: Retention of fluids in the extremeties is frequently the cause of poor circulation which can be biologic issues or a lack of activity or even over activity. I recommend you see your physician if is painful and debilitating. ...Read more

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My feet are swollen what could be the cause?

My feet are swollen what could be the cause?

Too general: Swollen feet could be anything from heart failure to venous insufficiency. Gout and other causes shout be evaluated too. Need more clinical information. Go for a complete history and physical blood work and possibly a doppler will give us more information. ...Read more

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One of my feet is swollen and painful. What should I do to treat it?

Why R U waiting....: The best thing that you can do to treat it is to get yourself to your family doctor immediately. You have the cardinal signs of inflammation and that should sound the alarm for you to act now. ...Read more

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Occasionally I notice that my feet get kinda swollen? Is that normal at age 18?

Occasionally I notice that my feet get kinda swollen? Is that normal at age 18?

Family practice: It's not normal to have your feet swell. Especially at a young age. Couldn't tell you if it is significant however. See your dr if it worsens or persists. ...Read more

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When I press my feet, it goes in like a dimple and they're a bit swollen. Please why is it so? Thanks

When I press my feet, it goes in like a dimple and they're a bit swollen. Please why is it so? Thanks

Edema: What you are describing is pitting edema. Though you see it in your feet, the cause of this might be from too much standing, salt intake or be due to an underlying medical condition. Talk to your doctor if this persists or worsens. ...Read more

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Why could my feet and knees be painful and swollen?

Why could my feet and knees be painful and swollen?

A few things: Excess dietary sodium can cause fluid retention, which can explain swelling in the foot, ankles and legs. It can also be due to other medical issues as well, such as hypertension, diabetes, vein problems or other circulatory issues, arthritis and certain medication use. Discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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My feet are swollen, what could be the cause of the swelling?

My feet are swollen, what could be the cause of the swelling?

Many things: Tehre are numerous things that can make your feet swell. I would suggest elevating the feet as often as possible and watch your salt intake. If the swelling persists I would check with your doctor to find out why you are swelling and then find a more accurate treatment. ...Read more

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My feet and ankles are swollen and I keep getting migraines what should I do?

My feet and ankles are swollen and I keep getting migraines what should I do?

Time for evaluation.: Swelling of both the ankles and feet can be the symptoms of a number of things. Migraine headaches may or may not be associated with the swelling. You need to have a thorough evaluation to begin untangling the possibilities. Begin with a primary care of internal medicine specialist. ...Read more

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Swollen ankles all of a sudden. Is it from being on my feet?

Swollen ankles all of a sudden. Is it from being on my feet?

Get diagnosed: It could be from "being on your feet". But there are a number of things that can cause swelling in the ankle. This is a very nonspecific symptom. I recommend that someone swelling in this area should be seen by orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon for a definitive diagnosis so that appropriate treatment can be started. You can find one in your area at www. Aofas. Org. ...Read more

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I'm having chest pains and my feet and ankles are swollen what should I do?

I'm having chest pains and my feet and ankles are swollen what should I do?

Go to ER.: You are describing symptoms of heart failure such as postpartum cardiomyopathy - please go to the er to get evaluated promptly! ...Read more

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Why my feet are swollen, hot, and feel sore?

Why my feet are swollen, hot, and feel sore?

Many possibilities: You need to be examined. If you have fever, you need to be seen sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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Why are my hands tingling and my feet and ankles are swollen?

Why are my hands tingling and my feet and ankles are swollen?

Varies: There are multiple potential causes, a good medical checkup would probably be a good place to start. ...Read more