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How do I reduce foot/leg swelling? Can someone squeeze the water back up the leg?

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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry
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In brief: See a physician

It is important to know why you are having swelling; whether it the result of a local problem, such as an injury or a systemic cause.
Also, symptoms and other local signs are also important. In the case of venous insufficiency compression stockings are a first line treatment. Conditions such as lymphedema require other approaches. See your physician for evaluation and appropriate referral.

In brief: See a physician

It is important to know why you are having swelling; whether it the result of a local problem, such as an injury or a systemic cause.
Also, symptoms and other local signs are also important. In the case of venous insufficiency compression stockings are a first line treatment. Conditions such as lymphedema require other approaches. See your physician for evaluation and appropriate referral.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
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In brief: Elevate

The cause of your swelling needs to be determined, seek treatment with a specialist.
Compression stockings are helpful as well as compression pump therapy for the legs. Elevation works well too!

In brief: Elevate

The cause of your swelling needs to be determined, seek treatment with a specialist.
Compression stockings are helpful as well as compression pump therapy for the legs. Elevation works well too!
Dr. Christopher Pappas
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