What causes my ankles, feet to swell?

Many possibilities. Some causes of swelling of the feet and ankles can include systemic problems such as hypertension, and problems with the kidneys and localized issues such as arthritis, infection, lymphatic obstruction, blood clots, varicose veins, trauma (fracture, sprain, and tendonitis) and side effects to medication. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.
Swelling. Swelling to the foot and ankle is not. This can be caused by a variety of local and systemic problems. Have it evaluated if persistent. Dr l.

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What is causing my ankles and feet to swell? Could it be salt?

It could. 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. Discuss this with your doctor. Read more...
Could be... There are a number of things that can cause swelling in the foot and ankle. This is a very nonspecific symptom. See your pmd first. If they cannot successfully treat it i recommend that someone with swelling should be seen by orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon for a definitive diagnosis. One in your area can be found at www.Aofas.Org. Read more...