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What causes swollen ankles or redness around the lower legs?

2 doctors weighed in

In brief: Several things

Could be from too much salt intake.
Could be from improper working valves in the veins that allow fluic to leak backwards into the legs.

In brief: Several things

Could be from too much salt intake.
Could be from improper working valves in the veins that allow fluic to leak backwards into the legs.
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Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine

In brief: Venous stasis

Venous stasis associated with edema is very common, especially once many reach late middle-age.
The veins and their valves allow blood to pool in the lower extremities, often creating the swelling and skin color changes.

In brief: Venous stasis

Venous stasis associated with edema is very common, especially once many reach late middle-age.
The veins and their valves allow blood to pool in the lower extremities, often creating the swelling and skin color changes.
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