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What does it mean when someone gets swollen ankles without spraining their ankles; just occurs on its own?

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In brief: Edema

Not necessarily! check with your pcp and monitor your bp, heart status, meds, diet, lifestyle, etc.
..... Could be a condition known as lymphedema...

In brief: Edema

Not necessarily! check with your pcp and monitor your bp, heart status, meds, diet, lifestyle, etc.
..... Could be a condition known as lymphedema...
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
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In brief: Bad valves

It could be due to bad or leaky valves in the veins of the legs that allows fluid to build up.
If chronic it should be checked.

In brief: Bad valves

It could be due to bad or leaky valves in the veins of the legs that allows fluid to build up.
If chronic it should be checked.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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