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I have swelling in the foot. What should I do?

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Dr. James Isobe
Phlebology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Many causes

Prolonged sitting, standing, venous incompetence, congestive heart failure, arthritis, infection, trauma are common causes.
Seek help of phlebologist at www.Phlebology.Org who can evaluate you and advise accordingly.

In brief: Many causes

Prolonged sitting, standing, venous incompetence, congestive heart failure, arthritis, infection, trauma are common causes.
Seek help of phlebologist at www.Phlebology.Org who can evaluate you and advise accordingly.
Dr. James Isobe
Dr. James Isobe
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Dr. Ted King
Lymphedema is also a possibility
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes...

Sometimes that happens.
There can be many reasons ranging from local circulation to systemic disease. See your pcp.

In brief: Yes...

Sometimes that happens.
There can be many reasons ranging from local circulation to systemic disease. See your pcp.
Dr. David Hettinger
Dr. David Hettinger
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Many possibilites

Some causes of swelling of the feet 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.

In brief: Many possibilites

Some causes of swelling of the feet 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.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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