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Does arthritis cause swollen feet and ankles?

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Dr. Steven Sheskier
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Arthritis can cause swelling that is usually confined to the joint(s) that are afflicted.
Some arthritis' are symetrical , meaning swelling/pain of both feet or ankle. There is a possibility that the swelling is due to fuild retention. See a doc the sort out which cause of swelling you have.

In brief: Yes

Arthritis can cause swelling that is usually confined to the joint(s) that are afflicted.
Some arthritis' are symetrical , meaning swelling/pain of both feet or ankle. There is a possibility that the swelling is due to fuild retention. See a doc the sort out which cause of swelling you have.
Dr. Steven Sheskier
Dr. Steven Sheskier
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Dr. Lauren Elson
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Possible

Arthritis can cause swelling of the joints- but when you have diffuse swelling (the whole foot and ankle on both sides) it could be several other things.
Best to see your primary care doctor to rule out vascular or lymph issues.

In brief: Possible

Arthritis can cause swelling of the joints- but when you have diffuse swelling (the whole foot and ankle on both sides) it could be several other things.
Best to see your primary care doctor to rule out vascular or lymph issues.
Dr. Lauren Elson
Dr. Lauren Elson
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Dr. Roger Hans
Podiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Absolutely

There are so many causes of swollen ankles that the best thing to do would to be evaluate by ur primary dr., podiatrist, rheumatologist etc.

In brief: Absolutely

There are so many causes of swollen ankles that the best thing to do would to be evaluate by ur primary dr., podiatrist, rheumatologist etc.
Dr. Roger Hans
Dr. Roger Hans
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