How to cure pitting edema of the ankle?

Why do you have it? Is it unilateral or bilateral. Is it something that worsens during the day. Do you have a heart or kidney ailment. I need more info to help you. Can be bad veins and many other things.
Several. Iwould see your doctor for a prescription for a fluid pill. You may want to try compression stockings.

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