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I had twins identical 8 months ago swelling went down alot in ankles but been having swollen ankles again past few months but not severe swelloing it goes off as soon I elevate feet what is the cause?

Ankle edema. Swelling in the ankles that gets better with elevation is called edema. It is body water that has leaked out from the blood vessels and comes from having too much pressure on the vessels, blocked vessels, or too much fluid in the body. It can be caused by wearing tight elastic around your leg or calf. If you are, stop. It is not rare after pregnancy, but if it is getting worse, see a doctor. Read more...
Varies. Multiple potential causes including subtle cardiac, renal, pulmonary issue or even venous stasis disease, medication reactions, blood pressure issues, etc. a good medical checkup would be a good way to start. Read more...

have swollen ankles top of the foot swollen back of knees feel painful can to much salt cause swelling?

Swollen ankles salt? 39F US notes/asks: have swollen ankles top of the foot swollen back of knees feel painful can to much salt cause swelling? ANS: need much more detail but most common cause of swollen ankles is eating more salt than your body can get rid of. But pain in back of knees is not part of that. You may have blood clots in legs. See your Dr. now or do 2nd opinion with me now. Read more...

Can hormones cause veins to bulge suddenly? Swollen ankles last 3 days, veins in feet/legs, hands/arms very prominent. 2 days from period. BP normal.

Need more info... The specifics, relevance, & sequence of events of all symptoms are not enough to draw a conclusion, but what you described deserves a prompt evaluation. How to get the related things of good medical care for your concerns? Follow instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; do not try to wait out. Read more...

How does a doctor determine why you have swollen ankles and feet?

Many Reasons. There are many different reasons for swelling, and a good history and physical with an internist is very important. Labs and imaging may provide important information for a correct diagnosis. Read more...

Are swollen ankles and feet serious combined w/hep c?

See below. It could be as it could be a sign of liver compromise. The best thing to do is have this checked and see if this is the case. Read more...
Possibly. Significant liver disease can cause edema or fluid retention in the ankles and feet. Discuss this issue with the doctor who treats the hepatitis. Read more...

My husband has very yellow/greenish eyes, skin is yellow, loss of appetite, swollen ankles and feet, and seems to be loosing his hair.?

Jaundice? This could be due to liver disease such as hepatitis. He should see a doctor and have lab tests. Read more...
See your doctor asap. Or go to er. He needs medical attention and work up for his jaundice. Read more...
Have him see doc. With the concerns listed, your husband needs to see a doc. It may be that he has liver issues. Read more...
Jaundice. Seek medical treatment asap. Read more...
Liver problem. He may have liver, or gallbladder obstruction from pancrease (pancrelipase). This is a medical urgent issue. He needs to consult a doctor asap. He will need blood test and imaging. Read more...
Not Normal. The yellow appearance of the white of the eye is known as jaundice, and is a worrisome sign for liver or hematologic (blood) problems. That, combined with the swelling of feet and ankles and hair loss suggests something potentially serious going on. Bring him to the doctor asap for an complete examination. Read more...