According to WebMD, swollen feet are caused by a variety of factors that include pregnancy, injuries such as sprained ankles and lymph fluid retention. While swollen feet during pregnancy is considered common, rapid swel... More »

Causes of swollen feet and hands include pregnancy and menstruation, says Medical News Today. Underlying medical conditions such as diabetic nephropathy, a form of progressive kidney disease that affects diabetics, may l... More »

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Getting regular exercise or losing weight if necessary treats swollen feet, reports Prevention. Stretching legs and moving around every couple of hours when sitting or standing in one position for a long period of time, ... More »

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Causes of swollen ankles or feet include congestive heart failure, pregnancy, injury to the ankle or foot, kidney disease and sitting or being on one's feet for a long time, according to WebMD. If the person's ankles swe... More »

The causes of body fluid retention, or edema, include prolonged inactivity, premenstrual syndrome, ingesting too much salt and pregnancy, claims Mayo Clinic. Edema may also be a side effect of drugs like NSAIDs, hyperten... More »

Home treatment is the first step to treating edema, or swelling due to excess fluid in the legs and ankles. Treatment may include elevating the feet above heart level, wearing compression stockings and exercising the leg... More »

Remedies for swollen feet and ankles after pregnancy include rest, sleeping on the left side, foot massages and compression stockings, according to the Mayo Clinic. Fluid retention and swelling is normal during and after... More »

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