Similar Questions with Answers
Question: I have seen swelling on my legs and hand..is there any problem?
Answer: If your BP is normal then there's no problem.swelling happened due to heavy weight in last week's of pregnancy
Question: swelling on legs n face is normal?
Answer: yes it is normal..Swelling may be reduced by eating foods that are high in potassium, such as bananas, and by avoiding caffeine.
Here are some other helpful hints to manage swelling during your pregnancy:
Avoid standing for long periods.Minimize outdoor time when it is hot.Rest with your feet elevated.Wear comfortable shoes, avoiding high heels if possible.Wear supportive tights or stockings.Avoid clothes that are tight around your wrists or ankles.Rest or swim in a pool.Use cold compresses on swollen areas.Drink water, which helps flush the body and reduce water retention.Minimize sodium (salt) intake and avoid adding additional salt to meals.
Question: My legs are swelling too much.. Is there any problem...
Answer: Hi dear, it's gets really difficult after the legs would get swelled as already tummy will be all coming out. You can reduce swelling during pregnancy by lying on your side to relieve the increased pressure on your veins. Here are some other tips to reduce swelling:
Put your feet up whenever possible. At work, keep a stool or pile of books under your desk.
Don't cross your legs or ankles while sitting.
Stretch your legs frequently while sitting: Stretch out your leg, heel first, and gently flex your foot to stretch your calf muscles. Rotate your ankles and wiggle your toes.
Take regular breaks from sitting or standing. Frequent short walks will keep your blood from pooling in your lower extremities.
Wear comfortable shoes that stretch to accommodate swelling in your feet.
Don't wear socks or stockings that have tight bands around the ankles or calves.
Wear waist-high maternity support stockings. Put them on before you get out of bed in the morning so blood doesn't have a chance to pool around your ankles.
Drink plenty of water.
Question: My legs feets are swelling is there any problem
Answer: Hi Swelling are common during pregnancy due to a number of factors. The increased weight on the feet causes feet to swell. There are also a number of hormonal changes taking place during pregnancy that can cause it to swell. Also during 3rd trimester, excess swelling cud b due to increased blood volume and circulation. Our prego bodies are working very hard during this last trimester to pump blood and sometimes the increased pressure in the veins leading to the extremities causes swelling.