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Question: i am 21 weeks pregnant.swollen feet are normal??my legs are paining alot and i am suffering from RLS. what to do

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Question: i am 21 weeks pregnant. can swollen feet is normal? i am.suffering from RLS. legs are paining alot. what to do?
Answer:  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. Surprisingly, this helps your body retain less fluid. Try to have about 10 8-ounce cups of water or other hydrating beverages each day. (You can tell you're getting enough if your urine looks pale yellow or clear.)Exercise regularly. Activities like walking, swimming, or riding an exercise bike are good options. Or try a water aerobics class – being immersed in water may reduce swelling temporarily, particularly if you're in the water up to your shoulders.Eat a healthy diet and limit junk food.
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Question: I am one month pregnant and my legs are paining alot . what should i do?? And why it is so??
Answer: Hello dear. The weight of your growing uterus can push on the sciatic nerve and cause pain to run down the back of your leg. It could also just be leg cramps or uterine fibroids, so please inform this to your gynecologist. You can relieve it to some extent by following the below steps. Stretch your calf muscles immediately by straightening your leg, heel first, and gently flexing your toes back toward your shins. (Don't point your toes while stretching. After you stretch, massage the muscle or warm it with a hot water bottle to relax the tissue. Take care.
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Question: i have normal delivery but my legs are paining alot these days what can i do for my legs
Answer: Hello! Pregnancy brings about many changes. These changes also affect the body . The first time mother feel more restless due to joints pain and leg pains . This after child birth is common.  During pregnancy woman gradually gains weight which is the additional burden on the body result pain during pregnancy and after delivery. Rest is essential part of treatment. She should take frequent rest and avoid lifting heavy objects. Apply hot water bottle it gives instant relief. Warm mustard oil with ajwain and garlic and do massage on joints and back also. After delivery massage is very necessary for 1months at least.
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