Answer: Hi.. Dear swelling is a normal part of pregnancy that is caused by the additional blood and fluid. It can be experienced in the hands, face, legs, ankles, and feet. This extra retention of fluid is needed to soften the body, which enables it to expand as the baby develops.
You can dip your feet in warm water with little salt added in it for about fifteen minutes. It will give you some comfort..
Answer: Hello dear
U may experience swelling in the feet due to a sudden increase in weight as well as hormonal changes.
Soak your feet in cold (not icy) water for 15 minutes. This will help provide relief to the tingling, numbness and swelling
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Answer: Hello dear many congratulations for pregnancy
During pregnancy, the body produces approximately 50% more blood and body fluids to meet the needs of the developing baby. Swelling is a normal part of pregnancy that is caused by this additional blood and fluid.it can be in hands, legs, ankles, feets etc.The extra fluids account for approximately 25% of the weight women gain during pregnancy.The following factors may also affect swelling:
Standing for long periods of time
Long days of activity
Diet low in potassium
High level of caffeine consumption
High level of sodium intake
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: i have regular swelling in my right feet...and slight pain in hips...is it normal?
Answer: Swelling is generally due to water retention in body. As there is rapid increase in blood volume and bodily fluids, many a times kidney functioning slows down due to various factors which results in water retention.
Drink plenty of water snd decrease your salt intake.
Don't stand for long hours.