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Question: I'm 37 weeks pregnant... My legs are getting swollen since 3 days... What to do

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Answer: Hello dear, swelling in the legs is very common during pregnancy... This can happen if your blood pressure is high or if you are stressed...also eating excessive salt can also cause swelling of legs.. sitting or standing in the Same position for a long time also causes swelling... drinking less water can also cause swelling of your feet .. so please make sure that you are not stressed, avoid eating salty food, take short walks through the day, get a leg massage done, soak your feet and legs in hot water with salt and always remember to keep your feet elevated while sitting and sleeping..
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    Shravani Bujji60 days ago

    My bp is normal...

Answer: Hi.. Swelling is normal in pregnancy. Swelling, which is also called edema, is experienced in the hands, face, legs, ankles, and feet. It is due to your body hanging onto excess fluids, especially in the hands and feet. don't sit and stand for long time. Drink more water. Drink less caffeine and Exercise regularly
Answer: This is the time for delivery, first concern doctor, even I got swollen legs before two three days of delivery.
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    Shravani Bujji60 days ago

    No it's 2nd time

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