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Question: My feet is swollen..is it normal..i am 21 week pregnant

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Answer: Yes dear swelling on foot is completely normal during pregnancy it happens because of hormonal changes ,disturb blood flow in lower body..so dont worry just get some leg massage and do some hot cold compress on your legs. Eat banana that really give a quick relief....Always keep a pillow under your legs while sitting, that will give you alot of relief..
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