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Question: hi.. am 21 week pregnant... my foots are swollen, is it normal in these weeks
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 feet got swollen. Is it normal?
Answer: Hello dear. I talked to my doctor about this and he said it is rather uncommon but most likely due to the increase in production of blood and happens to some women. He said it has nothing to do with pre-ecampsia or salt intake and that after a week or so most women notice it goes away completely. Hope this helps.
Question: I am 8 week pregnant...i have mild swollen feet and palm....is it normal?
Answer: Congratulations on your pregnancy. Chances of swelling are more in pregnancy,also known as edema. This happens because body produces more fluids during pregnancy. Avoid standing or sitting in same position for longer periods. Exercise regularly such as walking. Drink lots of water. Elevate your legs and sit whenever possible. Minimize your sodium intake. Sleep on left side as it helps in good blood flow. If pain and swelling does not come down or you see other symptoms please contact doctor.Pleade go through Healofy home page for tips, recipes, diet and many more they help us a lot. Take care