Ankle edema

Causes of Ankle edema

Causes of oedema It's normal to have some swelling in your legs at the end of the day, particularly if you've been sitting or standing for long periods. Oedema is often a symptom of an underlying health condition. It ...1

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Clinical Features of Ankle edema

Symptoms of oedema The accumulation of fluid under the skin causes swelling, often in the lower legs and ankles (known as peripheral oedema). As well as swelling or puffiness of the skin, oedema can also cause:

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Treatments for Ankle edema

Treating oedema Oedema is often temporary and clears up by itself. For example, if you've been standing up for too long on a hot day, your ankles may swell up until you get the chance to put your feet ...2

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  1. Source: NHS Choices UK: conditions/ Oedema/ 
  2. ibid.

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