Swollen Ankles and Swollen Feet Center

Swollen ankles and swollen feet is a symptom of an underlying disease or condition such as edema, medications, pregnancy, injuries, diseases, infections, lymphedema, or blood clots. Symptoms associated with swelling of the ankles and feet include:

  • Skin that is easily indented when pressed down with a finger that slowly returns to its more puffy state when the finger pressure is removed.
  • Generalized swelling of the feet or ankles.
  • Indentations marks in the skin of the feet or ankles left by socks or shoes
  • The skin associated with the swelling is slightly pale, and the indentation marks are slightly darker than the surrounding swollen tissue.

Treatment for swollen ankles or feet depends upon the cause, and soothing symptoms.

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