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What causes painful swollen feet?

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Dr. Mukesh Chugh

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Posted on Fri, 22 Aug 2014 in General Health
Question: Why are my feet starting to swell a little and hurt and throb when I walk or bend my toes?
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Answered by Dr. Mukesh Chugh 50 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Vitamin D and calcium deficiency may be the cause

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for posting
I have gone through your query and understand your concern. The most likely reason could be deficiency of vitamin D and calcium leading to bone weakness (osteopenia). This may be confirmed by blood work for vitamin D and calcium.
I hope your kidney function test like serum creatinine is normal?

Hope this helps and I shall be glad to answer further query.
Take care

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