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Is it normal to have swelling on one leg alone during pregnancy ?

i am 33 weeks pregnant ad have been experiencing excesive swelling in only my left foot and ankle. my right one is just fine but the left is probably as big around as my calf! Is this normal? I ve heard some bad things on only one side swelling.a little concerned.
Tue, 17 Jan 2012
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welcome to health care magic forum,
you do not worry it is very common at this time.
Due to pressure on veins

welcome to health care magic forum,
You do not worry,it is very common at this stage,due to enlarged uterus there is pressure on the veins causing oedema on the ankle.
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