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Water pills for swollen ankles

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Dr.  Neeraj Kumar MD

All of a sudden my left ankle is very swollen. I've MS, but exercise everyday - until the swollen ankle . I also had a tooth pulled last week and jus went off pain pills (Ibuprofen- 800... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Neeraj Kumar ( Neurologist)
Dr. Vaibhav Gandhi MD

+/- which is where I thought I would be with the amount of swelling in my ankles. I have water retention ... extremely swollen. I got on the scale and am at 272+/-. I have never seen my ankles... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vaibhav Gandhi ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Jasvinder Singh MD

i had a swollen uvula about 1 and 1/2 weeks ago (it went away later that day with no intervention ... or do drugs. i do take a sleeping pill at night ( trazadone ). could both be caused by snoring ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Jasvinder Singh ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr.  Jay Patel MD

Hi... I'm a 54yo c/f 5.5 122# no Rx. My ankles are swollen...and painful... getting worse as day progresses: Heat has been excessive in SoCal,(90*) and I have no a/c. CVS pharmacy suggested water... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Jay Patel ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  David Okia MD

Hi... I'm a 54yo c/f 5.5 122# no Rx. My ankles are swollen...and painful... getting worse as day progresses: Heat has been excessive in SoCal,(90*) and I have no a/c. CVS pharmacy suggested water... View answer

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Dr.       Harry Maheshwari MD

and ankles. Have been given series of medications such as high dose of prednisone with indomethicin and than given Cochin. They raised my lisinpril and changed my water pill to lasix. Nothing seems to... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Harry Maheshwari ( Dentist)
Dr.  Michelle Gibson James MD

hi. I have had swollen ankles and feet for some time thought it was due to the weather but its ... for a water pill don t take often to many trips to the bathroom at work. Also. very tired... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Michelle Gibson James ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Narender Saini MD

Hi, My husband has had his left foot, toes, and ankle swollen for 10 days. It doesn t hurt. We went ... one foot it wasn t his water retention as he was taking his water pill. It doesn t... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Narender Saini ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Vaibhav Gandhi MD

on doc apt for results from an Ultra sound for kidneys, in mean time my cardio took me off my water pill ...I have been experiencing swelling in my right leg, especially around my ankle, the back of... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vaibhav Gandhi ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Michelle Gibson James MD

My ankles & feet have been swollen for a couple weeks (right foot more than left). I do take a daily water pill, but doesn t seem to help with swelling. I have some redness(pale( in the right... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Michelle Gibson James ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Vinay Bhardwaj MD

Soak it in hot water. Take an over the counter pain med like ibuprofen and elevate the leg while resting.

Dr. Robert Galamaga MD

elevate and use ice. if still swollen see doctor

Dr. Alokkalyani MD

yes you can but be careful, if your ankle is swollen, donot wear boot