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Not sure whats going on

So i just realized that if i press on my leg with my finger it leaves indents... what does this mean.

Im 33 weeks pregnant, and i only get swollen feet once in a while.

what does it mean when indents can be pressed on my legs?

dehydrated? diabetes?

help

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mamadubbz

Asked by mamadubbz at 9:26 AM on Jun. 27, 2013 in Pregnancy

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Answers (3)
  • retaining fluids maybe? To be safe, call your Dr. to get checked out.
    mrsmom110

    Answer by mrsmom110 at 9:29 AM on Jun. 27, 2013

  • Leaving indents is a bit strange.. Dehydration is usually tested by grabbing and pinching your skin and if it stays there without going back down immediately, I'd say its dehydration. If not, probably swelling. Definitely bound to happen at 33 weeks.
    KGelaznikas

    Answer by KGelaznikas at 12:30 PM on Jun. 27, 2013

  • That's called "pitting edema"... check with your OBGYN/midwife... pitting edema can be a symptom of several major health conditions, or it could be just normal part of your pregnancy.
    Crafty26

    Answer by Crafty26 at 3:01 PM on Jun. 27, 2013

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