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How do I stop the swelling?

My ankles were swollen during pregnancy and i had my son on aug 7 and i thought my swelling would go away but it just got worse. I'm now swollen from the knees down. How do I get this to go away?

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Asked by liena09 at 1:11 AM on Aug. 13, 2009 in Health

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    Answer by Anonymous at 1:24 AM on Aug. 13, 2009

  • Eliminate salt from your diet and drink LOTS of water. If it doesn't go away in two days after doing this, you need to see your doctor, ASAP.

    Answer by MaryAnne3mommy at 1:30 AM on Aug. 13, 2009

  • Talk to your doctor keep feet and legs elevated as much as possible even while sleeping at night. limit salt/sodium

    Answer by justgrape723 at 9:06 AM on Aug. 13, 2009

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