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Swelling

Hi, I will be 20 weeks tomorrow. My legs, ankles, and feet are swollen. When I press down on my legs, they leave an indentation momentarily and then goes away. It doesn't hurt to walk on my feet, they just look like cankles. I was at the doctor 2 weeks ago and she said that my blood pressure and heart rate were good. Should I be concerned? Other people are freaking out and telling me I need to call the doctor. I have not had swelling anywhere else.

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jll1484

Asked by jll1484 at 8:27 PM on Apr. 27, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • I probably wouldn't be worried if it's just your feet and ankles, especially if the weather is getting warmer and/or you're on your feet a lot during the day; that's normal in healthy pregnancies.

    It would definitely be a concern if your face is swelling.
    mogencreative

    Answer by mogencreative at 9:49 PM on Apr. 27, 2010

  • Make sure to get planty of water. You could jut be retaining water from something you ate.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:28 PM on Apr. 27, 2010

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    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:29 PM on Apr. 27, 2010

  • It is very normal to haveswelling during pregnancy but if you are truly worried call the doctor thereis no stupid question.(mother of 5)
    rocky1075

    Answer by rocky1075 at 2:26 AM on Apr. 28, 2010

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