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Is this swelling normal?

My hands and feet are swollen my hands are so swollen that I cant make a full fist and my feet are so swollen that it hurts to walk on them. Is this normal?

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Asked by lovebunny82709 at 2:16 AM on Oct. 23, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • Its water retention I believe. Try to relax, keep your legs elevated if you can, not sure what to do for the hands but I believe it is normal.

    Answer by Jezzeria at 2:24 AM on Oct. 23, 2010

  • i had i pretty bad too but not that bad. i would definatly talk to ur dr. i think thats a sign or pre eclampsia

    Answer by izzis_mommi at 3:18 AM on Oct. 23, 2010

  • Swelling is normal during pregnancy. I eat less salt and drink more water. Prop your feet up if you can. If it doesn't get any better I would call your doctor on Monday.

    Answer by ladyambition at 4:47 AM on Oct. 23, 2010

  • Drink lots of water, put your feet up, and if the swelling is still there a few hours later, gets worse, or you get a bad headache/dizziness, CALL L&D. Some swelling is normal, and will go away eventually with rest and fluids. Lots of swelling that does not go away can indicate a problem like high blood pressure, and it's safer to go and get it checked :)

    Answer by preacherskid at 11:51 AM on Oct. 23, 2010

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