Many familiar with this situation: shoot evening shoes and see that the foot and ankle swelling. Usually it is taken for granted, they say, do not worry – everything will be in the morning. However, if the swollen feet regularly, it is worth considering whether all wrong with our bodies?
Feet swell periodically, and swelling decreases rapidly
Swelling often occurs after a prolonged static load (flight in an airplane, a long presence in the sitting or standing), which causes venous stasis. If, after a night’s rest swelling disappears, then it is likely not associated with any illness.
Edema may be associated with varicose veins
Swelling of the feet can also occur due to disruption of the heart, kidneys, venous or lymphatic system. If the swelling associated with chronic venous disease with varicose disease, it usually appears as a trace of gum socks and captures legs, feet, but he is more uniform.
Pronounced swelling of the legs can be one of the main symptoms of acute myocardial thrombosis or deep venous system. In this case, do not delay the visit to a specialist.
Special attention: lymphoedema
When lymphedema (a disease of the lymphatic system) feet, unlike other types of edema, there is painless swelling of the thick rear fingers extending to the rear of the foot and ankle. We can say that the foot feels – like a pillow. Developing, the disease becomes more severe, the swelling did not go. In the future, may begin complications associated with trophic disorders (ulcers, dermatitis, eczema). If you have these symptoms as soon as possible to see a doctor-lymphology not to miss the presence of a serious illness.