Swollen feet are a very common problem and also very unpleasant. Accumulating a larger volume of fluid in the subcutaneous tissues is causing swelling in the legs. Cases may be heat, blood vessels diseases, kidney disease, pregnancy, heart failure, hormonal disorders.
Swollen feet are characterized by fluid accumulation in the legs. The collection of excess fluid anywhere in the body is known as the swelling. The whole leg or part of it may be higher than normal. Swelling of the feet can be painless or accompanied by a variety of symptoms including bruising, pruritus (itching), pain, numbness, erythema (redness), tenderness or stiffness.
Other symptoms that can accompany swollen feet include:
• Bleeding or bruising;
• Burning sensation;
• Difficulty moving the foot, ankle or toes;
• Difficulty walking or standing;
• Pruritus (itching);
• Formations or nodules;
• Pain or tenderness;
• Erythema (redness) or heat;
• Tingling or other abnormal sensations.
Do not ignore these symptoms and contact your doctor immediately to determine the causes of swollen feet.