Swollen ankles and feet

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Reasons for swollen ankles and feet

  • Injury or trauma eg sprained ankle
  • Pregnancy pressure on the veins
  • Pre-eclampsia
  • Oedema
  • Venus insufficiency
  • Infection (Diabetic neuropathy)
  • Blood Clots
  • Lymphedema
  • Heart Disease or heart failure
  • Kidney disease
  • Liver disease
  • Wearing ill fitting shoes
  • Certain medications eg steroids
  • Walking or standing for long periods
  • Arthritis