swelling

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  1. smokey08

    smokey08 Well-Known Member

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    I walked for miles yesterday doing my Christmas shopping.
    Had to come home because of the discomfort.
    Today my feet have doubled in size and are really sore :cry:
    They are itchy because the skin feels so tight.
    Any suggestions on how to take the swelling down?
     
  2. BevG

    BevG Well-Known Member

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    put a cool flannel or towel on them and elevate them above your heart. i.e lie down and put your feet up. if poss get your OH to give them a nice massage with a moisturiser
     
  3. smokey08

    smokey08 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks hun...
    My ankles have disappeared too. :(
     
  4. BevG

    BevG Well-Known Member

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    aww poor darlin, sadly theres nothing more you can do but keep em cool and put em up. the massage might take away the itch and sooth that and putting them up will allow the excess fluid to drain as will cool compresses or towels etc.
     

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