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What causes itchy and swollen feet,and ankles?

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What causes itchy and swollen feet,and ankles?
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 5 months ago.

Thanks for this question

Generally this is related to the veins in the legs not pushing blood efficiently as they once did

It is called venous stasis and stasis dermatitis

I would see your doctor and ask for compression stockings. They will help a lot

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 5 months ago.

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