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yes, in some cases, swelling of the feet can get worse and spread to the legs.
compression stockings, massage therapy, elevation of your legs up to drain lymphatic fluid can help.
eating more protein and getting your liver to make more albumin can help keep more fluid in your blood vessels and decrease risks for swelling.
avoiding excessive salt intake can help as well