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  • Posted By: melissa206
  • October 17, 2008
  • 00:45 AM

For the past 5 years i have developed swelling of my feet and ankles
and it only happens if i stand all day and it doesn't happen if i walk or
run....but the part that i am confused about is that parts of my feet and
ankles have taken on a brownish discoloration....thanks for any help

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  • How old are you? Are both ankles equally bad?
    Felsen 510 Replies
    • October 17, 2008
    • 08:53 PM
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  • I'm 40 and yes they are about the same......thanks
    melissa206 1 Replies
    • October 18, 2008
    • 03:35 AM
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  • You are still very young, but is there a chance that it could be your heart? Do you ever get short of breath? Do you ever feel wheezy? When it started 5 years ago, where both ankles equally bad? The fact that there is no swelling when you walk or run, means that your muscles effectivly press the liqiud up in the system and proves that it is a real oedema. A longstanding oedema can give a discolored skin.
    Felsen 510 Replies
    • October 18, 2008
    • 02:43 PM
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