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05 Dec 2005

Swollen Feet
Im 6 months pregnant & i am experiencing swollen feet all the tym, if I walk a short distance they get swollen & even if I stand for more than 5 minutes they'll get swollen & very sore, at the rate that my feet are going I dont think I'll be able to walk by the tym I am 8 or 9 months. Please help me is there anything I can do to ease my sore & swollen feet.
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01 Jan 0001

The most important thing here is to make sure you are not suffering from high blood pressure, and this is something you must check with your gynae, and I am sure he\she is monitoring this. For the rest swollen feet are par for the course I am afraid, wear comfortable shoes that support your feet, make sure you are not having too much sodium in your diet, but speak to your gynae, this is not uncommon
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