Why Do My Feet Swell up?

Answer

Foot swelling is characterised by a build-up of fluid in your foot. Swelling of the foot may be caused by being overweight, blood clot in the leg, increased age, leg infection and inability of veins in the legs to properly pump blood back to the heart. Injury or surgery involving the leg or foot can cause swelling.
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1 Additional Answer
Foot swelling is caused by a lot of things. They include injuries to the foot like a broken foot or toe, ankle sprain and dislocation of bones. Inflammations like abscess, cellulitis and bursitis are also a major cause of foot swelling. Other mild causes of foot swelling include menstrual periods, pregnancy and extended car rides or airplane flights.
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