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Hello!! I know some swelling of the hands and feet are expected but i work 4 10 hour shifts and wear flat shoes but my feet look like they are oozing out of my shoes, if i push on my foot it will leave an indentation in my foot. I drink plenty of water, do you have any suggedtions?
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HI!
If you were my patient I would advise you to get some really good support hose such as Jobts stockings--you may need a prescription--they are pricey.
I would also advise you to take frequent breaks and elevate your feet.  You may need to ask your doctor for a note.  Finally, I would make sure that both legs were swollen evenly--if so, it is just the baby.
Good luck!
Dr B
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Try compression stockings and elevating your legs whenever possible on breaks and such and cut down on sodium intake.
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I will try the compression socks thanks!! I dont have the extra sodium, and have really been trying to watch that, and this morning i was at work an hour and a half and thry were already swollen :(
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