Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Foot Swelling (bilateral) Overview

What is foot swelling (bilateral)?
A person with bilateral foot swelling has enlargement of the feet, caused by excess fluid that has collected in the legs. Foot swelling may occur bilaterally, or in just one foot. Causes for bilateral foot swelling include cellulitis, congestive heart failure, kidney disease, and arthritis.

What are the symptoms of foot swelling (bilateral)?
Symptoms depend on the underlying cause for the foot swelling. Symptoms may include foot pain, skin redness, foot tenderness, fever, and leg swelling.

How does the doctor treat foot swelling (bilateral)?
Treatment depends on the underlying cause for the foot swelling. Treatment may include rest, elevation, elastic stockings, diuretics, and antibiotics.

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