When to seek medical advice

Get medical care as soon as possible if:

  • You have unexplained, painful swelling of your feet or legs
  • The swollen area becomes warm, red or inflamed
  • The swelling is accompanied by a fever
  • You are pregnant and have new foot swelling

Foot swelling or leg swelling

Find possible causes of foot swelling or leg swelling based on specific factors. Check one or more factors on this page that apply to your symptom.

Swelling occurs
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