+ Reply to Thread
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 17
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    4,394
    Thanks
    160
    Thanked
    704
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts

    Default Swollen ankles??

    I am 22 weeks pregnant today and my ankles have ballooned! Also the soles of my feet itch, anyone else got this?

    This is my ankles tonight lol

    Sent from my HTC One X using BubHub
    Attached Images

  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Posts
    1,244
    Thanks
    598
    Thanked
    366
    Reviews
    4
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts

    Default Swollen ankles??

    Elevate my dear!!
    Also.. Might pay to get your BP checked. Just to be safe!

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    4,394
    Thanks
    160
    Thanked
    704
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts

    Default Re: Swollen ankles??

    Thanks bunny! I'm currently lying in bed with my feet in front of the fan trying to stop the itch lol

    I had my bp checked on Monday and it was fine, if the swelling keeps up I'll get it checked again

    Sent from my HTC One X using BubHub

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Posts
    324
    Thanks
    314
    Thanked
    160
    Reviews
    0
    I am 22 weeks pregnant and have had swelling in my feet since about 8 weeks and BP is perfect, the GP says that for me it is the result of varicose veins. I am on my feet all day (I am a hairdresser) so try to elevate my feet as soon as I get home from work. It is worse in one foot over the other though. Goodluck and hopefully it will settle down!

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    4,394
    Thanks
    160
    Thanked
    704
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts

    Default Re: Swollen ankles??

    Since 8 weeks, you poor thing!! I've been trying to keep mine elevated under my desk at work which seems to be helping

    Sent from my HTC One X using BubHub

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Posts
    324
    Thanks
    314
    Thanked
    160
    Reviews
    0
    Most of the time there is no discomfort, that generally comes with wearing my enclosed work shoes. So I know wear Birkenstocks to work most days. Elevation really is the best for it, if I can convince my Hubby I get him to rub them a little as well. Hope it doesn;t get any worse for you but like the pp just keep an eye on your BP.

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    4,394
    Thanks
    160
    Thanked
    704
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts

    Default Re: Swollen ankles??

    Oh I wish I could wear open shoes my work doesnt allow it I've been getting my bp checked every few weeks, at my last check it was better than my pre pregnancy bp so hopefully it stays that way!

    Sent from my HTC One X using BubHub

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Posts
    11,113
    Thanks
    5,433
    Thanked
    6,796
    Reviews
    9
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts

    Default Swollen ankles??

    Like a pp, mine feel heaps better with a foot rub, my gem of a hubby ends up rubbing them for me almost every night so if you can con someone to rub them for you, you'll probably feel much better :-)

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    4,394
    Thanks
    160
    Thanked
    704
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts

    Default Re: Swollen ankles??

    Thanks jr, dh normally does but he's recovering from carpal tunnel surgery so he's not much good with foot rubs at the moment

    Sent from my HTC One X using BubHub

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Posts
    314
    Thanks
    36
    Thanked
    77
    Reviews
    0
    I blew up like a balloon with my daughter, but no varicose veins resulted thankfully, but like many others I was up and on my feet most of the day, especially at work.
    With my son it was almost worse because I DIDN'T get any fluid retention until AFTER he was born, 4 years later I still have a fluid pocket right at my ankle but doc's not concerned, only I am.


 

Similar Threads

  1. Swollen ankles at 26 weeks
    By minipolly2b in forum Pregnancy & Birth General Chat
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 15-01-2013, 18:15
  2. How swollen is too swollen?
    By FingersxCrossed in forum Pregnancy & Birth General Chat
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 31-07-2012, 08:38
  3. feel swollen down there??
    By 2ndtimemumma in forum Pregnancy & Birth General Chat
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 15-02-2012, 10:15

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

FEATURED SUPPORTER
Cots on BubhubLooking to buy a cot or bassinet? :: Cot safety checklist :: Local or online nursery ...
FORUMS - chatting now ...
Sensational September 2020 TTCConception & Fertility General Chat
Fifth pregnancy lucky?Conception & Fertility General Chat
FetIVF
Obstetrician help in Adelaide?Pregnancy & Birth General Chat
Faint positive or evap linePregnancy Tests & Help / Support with Results

ADVERTISEMENT