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December 12th, 2012, 10:46 AM
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Is anyone else swelling terribly? I cannot believe it. My ankles have disappeared and now I have massive stumps! It is gross. SHould I be wooried? This is my third and I have never swelled before.
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December 12th, 2012, 10:48 AM
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Chances are, it's just another fun pregnancy symptom. I swell with babies. I'm even having a hard time typing because my fingers are so swollen, they're stiff. BUT if this is sudden, I would contact your doc. Sometimes swelling can be a sign of pre-eclampsia, and they'll want to check you out. Again, it's probably nothing, but since it's so sudden, I'd put a call in to your doc!
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December 12th, 2012, 10:55 AM
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I had tons of swelling with my second but none this time, yet. I agree, if it came on quickly then call the doc but normally it is just another fun preggo symptom.
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December 12th, 2012, 12:27 PM
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I've had it on and off the entire pregnancy. It's soooo annoying. It gets much better if I can rest here and there throughout the day, or put my feet up for a bit.
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December 12th, 2012, 03:52 PM
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Ditto the other ladies, while swelling can be a symptom, if this came on all of a sudden or got way worse suddenly, call. My doc said that is the first sign (for me anyway) that she would be worried about pre-e.
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