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Acute pitting edema in legs & ankles in early/mid pregnancy

The 1st time I had bilateral pedal/peripheral edema was 9 mo. ago due to cellulitis (shaving) based on lower extremity swelling/pitting, red streaks, warm, slight fever, & BP 134/96 (usually 90s/60s); Doppler ruled out clot; Cured w/ antibiotics; no recurrence w/ shaving. Began wearing compression socks at work (on feet alot).
Now I'm 14wk 2d pregnant. Drove 11 hrs non-stop 1 week ago (no sxs, same diet/meds). 3 days ago minor edema in both ankles started w/ no other sxs (haven't worn compression socks in months). Sat at desk 2+ hrs this weekend. Edema worsened 12 hr later, pitting lasts 20 sec. I sleep w/ feet elevated, which helps, but soon after waking it returns. Today tingling in feet began. I've been losing hair the last month too. What is going on?
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replied February 27th, 2019
Hello.
Welcome to this forum.
Please go to the doctor. This pain is never related to pregnancy. You might have an urine infection or anything else which needs a doctor's consultation.
Hope I can address your query. Please visit your doctor if there is any further confusion as without a clinical examination it is not possible to opine through an online medical forum.


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