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So I had a very full day yesterday, I am 32 weeks with twins today. Last night I was sitting at the computer, stalking all of your threads lol.<br><br>
I stood up and noticed my feet were swollen, not my ankles they were only swollen a little bit, but my toes were swollen, like so swollen it felt tight to bed them, if that makes sense.<br><br>
It got me thinking, I have been super hot too, dh even put on the air conditioning and wore a sweater, I was sweating. I am normally a cold person, My feet are always freezing.<br><br>
I went to lay down early because it freaked me out a little, I felt ok really, just super hot and my feet bugged me because they felt so tight, I laid down, and noticed my fingers were fine.<br><br>
I have never had anything like this happen before, I had ankle swelling with the last twins I carried, but not a huge amount.<br><br>
So my questions are.. Is it normal for just your toes to swell? I think it was probably from doing so much during the day? Do you think the swelling and me getting so hot were connected?<br><br><br>
Any input would be wonderful, I don't want to call my OB because I honestly feel much better today and the swelling has gone down a bunch.
 

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My feet swelled up with DD if I was on my feet a lot and not staying hydrated enough... not ankles or anything, just feet.
 

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My feet would swell so that my birkenstocks left huge indents on the tops of my feet. Ugh.
 

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I had that with my daughter... though eventually it turned into my feet, my ankles, and I had pitting edema on my legs. I was so very uncomfortable at the end with her.
 

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Ok sounds like its common then!
 

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Yep. My flipflops were leaving indentations towards the end there. My ankles were swollen, too, but my feet were definitely swollen. I couldn't bend my toes.
 

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I had that with my 2nd son (who was almost 10 pounds at birth) I got so swollen that I could only fit in flipflops. It is much worse, I think with a lot of walking or sitting with feet on the ground -- better if feet get elevated for long periods of time.
 

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Yes, my toes and feet swell, especially when I'm hot and not well enough hydrated. Just yesterday, our a/c went out, and it got too hot in the house. I noticed my feet swelling then. Typically I can tell if I'm having any swelling at all based on whether my toes look long and skinny or wide. But, I've never had any major problems associated with it. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up"><br><br>
Rest up, drink up, and don't worry!
 

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I'm on my 4th pregnancy, and I've never had much swelling before, even at the height of summer. But a couple times in the past two weeks, I have had swollen feet. The first time it was just one foot, and I thought it was injured. But this past weekend it was both feet. There was reason, as I was on my feet ALL day and very busy... but, still... I was only 18 weeks and it was not particularly hot out! So I'm a little worried about what's going to happen this summer in the swollen feet department.
 

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I agree with some dehydration and being on your feet all day it's not surprising, I've even had that happen a bit when not pregnant.<br><br>
I got some swelling with my international flight a few days ago but it went away after lying down to sleep overnight and getting plenty of water.
 
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