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    Hello, I'm just wondering how many of you get swelling? My cardio. allways ask me, & untill recently I have never noticed. When my job put me on light duty, I started wearing my wedding band & noticed that some times I can't get it off & on other days it will nearly fall off. Just want to see who else may have this. Thank you.
    \"When I\'m gone and people think of me... I want them to smile and laugh.\" Jason Caldwell

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    I get swelling. Mostly in my left ankle. In the summer, in the heat, it gets absolutely huge! Even in the cool weather my left ankle is always a little swollen. I also tend to retain water all over my body.

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      Hi,

      Swelling in the hands isn't as worrisome (medically) as it is in the ankles.

      Personally, I have only had bad swelling when I sat for a long time on hot days (even though I was in air conditioning).

      If your swelling persists for more than a week or is very bad, you need to talk to your doctor.

      take care,

      S

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