What's causing my peripheral (leg) edema? (lab results included)

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My legs and feet have been swollen for about 10 months now, more pronounced within the last 2 months.

Both legs are swollen, but the left one is more noticeable.

Symptoms...

  1. I wake up to pee about 3 times, on average, every night.

  2. The swelling is noticeably more reduced when I wake up in the morning.

  3. No indentation when I press on swelling.

  4. I noticed when I walk barefoot that it looks like there is jello under my skin, the way it giggles (very slightly) from the impact of my foot hitting the ground.

I do consume a lot of sodium, nothing crazy though.

My diet consists of mostly animal protein (in the form of boiled eggs), and complex carbs (white rice, noodles, white bread), sauce (mayonnaise), pastry, coffee, fruit juice. And that's about all of my diet. It's always sorta been that way so I don't think it's diet related.

Thoughts?

My lab results:

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    Consider leaving out the starchy food such as noodles, white rice and try to eat mote water absorbing veggies such ad cabbage and celery, and probably dribk more water, it might help. Also consider seeing a dietician. Hope this helps

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    Consider leaving out the starchy food such as noodles, white rice and try to eat mote water absorbing veggies such ad cabbage and celery, and probably dribk more water, it might help. Also consider seeing a dietician. Hope this helps

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    Consider leaving out the starchy food such as noodles, white rice and try to eat mote water absorbing veggies such ad cabbage and celery, and probably dribk more water, it might help. Also consider seeing a dietician. Hope this helps

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