General Tso's chicken, lots of french fries and guac, or something fried could be the cause of your frankfurter fingers. Your body likes to keep a constant salt-water balance. Taking more salt means that your body compensates by holding back more water, which explains the swelling, says Utset.
Typically, a slight swelling caused by salty foods disappears of itself in a day, although it may last longer depending on the amount of extra salt in your system. If you reduce salt and swelling persists, consult your doctor, advises Utset.
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