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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Knee problem: Elevate your leg/foot, put ice, wrap and let it rest for a few days or until able to walk. Crutches may be helpful. See your doc in the next few days ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Probably furuncles: These are probably furuncles boils but please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. You may need a biopsy or other t ... Read More
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Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Bad bruise: bad bruise. Show to your Dr.
Dr. Nicola kim Rains
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Haematoma: It sounds like a simple haematoma, for which you can have physio or massage Voltaren or Thrombophob gel. But if you experience calf pain, you should c ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Swelling in the legs and feet is a very common condition in pregnancy. Most of the time it is a perfectly normal physiologic process. It is important ... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
I am not sure: The reasons for edema (Fluid retention) are many, and underlying causes need to be evaluated and tested for, such as venous insufficiency to possible ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Isobe
54 years experience Phlebology
Compression hose: Gravity plays a big part in swelling of the legs after prolonged sitting/standing, and associated venous insufficiency will contribute to the swelling ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
We can't : cross reference your previous submission with your current one. You are using the general health education site on HealthTap which is not set up for c ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Before you do that: recommend that you let the treating medical provider know. Maybe you need a higher dose of the medication or a different medication. Possibly a more e ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Not clear: since you're having swelling with each of these symptoms this is something you're going to need to see your physician. This needs to be clarified as t ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Goodpaster
29 years experience Dentistry
Prolonged Sitting: can lead to Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT). This happens more often on long flights where you really cannot move around much but sitting while riding in a ... Read More
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