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Can osteoarthritis in knee cause swelling in leg and ankle

A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abdul Ahmed
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Knee DJD: Depending on the severity of DJD the conservative treatment includes application of heat & analgesic creams, NSAID 's , cortisone injection , gluco ... Read More
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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
48 years experience Rheumatology
Possible joint mouse: Could be joint mouse interfering with motion, . Evaluation for associated calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease would be helpful. Can to opposite ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Possisble: It is possible that Osteoarthritis is the cause of this but there could other types of arthritis or some vascular issue such as a blood clot or lymphe ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Mora
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Swelling: Leg swelling might be due to the arthritis however that usually only occurs on the side w the arthritis. If both legs are swollen it might be due to o ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elvira Callahan
28 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
No. : Osteoarthritis causes joint pain. Not bone pain.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. The swollen leg, if unil ... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Statin can but diagn: Statin can but it is usually muscle but we need a diagnosis of your leg pain. I assume you have been diagnosed as having osteoarthritis and if ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Likely arthritis : Affecting spine and hip, aside from knee that is worsened by the walks. Getting an exam and possible imaging with your PCP may clarify. Physical thera ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
38 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Numb leg: This would be unusual. Get xrays of your back to make sure you do not have arthritis in your back with a pinched nerve causing the symptoms in your le ... Read More
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