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can wieht gain cause swelling in one leg

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
Several things: It could be cellulitis, deep or superficial venous thrombosis , lymphadema.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience in Family Medicine
Leg swelling: One sided: could be a blood clot, an infection. Both legs: could be a weak heart (unable to pump blood well), liver disease (low albumin), kidney dise ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Fluid retention: If it is just one leg, then it usually infers something in the leg itself including blood clot, infection, gout, injury, etc. if it is both legs, tha ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
8 years experience in Podiatry
Many things: Trauma such as broken bones, sprains, strains. Problems with veins and lymphatic systems. Systemic disorders such as high blood pressure, and heart ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerardo Guerra Bonilla
11 years experience in Family Medicine
Pericarditis : Pericarditis typically has a relatively benign course in uncomplicated cases. Conversely, patients with high-risk features (ie, high fever, large per ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
37 years experience in Orthodontics
Over use?: Charlie horse or cramp would be a reaction to too much Lactic Acid built up in muscle, and can be a reaction to over use. The swelling I am not sure a ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: Leg swelling, definitely from fluid accumulation; abdominal swelling - from fat accumulation or a GI perforation.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience in Wound care
Water and gravity: Our bodies need a large amount of water to keep organs functioning. The vessels that carry the fluids are not perfect and they can leak. Also, our ti ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Depends on cause of: The swelling: 1: blood clot, once diagnosed can be treated with clot busters, 2: rupture of a cyst behind the knee, is treated with pain meds, etc. 3 ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Foot swelling : Need more information but could be several things but hard to answer

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