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indentation in my leg

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Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly a: Previous injury area? It is certainly nothing serious.
Dr. Shari Schabowski
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
More Info: That is not enough information to answer your question. Where? How long? Other symptoms? Picture?
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
You tell us: We cannot see it. You did not provide any history of injury, or other exposure, infection, trauma, or anything descriptive. The word "indentation' is ... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
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No picture: Cannot be answered without a photo or exam.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Edema: a long lasting dent in your leg would signify to me that you are accumulating fluid in that leg, which could be worrisome. It is hard for me to say an ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
28 years experience Family Medicine
Edema: Edema is a condition of fluid retention in the skin and soft tissues. There are many causes. Please seak a medical consultation.
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
See doctor: You need to start with your primary care physician first to examined it physically, so that a preliminary diagnosis can be made. Then your pcp will be ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen: There are a lot of possibilities. Although it is not terribly likely, a blood clot could present like that and can be life threatening, so I would de ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Edema: I don't know what your risk factors are for edema. Have you had this medically assessed yet?
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
I would rule out : A clot ASAP. Then take it from there. If you must go to an ER then do so.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
No: There is both pitting and non-pitting edema. The pitting edema is caused by a thin water-like fluid leaking from capillaries and causes the indentatio ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Archer
19 years experience Internal Medicine
May need to see Doc.: The first thing I think of in this situation is a ruptured Baker's Cyst. That said, if there is a chance that you suffered an insect bite or breach in ... Read More

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