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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Several things: It could be cellulitis, deep or superficial venous thrombosis , lymphadema.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See below: Elevation and compression.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience Family Medicine
Edema: Leg elevation. Need to find the cause for swelling in order to treat accordingly (check heart, lungs, liver, blood pressure, infection and many other ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
21 years experience Podiatry
Yes if non compliant: Need to elevate and rest. Swelling decrease healing.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
Concern for clot: One sided lower leg swelling and pain is concerning for a clot in the veins of the leg, called a deep vein thrombosis (dvt). This should be evaluated ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience 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 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Arbes
43 years experience Podiatry
Have it checked: Lowe leg tenderness and swelling, particularly when these symptoms are in one leg only, suggests phlebitis or even venous thrombosis. It would be wise ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Alittlepatella alta: Any more details injury patella alta your patella is a little high and knee hyperextended loose logenta high patella usually get you subluxation patel ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadeem Shaikh
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Blood clot : this could be a serious condition seek medical help immediately
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Graham
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Get it looked at: Anytime somithing inside the knee causes irritation, the knee will swell. This is called an effusion. Effusions are not normal in a normal knee. At y ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
IT IS CALLED INCIPIE: Nt edema. Not due to heart failure.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Leg swelling pain: I am experiencing leg swelling, leg pain, calf pain and cold extremities. The following also describe me: leg tenderness, Calf pain, and Leg pain ANS ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience Family Medicine
Treat the cause: At 33 you should not have signifiant leg swelling unless you have serious medical problem. The most common one at your age would be obesity. If that i ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sciatica: It is very likely you have sciatica. The sciatic nerve can be irritated with by many things. Recommend NSAIDs, exercise and ab strengthening. Sleep ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Leg pain: If not activity related could be related to blood clot (dvt), could be infectious such as cellulitis, or could be inflamed such as gout. Not enough in ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Yes...: Swelling may develop at and around the surgical site. Veins and lymphatic channels may have been affected leading to swelling.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Post skin Trauma: This sure sounds normal and expected. I do not know what question you are asking given the way your question is written, but any skin trauma, includin ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Leg swelling is due: To multiple causes and we treat the root of the problem. Check out these links. Take care! http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/leg-swelling/my00592 ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred Birnbaum
42 years experience Podiatry
Complex question: If the cause is poor venous circulation- elevation of legs frequently, compression hose, salt restriction and and leg toning exercise are all easy to ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
28 years experience General Surgery
Leg pain: This could be musculoskeletal or related to a vascular condition ie veins or artery see your pcp to see if you need an ultrasound.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Koppel
27 years experience Podiatry
Maybe: I'm going to guess what you are trying to ask here, b/c your question is all over the place. Weight gain can lead to leg swelling, though one would e ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many causes: Many causes of foot swelling. Without knowing your medical history it is impossible to say what's going on in your case. If it persists get it checked ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Leg swelling, definitely from fluid accumulation; abdominal swelling - from fat accumulation or a GI perforation.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
3 most common: Shin splints, extensor tendonitis, neuritis....
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
26 years experience Podiatry
BuzzBuzz : The swelling is an allergic reaction to the sting. Rest elevate contrast warm moist compress with cool compress monitor for infection: ie increa ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Unlikely: The physical activity may have caused some bursitis and rest should relieve the symptoms. You may take acetaminophen for pain. For good health - Have ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Martin Linder
42 years experience Family Medicine
Less salt: Bilateral leg swelling can have many cause spanning benign as well as serious diagnosis. You should see your family doctor asap, but until then if you ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
22 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: There are many possible reasons for knee pain and swelling. They include things like trauma, infection, overuse, and many more. A doctor can provide ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
No,as there are: Many causes need careful evaluation by md to get right therapy for you!
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Newton
18 years experience Pain Management
Achilles: Sounds like inflammation of the achilles tendon. This should improve with relative rest, ice, compression and elevation if you develop swelling. You ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Any injury?: A more serious cause would be a clot or deep venous thrombosis. If the swelling is worsening and you have pain get it checked out.
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A member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See a doctor: If there is pain you need to be concerned of a blood clot.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
With Pain or not?: This can be edema or could be arthritis. See you physican to clarify this and then to see if need to see a consultant
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tara Passow
39 years experience Dermatology
To be expected: Lack of movement can increase the chance of swelling in the legs, especially when sitting. Standing and walking periodically can help prevent this. Lo ... Read More
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