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Leg swelling

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
Several things: It could be cellulitis, deep or superficial venous thrombosis , lymphadema.
Dr. Douglas Joyce
Phlebology 40 years experience
Many things: Leg vein disease. A blockage in the vein drainage in the pelvis also can cause this. This can be the result of a mass in the pelvis such as ovarian c... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
See below: Elevation and compression.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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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
Dr. Scott Koppel
Podiatry 28 years experience
Compression hose: There are many causes of leg swelling or edema including vein disease, medication, kidney or heart conditions, and lymphatic disease. Elevation or s... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
Podiatry 22 years experience
Yes if non compliant: Need to elevate and rest. Swelling decrease healing.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
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 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Klein
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
?infection: Leg swelling could be due to infection, allergy, poor circulation/congestive heart failure or lymphadema. If you have leg swelling you should see yo... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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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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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: Blood clots need ruled out.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 36 years experience
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
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
Podiatry 9 years experience
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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