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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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience 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 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Klein
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
?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 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 member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Blood clots need ruled out.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience 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 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
8 years experience 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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