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swelling in one leg during pregnancy

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Pena
24 years experience in Fertility Medicine
If unilateral - DVT?: While it is common to have swollen lower extremities postpartum as fluid shifts occur after delivery, this is usually bilateral. If the swelling is u ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Jones singer
37 years experience in Gynecology
Call your doctor: I suggest you let your doctor be aware of the swelling and discomfort in your foot and ankle. You should be evaluated for a blood clot.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
16 years experience in General Surgery
Compression stocking: The pressure of the baby on to draining system- veins is one of the causes for venous reflux. To prevent swelling, pain, and cramps use compression s ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ted Anderson
27 years experience in Gynecology
See your doctor: No need to worry. Many underlying problems or disorders can be accentuated by pregnancy, some will flare temporarily and some will decrease during pr ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience in Wound care
Water and gravity: Our bodies have a large amount of water needed to keep organs functioning. The vessels that carry the fluids are not perfect and they can leak. Also, ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Toppin
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Some patient will have edema through delivery and for a few weeks after birth. Others who have mild edema will find that in the even ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
No: They would be unrelated.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Imaging: If you are not convinced that the low bhcg rules out pregnancy, see your doctor for an ultrasound examination of the pelvis.
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 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Possible: Venous blood clot is one possibility. It is imperative that you see your doctor for an in-person evaluation.

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