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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Leg swelling.: Many things from simple dietary indiscretions, such as an excess of salt, to medical conditions including congestive heart failure, kidney insufficien ... Read More

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
1st find cause: Before discussing treatment options, we always need to figure out cause of problem. Swollen legs could be due to blood clot, kidney failure, heart fai ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Edema/lymphedema: Are among the most common conditions causing leg swelling. Venous/ lymphatic return is impaired most of the time and elevating legs may help transient ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
He needs immediate: Medical attention. There is a strong likelihood that the massive swelling is from infections. Walking on slippery rocks in ; around the ocean can lead ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Requires exam: to determine the cause of the swelling and appropriate medication. In the meantime, until seen and evaluated, get off your feet and elevate legs on 2 ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Various causes: The commonest causes of bilateral leg swelling are fluid retention which may be caused by weak or incompetent veins, heart failure,liver or kidney di ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Swollen legs: Find out the cause and eat less salt.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Apply aloe: Elevate the legs and take an antiinflammatory like Motrin or alleve if not contraindicated for any reason.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Swelling in your legs is not a symptom of menopause. This might be concerning for other problems such as heart disease. This should prompt evaluation ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Silver
24 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Not directly: Appendicitis is inflammation of the appendix and is a medical emergency. Many cases of appendicitis require removal of the inflamed appendix by laparo ... Read More
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