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Who knows how to wrap a leg to reduce leg edema

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
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Leg edema: Anyone who treats lymphedema and most who treat varicose veins and venous insufficiency will know how to wrap properly. It is important to remember t ... Read More
Dr. Ted King
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Leg edema: There are a number of sites on the web about treatment for leg edema, including http://www.Lymphnet.Org/ good luck.

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Dr. Neal Skop
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27 years experience Cardiology
Potassium: potassium supplementation is typically given in conjunction with a diuretic for patients with volume issues therefore in and of itself it will not red ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
54 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Elevation: Keeping your legs elevated generally reduces swelling; diuretics can be used also but something that should be prescribed after a full evaluation.
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Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities: Some causes of swelling of the legs can include systemic problems such as hypertension, and problems with the kidneys and localized issues such as art ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
LE edema, CKD: if you have edema you may be fluid overloaded.Usually an increase in BUN( urea) which occurs in CKD causes itching but your burning may be a variation ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathryn Dobbs
21 years experience Family Medicine
Snakes: It sounds like varicose veins with the bulging and calf pain.
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Dr. Jill Summerfield
36 years experience Internal Medicine
The : The swelling may be due to the wrap preventing appropriate circulation and fluid return in the lower leg. We call this edema. I would recommend that y ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Durgin
20 years experience General Surgery
Knee pain: No i would not recommend wearing it to bed. Hey constrictive wrap around the leg while in mobile such as during sleep could promote blood clots. Keep ... Read More
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Dr. Howard Fox
42 years experience Podiatry
You : You may have torn a ligament. Ligaments don't show up on routine x-rays, so the only way to "see" them is by having an MRI of your ankle. Unlike b ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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Baker’s cyst?: Please let your doctor check out your knee. You might be having a cyst of a joint effusion. Both will need to be properly evaluated by your doctor and ... Read More

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