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why do my legs swell during the day

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Hawley
23 years experience Family Medicine
Swelling of one leg: Swelling of one leg could be the sign of serious medical problem, such as a blood clot, that needs immediate attention.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Go to ER: The "help", I'm afraid is a scalpel! Sounds like yu have an infected sebaceous cyst (sweat gland) You need care today!! Hope this helps Dr Z
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
25 years experience Podiatry
Sitting all day: can cause dependent edema which is a venous issue. Try moving your foot up and down while sitting to make the calf muscle contract and squeeze the vei ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Evalutation: He may have an infection of the knee joint itself and the fluid may need to be aspirated and sent for culture. He may need to have a course of iv or o ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Legs swell at night: you are almost certainly eating more salt than your body can get rid of. Go to wikipedia and then get back with us. Discuss with your Dr.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen: There are a lot of potential causes, from vascular, inflammatory, and neurologic causes among others. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usu ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Restless legs: Consult your doctor. Your itching is due to restless leg syndrome. Have him check your iron.
A male asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Diabetes?: Diabetic neuropathy can account for all the symptoms you mention. You should discuss these with your doctor as they can be both hazardous and manageab ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Thomajan
15 years experience Podiatry
Venous insuffiency: Consider a consultation with a vascular clinic for a non invasive vascular exam for definitive diagnosis, in the meantime buy some compression hose 15 ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
36 years experience Family Medicine
Common as response: Orgasm causes many physiologic responses. A common one is leg shaking (or body) sometimes for several minutes afterwards. Some have called these kinds ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Since : Since the cause of the leg pain has not been identified, i recommend that you get a thorough evaluation by your physician.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
It would be helpful: If you state specifically where they hurt. The swelling part is a bit of a concern as swelling in the morning is not as common as swelling say in the ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
44 years experience Travel Medicine
Plantar Fasciitis?: Plantar fasciitis: if you are having pain with first steps in am or pain after resting during the day and then trying to walk; a pain that makes you h ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
42 years experience Cardiology
Dehydration: Electrolyte imbalance and dehydration can cause muscle cramps and pain
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Bromson
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Need more info: There are lots of causes of lower leg pain, and without knowing your medical history, it can be hard to determine. Assuming you are healthy, it is qu ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Postural: This may be related to the postion that you sleep in. Or it could be a pinched nerve. Do you have any other symptoms or mucles pains? You doctor or ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Would need : To see you and them together to give you a good reason. Sincei can't see them - in general, people with swollen legs or flatfeet often have these comp ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See below: As these issues are related to your gynecological condition i would ask your gynecologist good luck thank you.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Dehydration: Alcohol has many consequences including dehydration. It is a diuretic and this can lead to as long as several days to get back into balance.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Fasciitis : The plantar fascia attaches 2 the heel and with inflammation comes swelling so when u r off ur feet the fascia swells and since or bodies have great p ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
26 years experience Podiatry
Foot pain: Pain on the feet when arising from a resting position is not normal. Please see your local podiatrist or foot and ankle specialist for a thorough exam ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Burning extremity: It could be peripheral neuropathy which is damage of peripheral nerves which could be from multiple causes. See a doc.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Need mroe informati: WE need more information. Do the knees swell? Are the knees and thighs tender to touch? You need to ask your physician to evaluate you and if necess ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Not sure: a work up including blood work is indicated see your doctor
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