A 48-year-old member asked:
is it possible that being overweight cause edema in the lower leg area?
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Dr. John Scott answered
20 years experience Bariatrics
Obesity causes edema: Obesity can be a contributing factor for lower body edema, as well as blood clots, poor nutrition, heart issues, and other factors. A thorough exam and work up by a physician is recommended.
Answered on Dec 19, 2014
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