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A 44-year-old member asked:

When leg swelling disappear when we elevate leg above heart what does that mean?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
IT IS CALLED INCIPIE: Nt edema. Not due to heart failure.
Last updated Mar 22, 2013


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