A 71-year-old male asked:
i wore a tight knee brace all night. now my lower leg and foot are swollen. no pain or tingling. keeping it elevated, but not getting better?
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Dr. James White answered
30 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Ultrasound Review: Acute swelling symptoms, one should be concerned about deep venous thrombosis. This life threatening problem can be determined on physical exam and a focus venous ultrasound examination by a physician skill in treating venous disease. Check out the american venous forum or american college of phlebology. I recommend review.
Answered on May 12, 2015
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