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A 43-year-old female asked:

I've got a swollen leg with a painful calf from back off knee. calf is starting too bulge. am taking naprosyn (naproxen) ec 500 mg with furosemide 20 mg?

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Dr. Mark Dickson
General Surgery 24 years experience
May be a big problem: There are different possible causes for this. A blood clot in the deep vein needs treatment right away. So does a problem with the blood supply to the lower leg and foot. An infection or injury to the muscles can also cause it and needs treatment also. Go to the nearest ER tonight to start the evaluation and begin appropriate treatment if necessary.
Last updated Aug 19, 2017

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