A 33-year-old female asked:
I've noticed that shortly after taking aspirin, my lower legs swell. i'm only 33 years old. why does this happen?
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Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Aspirin intolerance: While people generally think of aspirin as benign, it is actually a powerful medicine that can have serious side effects. Fluid retention is a rarely reported side effect of aspirin. I would take this as a message from your body that you do not tolerate aspirin and I strongly advise you to not take it again. You may (or may not) tolerate similar medicines such as ibuprofen.
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Last updated Nov 5, 2015
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