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A 30-year-old female asked:

Delivered baby 16 months,still feel body edema,left leg and ankle larger than right,knee pain,breastfeeding?

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Dr. Magdala Beauvil
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Edema: Lower extremity edema is very common after having a baby. However 16 months is a long time since giving birth to experience this. Signs of a deep vein thrombosis include swelling, pain especially in the calf area, redness. It is best to have this evaluated by a doctor.

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