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Bilateral Pedal Edema
Fluid in the tissues, either caused by something local to the swollen area like an injury or inflammation, or from the body's retention of water. Gravity brings the fluid to the feet & legs in that case. As a general rule, if one foot is swollen, something is wrong with the foot. If both feet are swollen, it's not the feet, but water ...Read more
See doctor now: You have a serious medical issue which needs be treated ASAP. There is not an issue which can be addressed in this forum. ...Read more
Meaning....: This means that there is fluid in both lungs. Congestive heart failure can lead to a fluid build up in both lungs but there are many other etiologies depending on the age of the patient as well as medical history. Your doctor will have more clinical information to make a more precise diagnosis as well as treatment. Good luck! ...Read more
Right hip contusion, not bearing wt., tolerates rom, bilateral pedal edema, intermittent low grade fevers?
Not always: In most instances when a patient says legs are swollen they are often are referring to edema, which is the accumulation of fluid in the extremities. However other things besides edema can cause swelling such as infection involving a body part, blood clots in veins(phlebitis), a bruise to the head or face, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Internal: derangement of the knee joint including cartilage teats of the ACL, PCL, lateral ligament or infrapatellar tendinitis. Trauma can also cause effusion or hemarthrosis ( blood in the knee joint ). No matter what you must be examined and x-rayed, probably will need an MRI or a diagnostic aspiration of the joint fluid. Call for an orthopedic consultation asap. ...Read more
Many things: Anything that allows fluid to leak from the blood or lymphatics into the lung tissue and air spaces. Infection, heart failure, sever protein malnutrition, trauma, kidney failure, etc can all do it. Overwhelming the hydrostic equilibrium or decreasing the oncotic pressure all allow fluid to move into the lung. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does Diffuse coarsened interstitial markings throughout both lungs w/bilateral hilar prominence and perihilar infiltrates mean. ?
Patient 75 yrs hypertensive diabetic with coarse crepitation and bilateral lower limb oedema
X_RAY cardiomegaly with congestion?
Venous insufficiency: Venous insufficiency is a result of malfunctioning valves of the venous sustem. The most common area for this to happen is the venous system of the legs including the deep, superficial or perforating levels. Venous insufficiency can occur in other areas, for example, in the pelvis leading to pelvic congestion syndrome. It would be unlikely that generalized edema is due to venous insufficiency. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: After bilateral nephrectomy, you would need some form of dialysis or transplant, as lack of kidney function leads called ckd leads to higher blood pressure besides salt excess, increase hormonal influences like increase angiotension and catecholamines also cause hypertension. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more