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I was on indomethacin for 3 weeks have had extremely swollen legs and ankles stopped medicine. And now so sick to my stomach and vomiting.?

I was on indomethacin for 3 weeks have had extremely swollen legs and ankles stopped medicine. And now so sick to my stomach and vomiting.?

See doc ASAP: This could be related to the Indomethacin use... Kidney problems from the medicine use can cause swelling into the legs and ankles. But it can also be completely unrelated. With the leg swelling and now vomiting, your symptoms are serious enough to warrant a thorough evaluation by your doctor. If your doctor is not available, please go to urgent care or ed. ...Read more

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Leg Swelling (Definition)

Leg swelling could be due to infection, allergy, poor circulation/congestive heart failure or lymphadema. If you have leg swelling you ...Read more


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My stomach is bloated and uncomfortable. Left hand gets numb when woking and difficulty in standing up due to back pain. Both legs and hands swell.

My stomach is bloated and uncomfortable. Left hand gets numb when woking and difficulty in standing up due to back pain. Both legs and hands swell.

Maybe not one issue?: There are lots of reasons for abdominal discomfort & bloating, & not all of them are due to the GI tract. Even "functional" syndromes may be present without underlying "disease." however psbo (paralyzed gut) due to metabolic & inflammatory conditions nearby (like an untreated infection of the urinary tract)must be considered & addressed. Check with your doctor for examination & treatment options. ...Read more

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No stones, no infection, no obstruction. But recent left side pain and swollen legs. U/S shows left mild pelvicaliectasis. Causes? Pretty scared.

No stones, no infection, no obstruction. But recent left side pain and swollen legs. U/S shows left mild pelvicaliectasis. Causes? Pretty scared.

Pelvicaliectasis: Pelvicaliectasis is a dilated renal pelvis and calyces. It is not synonymous with the word hydronephrosis. Pelvicaliectasis exists when the renal pelvis and calyces are dilated without any evidence of obstruction. Common causes of pelvicaliectasis include an ileal loop diversion, prune belly syndrome, multicystic dysplastic kidney, and polycystic kidney disease. See a nephrologist soon. ...Read more

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Sunburn swollen legs ankles what should I do?

Sunburn swollen legs ankles what should I do?

Apply aloe: Elevate the legs and take an antiinflammatory like Motrin or alleve if not contraindicated for any reason. ...Read more

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Is menopause related to swollen legs (calves)?

Is menopause related to swollen legs (calves)?

No: Swelling in your legs is not a symptom of menopause. This might be concerning for other problems such as heart disease. This should prompt evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more

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Swollen legs, feet and hands?

Swollen legs, feet and hands?

Find cause: I suggest you start with your family dr. ...Read more

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Does any doctor here know where to buy pants for someone with lymphedema swollen legs?

Does any doctor here know where to buy pants for someone with lymphedema swollen legs?

Med Supply Store: What you may be looking for are graduated compression stockings. These are not the generic support hose bought at a drug store although they can be very helpful. For lymphedema a heavier stocking is usually required and needs a prescription designating the pressure of the stocking needed, eg 20 or 40 mmHg pressure. These are usually found at medical supply stores. ...Read more

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Been having right sided headaches along with extremely tender swollen legs and can barely walk from the combination of the two what could it be?

Been having right sided headaches along with extremely tender swollen legs and can barely walk from the combination of the two what could it be?

Needs Evaluation: This combination of symptoms is worrisome. You need a complete exam and workup. Are your upper extremities also swollen. Are you on any meds like bc pills? This could be some sort o blood clotting problem. I would see a physician immediately! ...Read more

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I am concerned about my swollen legs, I was induced, had a 24 hour labor and had a c section, my legs are very swollen and it concerns me, please help?

I am concerned about my swollen legs, I was induced, had a 24 hour labor and had a c section, my legs are very swollen and it concerns me, please help?

Swelling common: Swelling in the legs is common after a cesarean section. It usually is gone by about a week after delivery. Sit with your feet up and avoid salt. However it might be a sign of toxemia - blood pressure problems of pregnancy - or of blood clots in the legs. Call your doctor for elevated blood pressure, headaches or one leg is swollen and painful. ...Read more

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What could cause swollen legs?

What could cause swollen legs?

Leg swelling.: Many things from simple dietary indiscretions, such as an excess of salt, to medical conditions including congestive heart failure, kidney insufficiency or liver insufficiency, can cause the legs to swell. Could also be related to arthritis, gout, plantar fasciitis or even medications (calcium channel blockers or NSAIDs like Naproxen). Work-up is necessary. ...Read more

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Can appendix cause pain on legs or swollen legs?

Can appendix cause pain on legs or swollen legs?

Not directly: Appendicitis is inflammation of the appendix and is a medical emergency. Many cases of appendicitis require removal of the inflamed appendix by laparotomy or laparoscopy due to the high mortality associated with rupture of the appendix, which may lead to severe complications such as peritonitis and sepsis. It is not directly a cause of leg pain, but when inflamed the leg movements can illicit pain. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for swollen legs due to sunburn?

What is the treatment for swollen legs due to sunburn?

First: take an anti-: Inflammatory agents. For Ibuprofen the dose is 10 mg/kg/dose taken after meals every 8 hrs. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is not an anti-inflammatory drug and it also taken every 4 hrs. It is much less doable outside a hospital setting. Tylenol (acetaminophen) dosing is 10-15 mg/kg/dose every 4 hrs. ...Read more

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Do swollen legs from Meloxicam cause Itching?

Do swollen legs from Meloxicam cause Itching?

It may: Meloxicam like all NSAIDs can cause edema, but the itching, if due to Mexican, us a sign of allergy. Suggest stopping for several days to a week to find out. In the meanttime substitute another NSAID like Aleve (naproxen) or ibuprofen for the pain. If not improved look for another cause. Your history shows you, 've used ibuprofen. ...Read more

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Help! Burning pain, swollen legs and weakness. What can I do?

Help! Burning pain, swollen legs and weakness. What can I do?

Diabetic?: You should consider asking your doctor to test you for it. Does anyone in your family have diabetes? ...Read more

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What will my blood be tested for if I go in with severely swollen legs/feet/ankles?

What will my blood be tested for if I go in with severely swollen legs/feet/ankles?

It depends: With blood tests, they may order certain tests that look for inflammatory processes such as arthritis, infection etc. They may look for medical reasons for swelling that might indicate thyroid problems, electrolyte issues. There are many possible tests that can be ordered, so ask the doctor what tests are being ordered, and why. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve swollen legs, it's due to my heart condition and is a little uncomfortable at times?

What can I do to relieve swollen legs, it's due to my heart condition and is a little uncomfortable at times?

It depends: You have to determine if your swollen legs are due to blood clot, congestive heart failure, chf, or venous insufficiency. The treatment is very different for each of these conditions. ...Read more

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After 3.5 hour car ride very swollen legs and ankles. Lasted 3 days. Normal BP. Other time swollen after walking &bus. Very swollen after flight. Why?

After 3.5 hour car ride very swollen legs and ankles. Lasted 3 days. Normal BP. Other time swollen after walking &bus. Very swollen after flight. Why?

See below: Swelling of feet and legs could be from insufficiency where valves in veins cannot overcome gravity and blood settles in legs and feet. Lymphedema can also cause fluid to accumulate there. Elevate feet/legs whenever possible. Elastic stockings and compression therapy may help. See your physician for evaluation to find cause and get treatment. ...Read more

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Nick Clark has swollen feet and swollen legs for an unknown reason what's wrong with him what does he have.?

Nick Clark has swollen feet and swollen legs for an unknown reason what's wrong with him what does he have.?

Swelling: Nick Clark needs to see a physician to be evaluated. There are many possible causes for lower extremity swelling. ...Read more

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I am 20 years old, and I have swollen legs and feet, the GP gave me water tablets. But they don not really help me.?

I am 20 years old, and I have swollen legs and feet, the GP gave me water tablets. But they don not really help me.?

Peripheral edema: The question is did your GP try to find out why you have edema like do you have Cardiac or Renal or liver or thyroid disease or PVD. Once the etiology is identified, appropriate treatment could be given ...Read more

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Due to lupus nephritis I had swollen legs that left stretch marks 8 years ago! I'm sick of the appearance and want it gone. Can it be done by surgery?

Due to lupus nephritis I had swollen legs that left stretch marks 8 years ago! I'm sick of the appearance and want it gone. Can it be done by surgery?

Not a good idea: I understand your concern but I woud be cautious. WE need to know about your total health, Surgery may add addition scars. It depends on whether you have redundent tissue. You can discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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I am 52 black female who is obese I have the following wrong swollen legs I am incontient lower back problems can't raised legs to get in out of car?

I am 52 black female who is obese I have the following wrong swollen legs I am incontient lower back problems can't raised legs to get in out of car?

If you haven't: Sought medical care for these symptoms yet - it is important to do so. The obesity may be impacting other symptoms. Recommend you start with comprehensive medical evaluation & discuss weight loss program with your physician. Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, ...Read more

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What causes swollen legs?

What causes swollen legs?

Various causes: The commonest causes of bilateral leg swelling are fluid retention which may be caused by weak or incompetent veins, heart failure, liver or kidney disorders, some medications, excess salt ingestion, underactive thyroid, etc. Your physician will evaluate you and order any needed tests in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Do you have any suggestions for care of elderly person with swollen legs?

Do you have any suggestions for care of elderly person with swollen legs?

1st find cause: Before discussing treatment options, we always need to figure out cause of problem. Swollen legs could be due to blood clot, kidney failure, heart failure, liver failure or just venous insufficiency (vein failure). Each cause requires different approach. So it's best to take patient to see Family Doc (or Geriatrician if elderly) for complete evaluation then treatment as appropriate. ...Read more

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35 yr old male. Dull aches in right peck and arm. Swollen legs. What could this be?

35 yr old male. Dull aches in right peck and arm. Swollen legs. What could this be?

Dangerous: Could be lung, liver, heart, kidney and miscellaneous disease. Check with your doc. This is nothing to fool around. See your doc asap. ...Read more

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Do you know where to buy pants for someone with lymphedema swollen legs, I mean waist is not a problem?

Do you know where to buy pants for someone with lymphedema swollen legs, I mean waist is not a problem?

Medical supply store: Graduated compression hose generally require a prescription from you doctor. They will need to specify the extent of the pressure needed and you will need to get measured for them. This is usually a service of a medical supply store in your community. These are generally not available at pharmacies or drug stores. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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Dr. Jay Yepuri
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Bloating Or Abdominal Fullness (Definition)

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