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Lower leg swelling knee and below. Injured knee 3 days ago.Have been wraping it.Took off wraps to find swelling . E.R. or wait female 54 working out caused sore knee thus now swelling after wrapping

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The swelling may be due to the wrap preventing appropriate circulation and fluid return in the lower leg. We call this edema. I would recommend that you see your primary care doctor for evaluation of your knee injury to rule out a sprain or tear in the supporting structures. It is unlikley that you have a clot in your leg but this can also be assessed.
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Dr. Randy L. Lisch answered:

I have r lower leg swelling for about 6 months dvt u/s neg xrays ,knee hip and foot neg. I had a chest xray fatty deposits around heart ?

Possible lymphedema

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This may be due to lymphedema with the heart deposits that will cause swelling to the area. This may also be due to some other form of vascular compromise to your right lower extermity, not a DVT. Your vascular surgeon should be able to ascertain why the swelling persists.
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Dr. Nolan Segal answered:

Leg swelling between my knee and calf in my left leg.Inside of leg only.Venous doppler&arterial blood flow study both negative.No heart disease.Ideas?

Popliteal cyst

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This could be a popliteal cyst (Baker's) cyst. This comes from behind the knee and can sometimes leak fluid into the calf.
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Dr. Tariq Niazi answered:

Can leg swelling from sunburn cause blood clots?

Might do. Indirectly

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by resting the legs to reduce the swelling. That, with some dehydration, or an injury to the legs might damage the veins to result in a Blood Clot. Not a common cause though, unless you are predisposed to clotting.
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Dr. Michael Miller answered:

Might drinking too many fluids cause leg swelling?

Water and gravity

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Our bodies need a large amount of water to keep organs functioning. The vessels that carry the fluids are not perfect and they can leak. Also, our tissues have a certain amount of water to stay moist and pliable. Gravity works to pull the fluids down towards the feet even in healthy people. It will worsen as the day progresses. Treatment is compression socks/elevation. Avoid water pills
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Dr. Corey Fox answered:

Can too much bakery food cause ankle and leg swelling?

Yes

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A diet high in carbohydrates can result in water retention, which can show as swelling of the ankles.
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Is there anything that can cause charlie horses and leg swelling?

Over use?

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Charlie horse or cramp would be a reaction to too much lactic acid built up in muscle, and can be a reaction to over use. The swelling I am not sure about, so a visit to your MD is advisable
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what would cause your legs to Swell from your ankles to your knees even on water pills?

Few reasons

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You should see your internist, any possibility you are pregnant?
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Dr. Alvin Stein answered:

Why does ibuprofen and naproxen cause ankle swelling, and meloxicam cause ankle and leg swelling? Should I get my kidneys checked?

Side effect

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The NSAIDs have a side effect of retaining fluid and can cause a host of other bad problems. They are NOT innocuous pills to be taken like candy. This fluid retention is a serious issue. and you need to avoid these medications Better to find ou what is toxic in your body that needs to be cleansed rather then take dangerous medication to cover symptoms.
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