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Causes Of Swelling Near Heart
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
What would cause sudden pain and swelling on the top of left foot and ankle, no known injury and no heart prob.
Can a decayes tooth be infected and cause swelling with pain? Can an untreated infected tooth cause heart infection?
Yes: Yes to both. Decaying teeth can cause swelling and pain and may even lead to jaw bone infections. Also, the constant source of infection from an untreated infected tooth is a well known cause of endocarditis, which is the heart infection you are talking about. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What would cause excessive swelling in the feet who has heart disease and diabetes? Had triple bypass over 10 yrs ago & then stints
2 things most likely: Hi. The condition you describe is volume overload, and in the patient you describe, either congestive heart failure and/or advanced kidney disease would be the most likely cause(s). That person should see his/her doctor for help with easing pump function and diuresis. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
8mo baby, slight heart murmur, just noticed swelling in both legs below knee. Legs feel hard. Baby seems fine. What might cause this? Dangerous?
Medical exam needed: Many infants have mild heart murmurs that are of no concern. However, the firm swelling you describe is concerning. It's not likely related to the heart murmur, since heart failure in infants doesn't usually cause leg swelling, but rather poor feeding, lethargy and breathing trouble. But leg swelling should be evaluated as soon as possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible cause of upper back pain, heart palps, excess nasal & vag mucus(both white & watery), nasal & vag swelling, nausea, weepiness, fatigue?
Needs PCP eval: Hello Michele! Sorry to learn you have all these health issues. Strongly recommed you be seen by a Primary Care physician for a thorough work-up. Please atteptnto follow-thru with this recommendation. ...Read more
What causes a very low blood count (6.2) I have no signs of blood loss, no bloody stools, no blood in the urine or stomach, no cuts or wounds, i also have excessive swelling in my legs & feet, extreme fatigue, pounding heart with any kind of physical acti
Unrelated: Everybody's heart skips beats. Avoid nicotine, caffeine, and alcohol. Reduce stress and get plenty of sleep. If you're still bothered, a 24 hour recording of your heart and and echo (plus some routine lab work) would be indicated. Swelling is a completely unrelated problem. If you're female, monthly hormonal changes may be the culprit. ...Read more
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