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Is overweigth for 50 lbs can cause leg swelling or enlarge leg w/o pain and redness just little big cmpare to left leg after i was cured of cillulitis?

Is overweigth for 50 lbs can cause leg swelling or enlarge leg w/o pain and redness just little big cmpare to left leg after i was cured of cillulitis?

Maybe: I'm going to guess what you are trying to ask here, b/c your question is all over the place. Weight gain can lead to leg swelling, though one would expect both legs to swell. If you had cellulitis in a leg, it can lead to a long standing swelling problem. Consider use of medical compression hose, 20-30mm hg. Knee high should work. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

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


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Left leg swelling and redness, what could it be?

Left leg swelling and redness, what could it be?

Several things: The one thing you want to make sure you don't have first is a blood clot. Clots in deep or superficial veins can do this. It could also be an infection. Need to get it checked out. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have left leg swelling and numbness along with left arm swelling and numbness. Vascular?

Is it possible to have left leg swelling and numbness along with left arm swelling and numbness. Vascular?

Leg and arm numbness: yes. Numbness typically implies nerve irritation. Leg and arm numbness both could be vascular issue from bleeding in the brain. Would recommend to see a neurologist or local PCP in your area. ...Read more

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I noticed tenderness in my left leg while walking today. I also have a small red raised spot that is tender when touched. No leg swelling or pain?

I noticed tenderness in my left leg while walking today. I also have a small red raised spot that is tender when touched. No leg swelling or pain?

It could be many: without visible picture of the red spot it is hard to guess it could be an inflammed superficial vein it could be the beginning of cellulitis it could be from shaving if you have done that recently my advice if it does not go away after applying warm compresser and a topical antibiotic go and see your doctor ...Read more

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Muliple retroperitoneal nodes, Intermediate Uveitis,Petechiae, liver upper limits,left leg swelling, nodes in neck less 1cm, Lower back pain.Thoughts

Muliple retroperitoneal nodes, Intermediate Uveitis,Petechiae, liver upper limits,left leg swelling, nodes in neck less 1cm, Lower back pain.Thoughts

Sarcoid vs lymphoma: Retroperitnoeal lymph nodes and uveitis remind me of sarcoidosis we should also think of lymphoma which could have infiltrated the bone marrow and caused petechiae due to low platelets i advise you to check with your physician to start looking for the cause and stop guessing ...Read more

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For 1yr I have felt tired, short of breath, pain in chest/back on mid/right, migraines, sore joints, leg swelling/left leg.Every test in the world done but no answers.What should I do?No quality of life.

For 1yr I have felt tired, short of breath, pain in chest/back on mid/right, migraines, sore joints, leg swelling/left leg.Every test in the world done but no answers.What should I do?No quality of life.

Symptoms: I am sorry to hear about your struggle. Unfortunately, you're not alone. In that case, psychological issues should be ruled out (stress, depression, etc.). Also, strange as it is, i believe that there may be some toxic substances you are exposed to in the food you eat especially if it is full of preservatives, additives, gmos, etc. It may be worthwhile to go more organic. ...Read more

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What would cause both of my shins to turn purple. I also have left ankle and leg swelling. My boyfriends shins are worse than mine with blisters?

What would cause both of my shins to turn purple. I also have left ankle and leg swelling. My boyfriends shins are worse than mine with blisters?

Fractures / vascular: The purple color may be indicative of stress fractures, but it also sound s like you may have a vascular issue going on here. Many factors such as your medical history and activity level come into play here. I would definitely see a doctor as soon as possible and not wait with what you are describing. ...Read more

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What would cause pain and numbness of the left arm and leg, swelling of the left ankle and foot, during periods only?

What would cause pain and numbness of the left arm and leg, swelling of the left ankle and  foot, during periods only?

Uncertain: This is something you should take your physician. The swelling in one leg or an ankle may be related to the venous return from the lower extremity. The pain and numbness in one arm and leg could suggest a neurologic system. This is why you should take this to your physician. ...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