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Causes Of Upper Right Leg Swelling
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
Having some problems with leg swelling from knee down . Now right leg seems to be more tight .Should I be concerned?
My mom has hypothyroid for 5 yrs and taking thyronom tab with freq checkups. She has very worst right leg swelling, no dr could solve this- need solut?
Pos ddimer. Neg ct for pe. 3 neg us. Right leg swelling, tight, pain especially in calf. Drs say no blood clot. What can I do? What could it be?
Up, Up and Away.: It sounds like your leg has an impeded venous or lymphatic return. I would try lying down and elevating your leg higher than your heart, making sure to support the leg its entire length. Applying heat to the calf may help to increase venous return. It will take several hours to notice an improvement. Be prepared to use this technique for some time. ...Read more
I am a diabetic, hypertion, ischaemic heart disease . 5 years back stenting done. Rl 5 toe amputated. I walk a small distance right leg swelling.Why?
Water and gravity: 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. ...Read more
Many things: Trauma such as broken bones, sprains, strains. Problems with veins and lymphatic systems. Systemic disorders such as high blood pressure, and heart failure. Blood clots may cause swelling of one leg. Treatment can include elevation and compressive wraps along with medication. See your primary care physician for an evaluation. ...Read more
Pericarditis : Pericarditis typically has a relatively benign course in uncomplicated cases. Conversely, patients with high-risk features (ie, high fever, large pericardial effusion, cardiac tamponade, failure to respond to antiinflammatory therapy) are at increased risk of short-term complications. Leg swelling is not a common presentation of pericarditis, but could potentially be a feature of heart failure. ...Read more
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