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Congestive Heart Failure Leg Swelling
If someone with CHF has swelling of leg(also cold to touch and bluish color) s that a normal symptom of having congestive heart failure ?
Heart failure is a complex set of conditions in which the heart "fails" to pump a normal amount of blood with each beat. This can be due to poor squeezing function (systolic heart failure) and/or a stiff heart incapable of filling normally (diastolic heart failure). Common symptoms include swelling and trouble breathing, particularly when ...Read more
I have congestive heart failure and I have never had swelling of my feet but lately my feet swell a little some afternoons. Is this connected to CHF?
Could ankle swelling that gets very painful during exercise be a sign of congestive heart failure?
Congestive heart failure is causing clear fluid to leak through my skin on both legs from ankle to mid-calf. Treatment?
Is it dangerous to stop taking a diuretic if you have congestive heart failure and high blood pressure and edema in legs?
Stop diuretic?: Why would one want to stop a diuretic with edema? The person in question should discuss the idea of stopping diuretics with the physician who ordered them and have the physician explain to that person why that is not a good idea. Apart from the fact that the edema will not resolve off diuretics, the person's BP will likely worsen off diuretic therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dependent edema: In congestive heart failure, the parts of the body lowest will swell. Usually that means the ankles. Arm swelling might occur if someone lays flat and dangles their arms lower. It may also occur if there is an internal blockage in the return of blood flow from the upper body to the heart (superior vena cava syndrome). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What would cause my right foot to swell? Congestive heart failure has been ruled out. No injury to this foot.
Basically, it is a condition in which your heart becomes an inefficient pump. As a result, fluid backs up into your lungs and also your lower extremities. There are numerous causes for this but ischemic heart disease is the most common cause. This can be diagnosed by laboratory test, chest xray, as well as an echo or ...Read more
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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