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Edema In Legs With Uti
With rsd, lupus, chronic edema in feet, I follow with severe, seizing cramps in hands and feet...Like small "charlie horses?!?"
Decreased oxygen: With the rsd, lupus and chronic edema this would naturally lead to some kind of compromise of blood flow to the feet. When the blood flow is diminished, this will decrease the amount of oxygen to the feet and hands while building up Lactic Acid that leads to your charlie horses/cramps. See your doctor for treatment options. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Fluid in the tissues, either caused by something local to the swollen area like an injury or inflammation, or from the body's retention of water. Gravity brings the fluid to the feet & legs in that case. As a general rule, if one foot is swollen, something is wrong with the foot. If both feet are swollen, it's not the feet, but water ...Read more
I have blood clots to both legs with burning, prickly pain with numbness to outter aspects of both thighs it is worse at night. Pain in groin as well?
Not likely to be ...: Either one. Although almost any medicine can cause almost any side effect, bulging veins and feet and ankle swelling wouldn't be likely to be due to taking an snri. Estrogen could conceivably contribute to swelling and visible veins but, as dr. Isobe said, neither is likely to be the cause. Bulging veins and swelling generally means that you have an underlying vein problem that should be treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
11 days in the hospital with numbness in both legs, severe muscle spasms, bladder retention and no findings in MRI some days i cant walk what is its?
Here are some ...: I assumed you have been evaluated by neurologist. Clinically, you may be developing some sort of neurological diseases leading to neuropathy such multiple sclerosis, As to urinary retention, to prevent bladder damage by overdistention should be one of priorities of care with indwelling catheter or clean intermittent self-catheterization (CISC) - CISC is preferable. More? Ask your Doc... ...Read more
Gravity and osmosis: Distribution of excess fluid in nephrotic syndrome is throughout the body due to loss of blood proteins that hold water in the vascular system. Osmosis then drags water to areas of higher concentration. It may show more in the face because one can notice that most easily, but is generally throughout the body. This is known as anasarca. In chf, the osmotic effect is not present, so gravity wins. ...Read more
Diagnosed with peripheral artery disease in legs. Abnormal echogram in heart positive ANA. Memory loss and chest pain and achy sore feet .help.
Neurologist: Memory problems, leg pain. A general neurologist may be able to address both of these. Unfortunately there are only 5 neurologists in Florida who are certified in Behavioral Neurology (memory disorders) (Two in Jacksonville, two at the University of Florida in Gainsville and one in St Pete. The leg pain may be in part due to neuropathy. The ANA being positive must be taken with a grain of salt. ...Read more
Fibromyalgia: Fibromyalgia is a condition that basically consists of a "short circuited " misfire of your peripheral nervous system.It is a tricky diagnosis to make from a clinical point of you.Likewise treatment range from narcotic pain meds to anti neuropathy agents such as lyrica (pregabalin). I suggest getting a second opinion before starting any treatment regimen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not really: If you have COPD with low oxygen levels you may develop an enlarged heart. This weakened heart can cause symptoms of swelling in the legs and feet as well as shortness of breath on top of your underlying COPD. If you have more than just moderate COPD or are using oxygen or need to be using oxygen, check with your primary care doctor and you may need additional testing such as an echocardiogram. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi, I have a horseshoe kidney type with continuous inflammation in urinary stream with swelling in the right kidney.What I should do?
Abnormal fluid retention and swelling in the legs with minimal response to diuretics, retention onset was rapid , could be because methadone maintenanc?
Not likely: You should seek a full evaluation from your physician -- such swelling can be the result of cardiac, renal (kidney), liver, and/or vascular (blood vessel) problems, amongst other things. ...Read more
Other causes of severe nerve pain in both legs, feet, pelvis and groin with tingling, numbness. Mri shows no compression in spine, no diabetes. Help?
Abnormal nerve: Neuropathy is a condition resulting from abnormal nerve function. Neuropathy can be due to certain vitamin deficiencies, nerve damage due to trauma, alcohol consumption, radiation, side effects of certain medications, or due to certain medical conditions such as diabetes. Treatment varies depending on the cause of the problem. Have it evaluated and appropriately treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Edema: Swelling to the feet and ankles is common as we get older. It can be a vascular insufficiency, kidney or blood pressure issue. If you have been given a diuretic by your doctor - take it on schedule! You can try to wear support hose and elevate your fee when out of bed. If this does not relieve your issue see your doctor. Do not ignore this. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have +5 pitting edema in the lower extremities bilaterally. I also have shortness of breath when supine. Is this congestive heart failure?
Pitting Edema and: shortness of breath when laying supine certainly are suspicious of CHF. It is time for you to SEE a doctor, who can conduct a hands-on exam, get the appropriate studies and get you started on appropriate medications if needed. Don't wait. The longer you wait the more likely of permanent sequelae will develop. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Check with doc: Have you gotten your symptoms checked by a physician? Good to determine the root cause. ...Read more
23 pain cold in both legs dull,, happens often no visible swelling spider veins since young.. Not likely a blood clot in leg right if both legs ache?
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
A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more