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Emphysema Problems Retention Ankle Swelling
Right heart strain: This is usually related to right heart strain from lung disease or from pulmonary hypertension (high pressure in the pulmonary vascular bed). Patients with advanced copd/emphysema develop increased pressure in their lungs which causes the right side of the heart to dilate/enlarge. This in turn causes fluid retention in the legs/ankles (known as edema). ...Read more
COPD may include chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or both. Chronic bronchitis is the production of increased mucus caused by inflammation. Bronchitis is considered chronic if you cough and produce excess mucus most days for three months in a year, two years in a row. Emphysema is a disease that damages the air sacs and/or the smallest breathing tubes in the lungs. ...Read more
Hi, I have copd and thalamus pain on the right side. I live basically a very sedimentary life style. Can this cause right ankle swelling?
Here are some...: Your described clinical scenario should alert a professional mind to worry about possible blood clots in deep veins or varicose veins of right lower leg. To help solve the mystery of current health concern, follow instructions described in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby, you gain much insight on how to work closely with doc so to deduce right Dx for right Rx, care, & counseling. ...Read more
Would ankle swelling that goes down completely while sleeping be from heart problems? Have pericardial effusion 25 yrs etiology unknown no effect
Pain?: Depending on your medical history, this could be a lot of things. If there is pain and you are post menopausal, you could have gout. Other possible conditions include arthritis, diabetic charcot foot, infection (usually an open wound is associated with this), etc. There are many possibilities. If it continues to bother you, see your pcp for a referral to a specialist. ...Read more
Why Swelling?: Swelling can be a symptom of many problems from simple things such as illfitting shoes or too tight of socks. However ankle swelling can be a symptom of arthritis particularly if associated with pain. Too much fluid in your body secondary to decreased kidney function is a possible cause. Varicose veins can cause swelling. The reasons are multiple so before treatment try to find out the cause. ...Read more
Comfortable shoes,: Support stockings, elevate the feet as often as possible, watch the salt intake. ...Read more
Injury?: Ankle issues in patients your age most commonly develop from a traumatic or overuse injury. Was there an injury or are you exercising/in training? Early treatment involves rest, ice, compression (with a brace or elastic wrap) and elevation. It's difficult to give you more advice without more information. If I can help, then join my care team at www. Healthtap. Com/dr-clarkeholmes ...Read more
I am experiencing ankle swelling. And I noticed on my shin there's an indent and it's discolored?
More info?: Is it both ankles or just one? Did you injure your ankle? How long has it been swelling? Getting worse? Any new meds? Have you had similar problems in the past? If lasting more than a few days see your MD ...Read more
Calf pain: Blood clots, known as "deep venous thrombosis " or "dvt" can occur in the calf of the leg (one of the most common sites). Dvt's are characterized by pain, swelling and localized tenderness. Most commonly they occur after surgery, trauma, or prolonged periods of immobility (like a long airplane flight. ...Read more
More Information: Without more information it is difficult to determine if there might be something more going on. It is important to know whether you had a injury and what type, what treatment you have had, and what diagnostic studies have been performed in order to gather a more clear picture. ...Read more
Ankle swelling: And pain is a very common injury in those who play soccer. Frequently the supporting ankle ligaments are stretched, even injured, with rapid turns and pivots while running....let alone kicking. Elevate your ankle and apply ice (a bag of frozen peas works well) for 15 minutes 3 times a day. Brace for support. Avoid playing if painful. See Doc/Sports Med if persists 5-7 days. Stay well:) ...Read more
Ankle swelling: This could be from a previous injury or arthritic change in the ankle joint. You could also have a biomechanical imbalance that causes you to ambulate and put stress upon the ankle. A gait analysis, x-ray and or an if necessary an MRI can help to determine the source of the ankle swelling. ...Read more
Is ankle swelling a symptom of tildiem diltiazem? And if so, how can you get rid of it? Does it last a long time?
Diltiazem edema: Cardizem (C) related edema (E) is caused by preferential arteriolar or precapillary dilation without commensurate dilation in the venous or postcapillary circulation. This is the origin of peripheral edema with C therapy. Using a drug such as valosartan in combination dilates venous capacitance vessels with consequent normalization of intracapillary pressure eliminating the E. ...Read more
I cut my leg about 2" below my knee and got 7 stitches. Why is my ankle swelling every day and its all squishy also?
Get it checked out: Whenever there is an injury you will get swelling in the healing process. Make sure there are no signs of infection. You should also be checked by your regular doc or podiatrist to evaluate the stitches and wound. ...Read more
Get a burning painful feeling on the top of my left foot. It doesn't hurt to touch but I do have ankle swelling. Not an isolated incident. I?
Lump & swelling: That combination of symptoms indicates a need for you to see your doc ASAP. He/she will help you identify and rule out causes. That will give you a healthier life and peace of mind. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Ankle swelling cause:
Foot, leg, and ankle swelling is common with the following situations: being overweight
blood clot in the leg, calcium channel blockers, increased age, leg infection, varicose veins in the legs, congestive heart failure as well as kidney failure, among other causes. See a physician to find out what is causing the ankle swelling for a treatment. Plan and a cure. Good luck. ...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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