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My Grandmother is 94 years old & has fluid leaking from her leg. She is supposed to take a water pill but doesn't. should I be worried?

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She should keep her legs elevated, perhaps have cores soon stockings and take her water pills. Beware ulceration and infection.
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Dr. Joe Griffin answered:

I have a bullet wound in leg that is leaking fluids. what should i do?

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I suggest you see a doctor immediately.
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Dr. Tharesh Udupa answered:

I have a cut on my leg and it is leaking clear fluid. Does this mean I have an infection?

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if there is a cut and drainage involved, you need to have it checked out because left untreated it can lead to an infection. Make sure you keep the cut bandaged and clean until you are seen by a physician.
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Dr. Lorry Melnick answered:

Hi my boyfriend recently had 3 stiches in his lower leg due to an accident and is now leaking clear fluid?

Can be normal

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Some clear fluid can be normal. If area is red painful and swollen and drainage is yellow or puss is present it would mean it is infected and he need to see his physician.
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Congestive heart failure is causing clear fluid to leak through my skin on both legs from ankle to mid-calf. Treatment?

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You probably need better heart failure treatment. See your cardiologist. Additionally, make sure you are taking your medications regularly, and eat a low sodium diet.
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I have pressure pain that hurts to walk lift my legs sit and roll. Its also in my back im 28 weeks pregnant and leaking yellowish fluid as well?

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Pain and fluid leakage (I presume from the vagina) are worrisome. You should contact and see your obstetrician or the person guiding you through your pregnancy. Do it now.
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Had arthroscopy 2 weeks ago. 2 days ago fluid started draining out,lower leg and foot are swollen. on antibiotics now leaking stopped but still swolle?

Concern about DVT

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Two weeks after Arthroscopic surgery with so much swelling one is worried about DVT it seems the infection is under cotrol but swelling is still present. ofcourse elevation of the leg and staying off of it should help if not you can getdoppler test done which is simple painless test to make the diagnosis. please call you doctor so he can make the arrangements. Good luck
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What may cause a leg to leak clear fluid in an 86 year old lady? The dressings are being changed every half hr or so. Should she be admitted to the hospital? Her doctor put her on a five day antibiotic, but it continues to leak.

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If she has an infection (as the antibiotic prescription suggests), that alone could cause some fluid to weep from the site. If not, the causes of fluid leaking from the skin are tied to increased fluid pressure in the tissues. This can be caused by a blockage in the veins or lymphatic ducts that drain the leg, or by severe heart failure or overall fluid overload (as seen with kidney and liver failure). However, in the case of major organ failure, it is unlikely that the leakage would be limited to one leg. It sounds like this is a pretty significant problem with dressings needing to be changed as often as you indicate. Given her age, and the difficulty that she likely has in managing these dressing changes, hospitalization might not be a bad idea. Certainly, if it's been more than a few days since she was seen, and if things are not improving, she should at least be seen again by her doctor.
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How do I get rid of fluid in my leg?

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Elevating your legs may help. I would however suggest seeing your MD to evaluate the cause of the fluid. "Fluid pills" like lasix may help, but try to identify the cause before taking medication.
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