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Dr. William Forsythe
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Lower Leg Swelling (Definition)

Is it one leg or both? Has there been recent trauma? The definition is enlargement of the lower leg. Could be superficial fluid accumulation or it could edema (swelling) of one or both of the muscles of the lower leg: the gastrecnemious and the soleous muscles. Internet consult not enough, see ...Read more


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I taking pd yet still have swelling in legs and feet is there a treatment?

I taking pd yet still have swelling in legs and feet is there a treatment?

Yes: Swelling of the feet and legs is a symptom which comes on with prolonged sitting/standing, obesity, venous incompetence, heart failure, kidney problems, and persistence of this should prompt you to seek help of a phlebologist. Check out www.Phlebology.Org to find one in your area. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of feet and ankle swelling from edema?

What is the best way to get rid of feet and ankle swelling from edema?

Elevation: While at rest, compression while ambulating, restricting salt from your diet and consideration of a diuretic by your internist. ...Read more

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How should I get rid of foot or ankle swelling from psoriasis?

How should I get rid of foot or ankle swelling from psoriasis?

Elevation of feet/le: Elevation of feet and lower legs on pillows, especially at night while asleep, then applying support hose before getting out of bed in am, to prevent swelling during the day. ...Read more

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I'm 28. Had ankle surgery 3 wks ago. My foot & toes get swollen. When swelling goes down, toes look wrinkled. How do I get rid of wrinkles? Permanent?

I'm 28. Had ankle surgery 3 wks ago. My foot & toes get swollen. When swelling goes down, toes look wrinkled. How do I get rid of wrinkles? Permanent?

Postop swelling: Swelling of the soft tissues after surgery is normal. The swelling can be minimized by limitation of activities, avoidance of overhydration, elevation of the affected extremity, and a compression stocking. Swelling is usually the best upon arising in the morning, and worse at the end of the day. Once the swelling has resolved, the toes will return to a normal appearance. ...Read more

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Burning, no swelling in legs & feet..is progressing. Dr. thinks it's the Amlodipine, but could it be Erythromelalgia?

Burning, no swelling in legs & feet..is progressing. Dr. thinks it's the Amlodipine, but could it be Erythromelalgia?

Must consider: Amlodipine is known to cause burning sensation in legs & feet.Erythromelalgia (EM) is relatively rare, but possible, esp. for your gender & age group.Some simple blood tests can be run to begin ruling out EM.Adjustment of meds may be in order.Further discussion with your doctor is in order. ...Read more

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What cose swelling in legs & feet & light headed and a weird feeling in my chest with a lil pain?

What cose swelling in legs & feet & light headed and a weird feeling in my chest with a lil pain?

Many things.: These are serious symptoms that must be addressed with a physical examination by your primary care physician. Please make an appt ASAP. ...Read more

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I have swelling of legs & feet. What are these symptoms might be associated with?

I have swelling of legs & feet. What are these symptoms might be associated with?

Swelling of feet and: Here are a couple of causes for your feet ankles and legs swelling.... But, these are by no means the only causes. Venous regurg, lymphedema, water retention and certain medications.. I would recommend you see your family doctor and get a physicial with some testing done. Like a venous doppler. Treatment can vary depending on which cause, and your medical history. ...Read more

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Swelling (Definition)

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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Swelling Of Legs (Definition)

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