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I Fell On My Kneecap Now My Whole Lower Leg Is Swollen And Hurts
My friend was lifting my exercise bike and it fell on my lower leg. now my leg is bruised and swollen and painful. can a bike break a leg fi drop on?
I fell and twisted my knee, which has been hurting since. Now my lower leg and foot are swollen. What could be causing this, and how do I treat it?
Consult an : Orthopedist. A clot may need to be ruled out. ...Read more
i burned my foot 6 days ago. Now it looks better, but when i try to walk, veins on my lower leg and foot get swollen and i fell pain? Thanks
My 10 year old brother was bitten on his ankle and now his entire lower leg is swollen. There is a depression with twobite marks from the same bug. What should I do?
I hit my lower leg onto a metal chair doing a cartwheel, it's slightly swollen and hurts when i touch it?
Bruise: Likely a bruise if you can still walk on it but if it is very sore you may want to get it checked out with an xray. ...Read more
500kg Horse fell on lower leg 4 weeks ago. Bruising gone but still swollen and lumpy. Stabbing pain in calf. Dvt an issue here?
YES: Getting tests for DVT a mustGet a more detailed answer ›
I smashed the car door on my lower leg and it is an open skin bruise. It happened 3 months ago, and is now double the size and is swollen. Any advice?
Let explain: It is possible you have hematoma (collection of blood) in that area sequence to the injury. Other thought could be having blood clots in the calf. Go and check it out . Good luck. ...Read more
My foot/lower leg is extremely itchy and swollen now that i'm itching! especially around the ankles! I have taken telfast but the itch is so bad!?
Must: Find the cause of the itching! could be many things and once correct diagnosis then should be able to treat. Might want to see dermatologist. ...Read more
I noticed some hard small bumps on my lower leg this morning near my shin (on one not both legs) and pushed on them kind of as a massage and now my leg feels hot and swollen and I see my veins. What's going on?
I have a itchy, flaky "rash" on the outside of my ankle (for years-treated for psoriasis).& now my lower leg & foot are swollen.& my leg aches.
Psoriatic arthritis: Sorry to hear. There could be many things related or unrelated to your psoriasis. One related cause could be psoriatic arthritic at those joints. However, that inflammatory arthritis is better diagnosed by your rheumatologist. If you don't have one, may be wise to have your medical history, symptoms listed, and get a blood test with diagnostic imaging. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
29yo female. Diagnosed w/ melanoma in situ one year ago on lower leg. Now Swollen neck node x5 months. Chance it is related? Cbc, head & neck CT negat
Got diagnosed with cellulitis in my lower leg today and now my kneecap is really bothering me. Could this have spread to my bone or unrelated?
Not likely: It probably didn't spread to the bone but it is possible it spread to the joint. You should have it examined as it's an emergency to have a septic joint. ...Read more
Left ankle/lower leg is swollen. Bp normal. No salt. No excess fluids. Took hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) & atenolol. What's up?
Swelling: The swelling is likely caused by what is known as venous insufficiency. The elasticity of our veins decreases with age and doesn't recoil efficiently to move blood against gravity toward the heart. Support stockings, weight loss, leg elevation can help. If this is acute in onset and associated with pain you should see your doctor to rule out a more serious condition as a blood clot. ...Read more
Leg edema: For single swollen leg, you need to go to er for duplex to rule out deep venous thrombosis( clot). You didn't give your medications. Take full adult Aspirin now till you go to er. Once the DVT is out then see your doctor for further evaluation. Thanks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was told by an ER dr that I may have torn my meniscus. Today is first day of really walking on it. Whole lower leg swollen??????
If my sural nerve is damaged, why is my lower leg and ankle swollen?I thought it was a sensory nerve?Should i stay off of it?What is the tx anyway?
Likely the two: Are unrelated. Have it checked out.Get a more detailed answer ›
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