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Leg Swelling And Rash
Have SLE recent leg swelling more rashes primary care doctor says I have traces of blood in urine but no protein but I should not worry?
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Could blood in urine be a result from period that ended a week before urine was tested I have SLE increased swelling in legs rashes legs and face ?
Probably not: If you were just ending your menses it would not be unusual to find blood in your urine. Blood in urine a week after your cycle is likely from another cause. Lupus can affect your kidneys and cause nephritis/ inflammation and damage.The fact that you have lupus makes the finding of blood significant. See your rheumatologist or nephrologist for eval. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many things: Leg vein disease. A blockage in the vein drainage in the pelvis also can cause this. This can be the result of a mass in the pelvis such as ovarian cancer. A blockage in the lymphatic system can also cause this. The lymphatic system drains lymph which is the clearish fluid that you see in blisters. Have a Dr. evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fluid retention: If it is just one leg, then it usually infers something in the leg itself including blood clot, infection, gout, injury, etc. if it is both legs, that usually suggests systemic fluid retention which usually collects first in the legs. Either way, don't hesitate to be seen and accurately diagnosed. ...Read more
Compression hose: There are many causes of leg swelling or edema including vein disease, medication, kidney or heart conditions, and lymphatic disease. Elevation or support hose can help, but ideally you need to see a physician to determine the cause to ensure appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Blood clots need ruled out.Get a more detailed answer ›
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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