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Legs Swelling During Day
Why am I retaining water on my legs, ankles and feet, even if I have not eating for the day and some times I get swelling during the night?
Many reasons: Any chance your pregnant? Do you have varicose veins? Hypertension? And heart problems? Do you take any medications? Do you work? If you do do you stand a lot for work? There are conditins like lymphedema which is purely a leg swelling issue with no relationship to other comorbidities.. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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
3yr old has had frequent leg pain in one leg shin knee area, at night for the past 2yrs..no swelling or limping, fine during day.
P.G. leg swelling: The developing fetus in the uterus is putting pressure on the main blood vessel bringing blood back to the heart.(inferior vena cava). As a result, the blood pools in your legs and the fluid "escapes" into the tissues. Elevate your spirits and your legs during pregnancy as this is temporary and is "cured" by delivery. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I am getting leg swelling during ovulation and menstruation. BP and BW fine, my dr prescribed lasix. Is this something I just have to live with?
Lasix or diet change: If you eat or drink a lot of sodium/salt daily, you can retain more fluids. Try cutting down on salt intake and checking labels for sodium. Drinking more water and walking can be helpful as well. Seeking medical attention if no improvement is wise. Lasix can be a short term fix but not usually necessary unless you have other medical issues. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Need suggestion ?? during periods is there swelling and pain in legs she is taking hyponidde for hormones period is late by three days and lot of pain
Talk to her doctor: Hyponidde is an ayurvedic herbal supplement composed of the extracts of 10 plants. It is used primarily to lower blood glucose and as an antioxidant. If she has PCOS, this could help with the insulin resistance that is part of the syndrome. However, it is not working as well as you would wish for her and her doctor obviously needs to try a different regimen. Hope this helps. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I have been experiencing aching in my left leg it is often worse during and after my period, there is no swelling bruising of change in colour?
Leg Pain and Menses : You might want to read http://www.Ehow.Com/about_5483807_causes-pain-legs-during-menstruation.Html. Thigh and leg pain is not uncommon during the pre menstrual and menstrual phases of your cycle, and as long as the pain seems to be linked to your period, i would not be concerned. Some pms otc drugs you can buy at the pharmacy purport to alleviate this and other pre- menstrual side effects. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
What would cause pain and numbness of the left arm and leg, swelling of the left ankle and foot, during periods only?
Uncertain: This is something you should take your physician. The swelling in one leg or an ankle may be related to the venous return from the lower extremity. The pain and numbness in one arm and leg could suggest a neurologic system. This is why you should take this to your physician. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
What causes varicose veins, and severe swelling of the legs and feet during pregnancy, and how can I treat it myself at home?
Compression stocking: The pressure of the baby on to draining system- veins is one of the causes for venous reflux. To prevent swelling, pain, and cramps use compression stockings 20mmHg. Also, elevate your legs/feet when in bed or at home. Usually it gets better after the baby, residual disease can be treated with ablation in future if it persists. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
What causes foot, ankle and lower leg swelling after vaginal birth? Received epidural. No swelling during pregnancy.
If unilateral - DVT?: While it is common to have swollen lower extremities postpartum as fluid shifts occur after delivery, this is usually bilateral. If the swelling is unilateral and/or accompanied by pain, would recommend seeking evaluation to confirm not a deep vein thrombosis of the lower extremity, which has potential serious medical complications (e.g. Pulmonary embolus). ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
The sole of my left foot was punctured/lacerated by a broken table leg during a fall. There is swelling in mid foot and hurts to walk but I can push through with moderate pain. I can push on the metatarsal and don't believe there is a fracture. There was
See a doctor!: Falls are notorious for causing MSKL injury and puncture wounds are high risk for infection. I strongly recommend presenting to a doctor for a thorough history and physical (incl. XRAY) to determine the nature of your pain, evaluate the wound, discuss your tetanus vaccine hx, and provide the appropriate course of care. Home remedies help in some cases, but you need a doctors expert evaluation. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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