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Lower Leg Very Sore Swelling
Front lower leg just above the ankle was sore this morning and now 10 hours later it hurts to touch, walk on and is swelling. Could it be a clot?
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
Sitting in my a&p class a week from this past tuesday and felt some discomfort in my left lower leg. I pulled the pant leg up there was a huge bruise, swelling and soreness.Was it acapillary that rupt?
Lower leg swelling knee and below. Injured knee 3 days ago.Have been wraping it.Took off wraps to find swelling . E.R. Or wait female 54 working out caused sore knee thus now swelling after wrapping
The : The swelling may be due to the wrap preventing appropriate circulation and fluid return in the lower leg. We call this edema. I would recommend that you see your primary care doctor for evaluation of your knee injury to rule out a sprain or tear in the supporting structures. It is unlikley that you have a clot in your leg but this can also be assessed. ...Read more
On front of my lower leg i noticed a grayish pink, tender bruise at 2 weeks postpartum, and at 6 mo. It's still there. Side effect of epidural swelling?
My wife has been having pain in her lower leg recently and now it seems to be swelling slightly. Ibeuprofen seems to help both?
I had a tkr in March 2011 and I still have continuous swelling of the lower leg. Is this something to be concerned about?
Maybe: You should undergo repeat evaluation with your surgeon it is hard to say what the swelling may be from without an examination. There is a broad spectrum of what may be considered normal following a total knee replacement, but if there has been a change in the appearance or something else that is out of the ordinary you may benefit from repeat examination ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there ever a time where prolonged swelling of lower leg and no definitive diagnosis requires making an incision to find the cause of the swelling?
Maybe, but if compat: -artment syndrome is suspected, those who have very positive signs, there's no doubt & surgery is emergency. In those who don't have classic signs, the pressure can B measured easily, & it clears the air, & needs 2 B used 2 follow pressures. Classic Sx is pain way above what it should B. Passive flex/ext of the toes is intolerable. Exercise induced may need surgery if disabling. Non emergent. ...Read more
I have dicolotation, swelling and a lot of pain in my lower leg this just started out of know where and its extremely painful mostly at night?
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