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Lower Leg Very Sore Swelling
Hit my lower leg on metal drawer three days ago.The swelling has gone down a lot, but still bruised & sore. Can I run or exercise or best to wait?
Run: You may exercise as you can tolerate. It is good that you exercise. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
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
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?
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?
1 week postpartum having some mild lower leg aching.It is in both legs equally, all over the calf area (not one spot).No red, swell, etc. DVT concern?
Calf pain: Blood clots are generally not in both legs simultaneously, especially without symptoms such as described. Pain in lower legs is probably muscular only, and may be due to sudden resumed activity after childbirth. See your healthcare provider if this persists. ...Read more
Many factors: It can depend on your weight, activity, how much standing and sitting you do, even what you eat. Salty foods can increase the chance of swelling legs. Some people are more sensitive or easily affected than others. ...Read more
I am experiencing leg swelling. The following also describes me: Lower leg pain. What should I do?
Lower leg swelling: Lower leg swelling can be due to a variety of conditions. In addition to musculoskeletal causes, it can be due to cardiovascular and other medical conditions.; medications for high blood pressure can cause it, for example. You didn't indicate whether one or both legs are swollen, nor how long the condtion has lasted. I would recommend seeing your physician to have it checked out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vague, depends: 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 your doctor, good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If the trigger point: is due to an injury, yes as that point may B the area of injury. may have been minor trauma that U did not even remember. if not it could B due 2 DVT (clots) and requires immediate eval by an md. this would also be the cause of swelling. if this is the case get in ASAP 2 be evaluated! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can I make the swelling and redness go away in my lower leg/ankles and is it normal for it to hurt when touched?
What can cause selling in your lower leg. There is no discoloration, but some minor pain. There are no cuts or bruises. The swelling is not severe?
Varicose veins: The heart pumps blood, under great pressure, out into the arteries, but the blood must return to the heart in veins, which are thinned walled. There is no pump on the return, vein side, and as we get older, some veins bulge and swell, and even leak fluid into the local skin. These are varicose veins and they may cause swelling or a bulge on the lower leg. Keep your legs up, and see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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