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Does lymphedema cause stretch marks?

Does lymphedema cause stretch marks?

Yes: Lymphedema causes swelling. If the swelling is severe or occurs suddenly, it can cause stretch marks. ...Read more

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Dr. Ted King
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Lymphedema (Definition)

A condition characterized by a collection of fluid that causes swelling (edema) in ...Read more


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Can swelling from costochondritis cause stretch marks?

Can swelling from costochondritis cause stretch marks?

No: Stretch marks are tears in the skin cause by weight gain. They can be covered up, but not improved by creams and lotions. The only possibly effective therapy is cosmetic plastic surgery, but that's a big step for a non-health and non-life threatening problem. ...Read more

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Can tight hamstrings cause varicose veins?

Can tight hamstrings cause varicose veins?

Nope: Tight hamstrings can lead to leg or back pain , and increase the risk for sports injuries but they have no effect on varicose veins. Varicose veins are related to incompetent valves allowing blood to reflux and not empty in the veins. ...Read more

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Can dystonia cause calf swelling?

Can dystonia cause calf swelling?

Dystonia: It can cause muscle to contract and appear like swelling, but usually it is not swelling from dependency of fluid as usually cause of swelling of legs. ...Read more

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Help plz! Can repeated ankle strains cause tight calves?

Help plz! Can repeated ankle strains cause tight calves?

THE OPPOSITE: If anything, the opposite MAY be true. A tight Achilles tendon MIGHT contribute to ankle sprains. Dr. Latva ...Read more

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Can lymph nodes cause stretch marks?

Can lymph nodes cause stretch marks?

No: Weight gain and tears in the skin cause stretch marks. Have your doctor check out the lymph nodes if you can feel them. ...Read more

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Can wearing compression stockings too tight cause a Deep Vein Thrombosis ?

Can wearing compression stockings too tight cause a Deep Vein Thrombosis ?

Probably not: these stockings are devised to distribute force or compression equally. As such they are meant to retard and not foster DVT formation ...Read more

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Can hernia cause edema in legs?

Can hernia cause edema in legs?

Possibly: A femoral hernia could compress on the femoral vein and cause some swelling of the same leg. ...Read more

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Can extremely tight hamstrings cause postural problems?

Can extremely tight hamstrings cause postural problems?

Absolutely: Men more so than women suffer from tight hamstrings. Low back, hip and knee pain can result from this condition. Shortened stride will also occur. Stretching can usually help along with a well-rounded fitness program. ...Read more

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Can a sunburn to the legs cause the ankles & feet to swell?

Can a sunburn to the legs cause the ankles & feet to swell?

Yes.: Absolutely, it is at least a first degree burn and with it, inflammation and swelling. ...Read more

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Can May-Thurner Syndrome cause discomfort/pain in the achilles, soleus, and calf, region?

Can May-Thurner Syndrome cause discomfort/pain in the achilles, soleus, and calf, region?

May- thurner: This is a syndrome that can cause blood clots . So it is entirely possible to have pain in those regions . A visit to the diagnosing physician is appropriate to rule out DVT . ...Read more

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How can I prevent swelling on my ankles due to lymphedema (caused by abdominal surgery)?

How can I prevent swelling on my ankles due to lymphedema (caused by abdominal surgery)?

Compression: Lymphedema is cause impaired circulation of lymph. Normally the compression of muscles propels the lymph through lymphatic system, however if the is obstruction it need extra help. That can from compression stockings, lymphatic massage, or compression boots or pumps that inflate. All of these things give an extra boost to lymph circulation. ...Read more

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Can varicosities in posterior calf cause an ache?

Can varicosities in posterior calf cause an ache?

Yes,: It can. If you are aware of the pain discomfort for long time and the only clinical findings are the bulging veins, that most probably that what you have, pain from varicose veins and they can be easily treated today. See www.Gorenveincenter.Com if however the pain is recent and you may also see swelling of calf /ankle go see a doctor now, just to make sure you do not have a blood clot. ...Read more

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Can excercise cause varicus vains?

Can excercise cause varicus vains?

Yes and no: Exercise is a double edged sword. High impact exercise such as jogging or running on a treadmill can cause constant jarring of the vein valves which could lead theoretically to incompetence of them. Other forms of exercise such as biking, swimming and elliptical is good for the veins by increasing the venous return and muscle contractions without injuring the valves. See a vein specialist. ...Read more

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How venous obstruction can cause localised edema?

How venous obstruction can cause localised edema?

Venous stasis: Veins can cause local edema as a result of poor blood flow. Veins permit the return of blood to the heart to be pumped out again oxygen rich. When a vein becomes obstructed, blood backs up into the tissues and can cause swelling/ edema to occur. ...Read more

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Can exercise cause breasts to swell?

Can exercise cause breasts to swell?

It can: Excessive movements of the breasts occurs during exercise. This can be painful and may cause swelling. Is important to wear sports bras for better support and avoid discomfort. ...Read more