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Dr. Ted King Dr. King
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Bulging veins with bad swelling of legs ankles and feet? Associated with snri or estrogen?

Dr. Ted King Dr. King
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Bulging veins with bad swelling of legs ankles and feet? Associated with snri or estrogen?

Not likely to be ...: Either one. Although almost any medicine can cause almost any side effect, bulging veins and feet and ankle swelling wouldn't be likely to be due to taking an snri. Estrogen could conceivably contribute to swelling and visible veins but, as dr. Isobe said, neither is likely to be the cause. Bulging veins and swelling generally means that you have an underlying vein problem that should be treated. ...Read more

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

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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Is the abdominal pain associated with cushing's syndrome mild moderate or severe?

Is the abdominal pain associated with cushing's syndrome mild moderate or severe?

None of the above.: Abdominal pain is not a prominent feature of cushing syndrome. There is an increased risk of kidney stones in cushing syndrome, and there can be some low back pain. Rarely, pancreatitis can occur in cushing syndrome, and that pain would be likely severe. ...Read more

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What is associated with swelling in the legs and ankles?

What is associated with swelling in the legs and ankles?

Swelling: Most commonly vein dysfunction but it can also be cardiac, pulmonary or kidney issues. ...Read more

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Is bone pain and muscle cramping common with mild to moderate crps?

Bone and muscle pain: Crps is not a common or easy diagnosis to make with a recent onset of symptoms that are not cause by trauma of any kind, so, please consult with your primary care physician first for a thorough exam and potential referral to a specialist. ...Read more

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Severe itching on legs with redness in summer?

Severe itching on legs with redness in summer?

Itchy legs: Dont scratch. This makes it worse in most cases. There are many things that cause itching of the legs, including: swelling, dermatographism, and xerosis (dry skin). ...Read more

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I have sever leg pain with stiffness and swelling and redness?

I have sever leg pain with stiffness and swelling and redness?

Leg pain: You need to go to an er to see if your swelling, redness and stiffness are signs of cellulitis, or an infection of the leg. Good as soon as you can, as you may need to be placed on antibiotics if you do have a cellulitis and you need to find out its cause. ...Read more

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What causes severe joint pain in both hands, knees, and feet? Swelling, reddness, and all of areas are hot to touch, with severe fatigue. Thanks.

What causes severe joint pain in both hands, knees, and feet? Swelling, reddness, and all of areas are hot to touch, with severe fatigue. Thanks.

Rheumatoid Arthritis: At your age it is more likely to be rheumatoid arthritis or another collagen disease like lupus etc.Only way you can find out is by consulting your family physician or a rheumatologist.Need detailed history, physical examination , xrays and/or blood test.Osteoarthritis usually presents at later date and pain and symptoms are limited to the joints only due to degenerative changes in the joints, seemd. ...Read more

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I have slight swelling in hands and ankle with lyrica (pregabalin) for tn.Bp is fine.Also mild aching in legs and feet and slight tightness of hands.Normal sides?

I have slight swelling in hands and ankle with lyrica (pregabalin) for tn.Bp is fine.Also mild aching in legs and feet and slight tightness of hands.Normal sides?

See below: It can be a side effect of lyrica (pregabalin). Let your prescribing doctor evaluate this to make sure that it is not something else such as imflammatory arthritis. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing upper chest pain with swelling in both legs at times and also sometimes swelling in my hands .

I'm experiencing upper chest pain with swelling in both legs at times and also sometimes swelling in my hands .

Be seen: It would be wise to be seen to rule out s cardiac or pulmonary cause. A good medical checkup would be a good place to start. ...Read more

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Is venous insufficiency greater than 5cm/sec in gsv and ssv of both legs and attributes considered mild or moderate or severe require closure surgery

Is venous insufficiency greater than 5cm/sec in gsv and ssv of both legs and attributes  considered mild or moderate or severe require closure surgery

Venous insufficiency: yes specifically if you're having symptoms-throbbing, heaviness, tiredness, aching, cramping, swelling, and itching sensation of the lower extremities. Thermal ablation procedure would be recommended based on this information. ...Read more

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Sudden onset r calf pain, worse with standing and walking. Lower leg edema, no redness, not warm. Have been dx'd with scleroderma or dile, related?

Sudden onset r calf pain, worse with standing and walking. Lower leg edema, no redness, not warm. Have been dx'd with scleroderma or dile, related?

Related.: Scleroderma is associated with vascular problems, including DVT (deep vein thrombosis). Your symptoms suggest DVT and merits an immediate visit to the nearest hospital emergency dept for anticoagulant therapy. Dvt can lead to a pulmonary embolism which can be fatal. ...Read more

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Constant swelling in hands and arms feel like they are burning along with severe fatigue?

Constant swelling in hands and arms feel like they are burning along with severe fatigue?

Consult your physici: Consult your physician. He/she will probably can pinpoint the possible cause/causes after questioning and examining you. You might need labs or other studies to confirm or rule out diseases. ...Read more

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34 yrs women. Severe legs pain from knees to feet in both legs.no varice.sometimes mild lower back pain.it make worst with bowel movement or gas.

34 yrs  women. Severe legs pain from knees to feet in both legs.no varice.sometimes mild lower back pain.it make worst with bowel movement or gas.

Requires examination: Highly suggestive of lumbar disc issues; however circulatory and neurological issues must be rules out. ...Read more

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What causes severe leg cramping and burning pain in both legs?

What causes severe leg cramping and burning pain in both legs?

Hard to say: Potential issues include nerve entrapment, radiation from back, nutritional issues and hydration, metabolic and genetic issues like Charcot Marie tooth, vascular issues like poor circulation or poplite artery entrapment, exertional compartment syndrome, medial tibial stress syndrome, and stress fractures. Since the differential is so broad, probably should get checked by a sports doc ...Read more

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What can cause terrible foot swelling with pain in both feet and a fever?

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What can cause terrible foot swelling with pain in both feet and a fever?

Swelling pain: First if you are having swelling of both legs with fever i highly recommended you either see your doctor or go to nearest er. It could either be cellulitis or a dvt, which is a blood clot in your leg. ...Read more

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Severe leg pain & edema this summer with no known cause. Asthmatic. Now experiencing severe pain in legs & feet when hiking, walking distances. Cause?

Severe leg pain & edema this summer with no known cause. Asthmatic. Now experiencing severe pain in legs & feet when hiking, walking distances. Cause?

Circulation?: If you have severe pain that limits your ability to walk and improves when you rest you need to have the arteries and pulses in your legs checked. If that turns out to be normal it may be a problem coming from your spine and that is what I would check next. ...Read more

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Red knuckles along with pain and mild swelling in index and middle fingers. Both hands. Joint pain in shoulders, knees, and feet with no redness.

Red knuckles along with pain and mild swelling in index and middle fingers. Both hands. Joint pain in shoulders, knees, and feet with no redness.

Possible Rheumatoid : What you are describing are symptoms of an inflammatory arthritis. The most common form for your age would be rheumatoid arthritis. You should see your primary care doctor or a rheumatologist for an evaluation, definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have bilateral knee pain with edema. There is definitely some kind of fluid buildup on both knees. The swelling decreases with ice application. Asa?

I have bilateral knee pain with edema. There is definitely some kind of fluid buildup on both knees. The swelling decreases with ice application. Asa?

Not ASA: An anti-inflammatory would be ideal. Check with your doctor if your kidney function is good and can take them and at what dose. ...Read more

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What can cause severe muscle cramps and stiffness in both calves?

What can cause severe muscle cramps and stiffness in both calves?

Lack of fluids.: make sure you take in plenty of water through the day. Make sure that you have enough potassium in your system, bananas are a great source. Stretch your calves well nightly. ...Read more