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Moderate Swelling Of Abdomen Or Legs (Overview)

Moderate swelling of the abdomen or the legs is a condition caused by an accumulation of excess fluid in the body's tissues. Causes of moderate swelling may include certain medications and various underlying medical conditions such as heart failure.


Moderate Swelling Of Abdomen Or Legs (Overview)

Moderate swelling of the abdomen or the legs is a condition caused by an accumulation of excess fluid in the body's tissues. Causes of moderate swelling may include certain medications and various underlying medical conditions such as heart failure.


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How long does swelling of legs or abdomen associated with hellp syndrome last?

How long does swelling of legs or abdomen associated with hellp syndrome last?

See below: Actually hellp and preeclampsia really are not associated with swelling - this is still in the old text books, but we do not use swelling as an indication for for hellp or preeclampsia. ...Read more

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Moderate swelling of abdomen or legs (Tip)

Explain if associated with trauma, the timing of the swelling bad associated medical issues. ...See more

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I have been diagnosed with venous stasis, I have moderate swelling in both legs, what are treatments?

I have been diagnosed with venous stasis, I have moderate swelling in both legs, what are treatments?

No worries: Venous stasis is very common and almost never life threatening or even limb threatening. It occurs most commonly when the valves of the leg veins breakdown and no longer prevent blood from traveling with gravity all the way to the feet. Compression stockings are the mainstay of therapy and can prevent more serious complications such as ulcerations if used consistently. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of persistent swelling in one leg with the other leg being ok?

Compression stocking: Unilateral leg swelling can have several etiologies all of which are initially treated with a firm compression stocking during the day and off at night. Start with a 20-30mmhg gradient stocking and increase to 30-40 stocking if there is still swelling. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in low left abd severe swelling when i try to have bm feels like bulge in left abdomen is preventing becomes more painful what could help?

Sharp pain in low left abd severe swelling when i try to have bm feels like bulge in left abdomen is preventing becomes more painful what could help?

Abdominal swelling: You may have a fecal impaction which is giving you difficulty in moving your bowels . Try modifying your diet by increasing the fiber in your diet. Simultaneously cut the dairy products. In addition try enemas and MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) by mouth to relieve your impaction. ...Read more

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Is swelling in abdomen/feets/legs a common symptom in CTEPH?

Is swelling in abdomen/feets/legs a common symptom in CTEPH?

YES: When the Right Side of the heart fails due to untreated Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) the legs swell as well as the abdomen.... THIS IS NOW TREATABLE WITH PROPER MEDICATION(S) Consult with a Board Certified Cardiologist!!!!!! Hope this helps DrZ ...Read more

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How long does swelling of legs or abdomen associated with eclampsia last?

How long does swelling of legs or abdomen associated with eclampsia last?

IF U HAD ECLAMPSIA: U should still be followed very closely by your doctor who took care of u because as u know now adays pre-eclampsia should not become eclampsia if u were having regular OB care, so if u are worried about swelling u need to call your doc right now to make sure everything is ok and that your blood pressure is not still elevated or going up again or go back to the hos where u delivered for evaulation. ...Read more

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How long does swelling of legs or abdomen associated with hellp syndrome last?

See below: Actually hellp and preeclampsia really are not associated with swelling - this is still in the old text books, but we do not use swelling as an indication for for hellp or preeclampsia. ...Read more

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What are some reasons my legs and abdomen would be swelling if my heart tests came back clear?

What are some reasons my legs and abdomen would be swelling if my heart tests came back clear?

Many causes: There are other causes of abdomen and leg swellings. Potential causes can be liver disease, pulmonary hypertension, undiagnosed or untreated obstructive sleep apnea, blood clots, obesity, leaky valves of veins, high salt diet. I would get thoroughly evaluated by your pcp. ...Read more

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How long does swelling of legs or abdomen associated with pregnancy last?

How long does swelling of legs or abdomen associated with pregnancy last?

Depends: Some patient will have edema through delivery and for a few weeks after birth. Others who have mild edema will find that in the evening with elevation of feet the swelling goes down. If you are pregnant and have swelling inform your md as it may also be seen with high blood pressure. ...Read more

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About 10 years ago started with pain, swelling in lower abdomen was unable to diagnose, now severe swelling on left side effecting hip, leg dr stumped?

About 10 years ago started with pain, swelling in lower abdomen was unable to diagnose, now severe swelling on left side effecting hip, leg dr stumped?

Seek 2nd opinion: When a doctor is stumped, it is time to see another physician or go to a specialist to find out the cause. There is always a cause behind a significant swelling especially if it is localized to one side of the body. A ct scan or MRI may reveal the cause. ...Read more

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I have an ovarian cyst on my right ovary but swelling and pain on my left lower abdomen and swelling down my left leg. When will the symptoms stop?

I have an ovarian cyst on my right ovary but swelling and pain on my left lower abdomen and swelling down my left leg.  When will  the symptoms stop?

Time: Some ovarian cysts are functional cysts that will go away in 2-6 weeks. Sometimes birth control pills will help them to resolve faster. Other cysts are benign growths. These don't go away and if they get large enough will need to be removed surgically. If you aren't starting to feel better in several weeks see your doctor again. ...Read more

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Severe SOB, chestpain, high/irregular heartrate, weak arms/legs,extreme fatigue.Now swelling in abdomen/legs/feets.ok echo 4 months ago. Right heartf?

Severe SOB, chestpain, high/irregular heartrate, weak arms/legs,extreme fatigue.Now swelling in abdomen/legs/feets.ok echo 4 months ago. Right heartf?

Symptoms: Right heart failure is certainly a possibility. You need to discuss your situation with your doctor and have more evaluation both for cardiac and other etiologies. ...Read more

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Painful non-pitting edema for 2mos: feet, legs, abdomen. Gained 40lbs in same 2mos. CT/blood neg. Started suboxone. Similar swelling after Opana OD.

Painful non-pitting edema for 2mos: feet, legs, abdomen. Gained 40lbs in same 2mos. CT/blood neg.  Started suboxone. Similar swelling after Opana OD.

Probably drug react: appears drug reaction or side effect. Why you need such powerful pain relievers?we propose you to find the cause of pain. Please visit us at www.ehacstl.com to learn more about treating the cause of illness. If interested you can make an appointment for a consult ...Read more

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I am 44 years old-i have swelling in the abdomen, edema in the legs, left hip pain, dull chronic stomach pain, intermittant left underarm pain-what is?

I am 44 years old-i have swelling in the abdomen, edema in the legs, left hip pain, dull chronic stomach pain, intermittant left underarm pain-what is?

See your doctor!: You may have many simple things, but the combination of symptoms is concerning. Swelling in your abdomen and legs and stomach pain could be caused by liver problems. The left hip pain and underarm pain might be due to muscle or bone problems. In the worst case scenario, several types of cancer could cause all these symptoms. Please see a doctor! don't let fear or lack of insurance keep you away! ...Read more

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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