Top
40
Doctor insights on: Molar Pregnancy Swelling Of Legs Or Abdomen

Share
1

1
What causes foot, ankle and lower leg swelling after vaginal birth? Received epidural. No swelling during pregnancy.

What causes foot, ankle and lower leg swelling after vaginal birth? Received epidural. No swelling during pregnancy.

If unilateral - DVT?: While it is common to have swollen lower extremities postpartum as fluid shifts occur after delivery, this is usually bilateral. If the swelling is unilateral and/or accompanied by pain, would recommend seeking evaluation to confirm not a deep vein thrombosis of the lower extremity, which has potential serious medical complications (e.g. Pulmonary embolus). ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


3

3
Heavy vaginal bleeding for 3 weeks with clots. Upper abdominal swelling midline. Pelvic Cramps. Leg swelling. Lower back pain. What can this be?

Heavy vaginal bleeding for 3 weeks with clots. Upper abdominal swelling midline. Pelvic Cramps. Leg swelling. Lower back pain. What can this be?

See GYN: you need to see a specialist for that ,it could be a very simple problem, but needs to be checked by a GYN, for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

4

4
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?

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

5

5
Is cramping or stretching in lower abdomen and pelvic area is normal during 4 months pregnancy (twin pregnancy).

Is cramping or stretching in lower abdomen and pelvic area  is normal during 4 months pregnancy (twin pregnancy).

Yes: Yes but get an ultrasound ASAP to make sure everything is okay with the twins. With twins, You should be getting ultrasound every trimester if available. Get a maternity back brace now if you can, to prevent the back pain you will likely develop soon. ...Read more

7

7
Pinching cramping in lower left pelvic area. Pain is radiating to my hip and back. Day 21 of cycle. Signs of pms? Ovulation? Pregnancy? Or gastro ?

Pinching cramping in lower left pelvic area. Pain is radiating to my hip and back. Day 21 of cycle. Signs of pms? Ovulation? Pregnancy? Or gastro ?

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. ...Read more

9

9
Is testicle + same side lower abdomen moderate pain (w/ pain to the touch) but w/o palpable irregularity, swelling, or redness diagnostic of torsion?

Is testicle + same side lower abdomen moderate pain (w/ pain to the touch) but w/o palpable irregularity, swelling, or redness diagnostic of torsion?

Possibly: Signs and symptoms of testicular torsion include: Sudden, severe pain in the scrotum Swelling of the scrotum Abdominal pain Nausea and vomiting A testicle that's positioned higher than normal or at an unusual angle Painful urination Fever if it is sudden onset or persistent pain you need to see a doctor right away ...Read more

10

10
Can an irregular period together with lower abdominal discomfort and pain which moves down the leg, be a sign of uterine cancer?

Can an irregular period together with lower abdominal discomfort and pain which moves down the leg, be a sign of uterine cancer?

Uterine Cancer: Uterine cancer would not cause those symptoms to occur. If you are having irregular menses i would have that checked out by a doctor. However, uterine cancer at 16 years of age would be very very rare. ...Read more

11

11
Pain in the abdomen during urination-sign of periods or pregnancy?

May be neither: If this continues please d/w your physician to insure that you don't have an infection. ...Read more

13

13
Can pregnancy cause a slight swelling on the left side of your abdomen?

Can pregnancy cause a slight swelling on the left side of your abdomen?

Maybe: Because of the rotation of the uterus to the right, you might perceive an assymetry or 'swelling' on one side or the other. Run this by your OB and make sure that they do not need to do an ultrasound of the uterus. ...Read more

16

16
Can early pregnancy cause pressure in rectum. Tightening in vagina. Along with breast pain and lower abdominal pain. Have had PID before.

Can early pregnancy cause pressure in rectum. Tightening in vagina. Along with breast pain and lower abdominal pain. Have had PID before.

Yes: Early pregnancy can cause all those symptoms you describe. If you don't have foul discharge or fever, then hopefully not pid. If you're worried it wouldn't hurt to get checked to make sure as you wouldn't want to have cervical or uterine infection in pregnancy. But definitely the symptoms you describe can be due solely to early pregnancy. ...Read more

18

18
My symptoms are a sore navel, lower abdomen and pelvic cramps (mild and dull mostly), pain in the legs and buttocks, nausea in the morning. pregnancy?

My symptoms are a sore navel, lower abdomen and pelvic cramps (mild and dull mostly), pain in the legs and buttocks, nausea in the morning. pregnancy?

Pregnancy test: If you are sexually active and has delayed periods it is possible to be pregnant, but simple pregnancy test will give the answer, if test turns out negative look for other reasons for the symptoms. ...Read more

19

19
My menstrual cycle is almost a week delayed and I'm having continued pain in pelvic area pelvic joints groin area and sometimes in lower abdomen also?

My menstrual cycle is almost a week delayed and I'm having continued pain in pelvic area pelvic joints groin area and sometimes in lower abdomen also?

And the question is?: I'm not sure what your question since it seems as if you have recently given birth so I'm not sure that you should be expecting your period exactly the way it was before pregnancy although it should normalize fairly soon. If you think you may be pregnant then, you can test with a home pregnancy test in urine. If that's not possible then, see your doctor for blood work. ...Read more

20

20
32 weeks pregnant pain and pressure in pelvic area whn walking.Numbness in both hands out of breath just walking a few feet. Severe swelling hands/feet?

32 weeks pregnant pain and pressure in pelvic area whn walking.Numbness in both hands out of breath just walking a few feet. Severe swelling hands/feet?

See your OB asap: It is possible may be having kidney related problem in pregnancy and should get exam and testing to be sure this is not the case. Call your OB for urgent visit. ...Read more

21

21
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

23

23
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

24

24
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

See 1 more doctor answer
27

27
What causes foot, ankle and lower leg swelling after vaginal birth? Received epidural. No swelling during pregnancy.

If unilateral - DVT?: While it is common to have swollen lower extremities postpartum as fluid shifts occur after delivery, this is usually bilateral. If the swelling is unilateral and/or accompanied by pain, would recommend seeking evaluation to confirm not a deep vein thrombosis of the lower extremity, which has potential serious medical complications (e.g. Pulmonary embolus). ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
28

28
Swelling in legs& feet gone down now, belly has filled up quite a bit. Sleeping a lot, shortness of breath no appetite & falling please advise.

Swelling in legs& feet gone down now, belly has filled up quite a bit.  Sleeping a lot, shortness of breath no appetite & falling please advise.

Cirrhosis: Your cirrhosis appears to be advanced. You should discuss your situation and symptoms with your doctor. You should understand your problems so you can do your best to work with the drs on your situation. ...Read more

29

29
Muliple retroperitoneal nodes, Intermediate Uveitis,Petechiae, liver upper limits,left leg swelling, nodes in neck less 1cm, Lower back pain.Thoughts

Muliple retroperitoneal nodes, Intermediate Uveitis,Petechiae, liver upper limits,left leg swelling, nodes in neck less 1cm, Lower back pain.Thoughts

Sarcoid vs lymphoma: Retroperitnoeal lymph nodes and uveitis remind me of sarcoidosis we should also think of lymphoma which could have infiltrated the bone marrow and caused petechiae due to low platelets i advise you to check with your physician to start looking for the cause and stop guessing ...Read more

31

31
Back & stomach pain past kidney issues and just recently went through a incomplete miscarriage and was hemorging for 15 days. Pain in right lower stomach and by hip pain close to ribs and lower back pain and swelling on right kidney and swelling in legs

It : It sounds like you have a very complicated recent past medical history with the incomplete miscarriage and hemorrhage. I am sorry that you had to go through that. With your symptoms in the setting of a recent incomplete miscarriage, your doctor should be aware of the pain and swelling you are having. It would be reasonable to consult with your physician for an evaluation. I wish you the best in this difficult situation. ...Read more

33

33
What can I take for the swelling of legs and face?

What can I take for the swelling of legs and face?

Edema: First you need to have evaluation for the cause of swelling. Swelling of the face and legs could be dueto several reasons, heart, liver or kidneys not working well. ...Read more

34

34
I have been having swelling of legs below sock line, swelling of feet and numbness in toes?

I have been having swelling of legs below sock line, swelling of feet and numbness in toes?

The numbness: May or may not be secondary to the swelling. You need to find out why you are getting the swelling: is it chronic venous insufficiency? Hypertension? A leaky heart valve? Kidney problem? Side effect of medication? Too much salt in your diet? An occupation where you stand alot? A follow up with a doctor is the best way to solve the issue. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
35

35
What is the definition or description of: Swelling of legs?

Swelling of legs: = edema of lower extremities and is due to accumulation of excess fluids. ...Read more

36

36
What can cause swelling of legs and ankles?

Vein disease: Leg swelling often caused by chronic venous insufficiency which is a problem that causes to much pressure to be in the veins near the skin. A venous specialist can diagnose and treat this condition. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
37

37
What causes swelling of legs and feel and makes them feel like they are burning?

Maybe vein disease: Vein disease often causes these symptoms. I would recommend evaluation by a venous specialist. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
38

38
What causes extreme swelling of legs and feet?

What causes extreme swelling of legs and feet?

Many things: A blockage in the vein drainage in the pelvis can cause this. This can be the result of a mass in the pelvis such as ovarian cancer. A blockage in the lymphatic system can also cause this. The lymphatic system drains lymph which is the clearish fluid that you see in blisters. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
39

39
Swelling of legs and ankles. First noticed on transatlantic flight?

Swelling of legs and ankles. First noticed on transatlantic flight?

No movement: If you are on a long flight and your legs are dependent, and not moving then your lower extremities can swell. The concern is that you don't have or wont develop a clot. It is always good to mention your new finding to your internist. Next time you travel, compressive socks or hoosiery can be worn. Also, try and get up on the plane every now and then to move around. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
40

40
I have swelling of legs & feet. What are these symptoms might be associated with?

I have swelling of legs & feet. What are these symptoms might be associated with?

Swelling of feet and: Here are a couple of causes for your feet ankles and legs swelling.... But, these are by no means the only causes. Venous regurg, lymphedema, water retention and certain medications.. I would recommend you see your family doctor and get a physicial with some testing done. Like a venous doppler. Treatment can vary depending on which cause, and your medical history. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Chad Levitt
4 doctors shared insights

Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


Dr. David Schleimer
1,498 doctors shared insights

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