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I have a puffy leg, numbness in toe, and swelling in foot.What should I do?

I have a puffy leg, numbness in toe, and swelling in foot.What should I do?

Leg edma: There are several causes of lower leg edma . It could be vascula problem or traumatic injury. Are these both legs or just one? And that need to be considered to make diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dr. John Landi
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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


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Currently 37wks pregnant with hbp. Have severe swelling of feet, ankles, and legs. Seems to just be getting worse. Painful and numb. Is this normal?

Currently 37wks pregnant with hbp. Have severe swelling of feet, ankles, and legs. Seems to just be getting worse. Painful and numb. Is this normal?

No: If what you're saying is that you have high blood pressure, then that is not normal. Depending on how high the blood pressure is, you may need to be admitted and have an induction of labor. If you haven't had labs to rule out preeclampsia that is something else that likely needs to occur today or tomorrow. Call your doctor or go straight to labor and delivery. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have leg numbness?

What does it mean if I have leg numbness?

Leg Numbness: There are many causes of leg numbness.... For example. Neuropathy, nerve entrapment, back problems...Etc. Its important to find out what the cause is, then you will know, how to treat it.... I would recommend seeing a neurologist. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: leg numbness?

What is the definition or description of: leg numbness?

Loss of sensation: The leg can have decreased feeling of pain, light touch, or even buzzing of a tuning fork. This could be due to spinal cord, brain, or peripheral nerve pathology. ...Read more

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I have leg numbness or tingling that worsens on walking?

I have leg numbness or tingling that worsens on walking?

Depends: Could be from nerve compression in the spine. Your age and amount of disk degeneration in the spine will affect this. If you get quick relief after sitting to rest, then it surely sounds like nerve compression. See a neurologist or neurosurgeon for eval. ...Read more

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How can I tell if my leg numbness is vascular or neurological?

How can I tell if my leg numbness is vascular or neurological?

always neurological: Numbness is always due to injury or disease of nervous system and never from blood vessels directly. Only if blood supply to the nervous system is blocked and this damages the central or peripheral nervous system, can blood vessels indirectly cause numbness. ...Read more

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


Leg Numbness (Definition)

The leg can have decreased feeling of pain, light touch, or even buzzing of a tuning fork. This could be due to spinal cord, brain, ...Read more