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Severe Fluid Swelling
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
Swelling around base of neck related to hypertension no swelling around ankles but swelling gets worse with sodium intake?
Not likely: You need to see a doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
Autoimmune or Lyme : Various issues like rheumatologic diseases, thyroid or infectious like lyme- get evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
R/O ARTHRITIS: You need to be evaluated for ARTHRITIS BURSITIS.. You need a full exam and lab workup including TFTS /vitD/RA/ANA/URIC ACID Lyme titers. Bilateral knee X-ray and MRI if symptoms persist. You should also go gluten free wholeApproach. Com. And start vitamin supplements. Glucosamine/krill oil/ubiquinol/resveretral. Also PT eval for ROM exercises. ...Read more
Yes: Any acute or chronic inflammatory disorder can cause fluid retention by several mechanisms. This generally is secondary to reductions in the serum Albumin level secondary to decreased production, liver disease, renal disease with protein excretion, and protein loss through the gastrointestinal tract. When the protein loss is significant fluid retention(edema) is present. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Meniscal/ ligament i: The symptoms you describe can be from a meniscal and or ligament injury or from an acute episode of chronic arthritic problems; would suggest observation and evaluation. ...Read more
Tonsils and fever : These little text boxes are not big enough to make a diagnosis or decide on treatment, but in most cases the symptoms you describe (particularly "severe fever") would lead to the conclusion that you should see a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
Fracture tib/fib, 4 years ago; swelling and pain treated 6 weeks bactrim; swelling with no pain recurred; resolved but serosaguinous exudate overlying?
Was there any test : Did the doctor order any x-rays or any other test to determine the cause of the exudate? Any cultures to see what is growing? May have bone infection. Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) might not the be effective antibiotics and maybe an IV antibiotic is needed. You should definitely not wait too much longer and ask your doctor to do further evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could lumbar disk bulge cause swelling and thickening of Achilles tendon, accompanied by Achilles pain? Pain and swelling worse after walking uphill.
It can be: Excessive fluid retention can be the result of a benign process such the result of a diet resulting in a lot of gasseous abdominal distention or fluid retention due to excessive salt. However, it can also be due to serious medical conditions that effect fluid balance such as heart failure, liver failure, kidney failure. Although rare in this country, severe protein calorie malnutrition is a caus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sever swelling of abdomen legs ankles severe headache alcoholic and high blood pressure what's wrong?
A few thoughts: Joint infection, meniscus injury/tear, ligament injury, developing bursal cyst/bursities, tendon injury/inflammation, overuse, kneeling, foot dysfunction, etc. etc. A proper history and physical, incl. osteopathic exam may find the cause.Other tests may help.Treatment may include prolotherapy, manipulaiton, medications, surgery, etc. ...Read more
Dvt: Localized pain behind the knee is not very common as a symptom of deep vein thrombosis. However doing a venous duplex ultrasound (Doppler-sonography) would identify and clarify this issue. Other issues could be localized knee problems, such as a Baker's cyst. If there is a recent history of airplane travel, then ultrasound would be recommended as there is risk of air travel related thrombosis ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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