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Swelling And Leg Soreness After Flying
Possible infection: From bites: see your physician asap.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
A bruise or worse...: Purple color may mean a bruise or bleeding under the skin. A sore muscle can be some bleeding from broken muscle fibers inside the muscle (called a muscle strain). If a person bleeds easily, there can be a hematoma in the muscle. If there are risk factors for a blood clot in the leg, such as recent surgery, injury, taking ocp's, sitting for several hours, etc..., the E.R. Or a doctor should check.
For short peroid: Of time, six month after the healing of the fracture. There is period call the remodeling stage which could go on for several month, this may be cause what you are discribing.
Went through a rotted deck with my left leg. Leg is swollen and sore with some scrapes. How do I reduce the swelling?
A 64 year old man has swelling in the feet and leg with a sore that won't go away also his foot is starting to turn black. What are possible diagnoises?
Hit my lower leg on metal drawer three days ago. The swelling has gone down a lot, but still bruised & sore. Can I run or exercise or best to wait?
Run: You may exercise as you can tolerate. It is good that you exercise. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine.
My ankles suddenly swelled after a day of yard work. I noticed that my calves on the back of my legs were sore. The swelling is like a fluid filled sa?
Time for evaluation.: I can understand why your calves might be sore, especially after working in the yard all day. It might even be possible that some of your ankle swelling may also be caused by the extended yard work. Having said that, there could be something else going on that would best be determined by seeing your family doctor. Perhaps it's time for a physical exam and updated clinical evaluation.
Open sore on leg. Crater. No more swelling just small knot underneath skin. Skin in "creater" slimy and hard and yellow and holes. Clear drainage 3day?
Open sore: You should have drainage cultured. You may need antibiotic treatment
Front lower leg just above the ankle was sore this morning and now 10 hours later it hurts to touch, walk on and is swelling. Could it be a clot?
Technically,: It could be but it is not a common place to get one. Gout is another possibility. I would see a doctor if the pain is that bad.
I just did cardio for only 20 minutes and my legs are now really bloated but not sore. Why does this happen and how can I get rid of the swelling?
Needs to be checked: We do not know your age and if you have any medical problem and if you are taking any medicine or supplement. You are saying that you have swelling and your legs are sore. It needs to be be checked by your doctor to find the cause of your complaint and treat appropriately
Sitting in my a&p class a week from this past tuesday and felt some discomfort in my left lower leg. I pulled the pant leg up there was a huge bruise, swelling and soreness. Was it acapillary that rupt?
Yes: Sounds like a broken blood vessel. Think back if you got hit in that area. Ap classes do strange things to people. Sorry for the humor!See 1 more doctor answer
In the last few days, my toes have been getting black, my thighs sore when sitting. My legs are swelling also. What could it be?
Had a motorcycle accident 6 weeks ago. Nothing broken but leg very sore and swollen. How long for swelling to go down? As still swollen little numb
See a doctor: I would see a doctor to make sure nothing happened and to make sure that your leg will heal.
Why would someone have reoccurring swelling in one ankle? Golf ball size swelling, stiff and sore from very little time on feet, very warm to the touch, causing pain in left leg also.
Ankle swelling: Please consult an ankle specialist there are many differential diagnoses which include soft tissue mass to ankle ligament damage.See 2 more doctor answers
Back& hip pain for weeks, pain mostly on left side even in buttocks and thigh. Swelling on side and in leg, now have sore knots near hip, thigh, back?
What did you do?: Did you injure the back. Sounds very musculoskeletal. Try heat with passive back stretches and ibuprofen to bring down the swelling.
Lower leg swelling knee and below. Injured knee 3 days ago. Have been wraping it. Took off wraps to find swelling. E.R. Or wait female 54 working out caused sore knee thus now swelling after wrapping
The: The swelling may be due to the wrap preventing appropriate circulation and fluid return in the lower leg. We call this edema. I would recommend that you see your primary care doctor for evaluation of your knee injury to rule out a sprain or tear in the supporting structures. It is unlikley that you have a clot in your leg but this can also be assessed.
I'm having instability "swelling soreness "tenderness "in my knees with burning outside of knees can't bare weight on my legs what is this from?
Pain inner foot & ankle. No injury. Very sore to touch. Swelling. Pain worse at rest & radiate to whole foot & leg. Difficult to weight bear from rest?
About a month or 2 ago my legs and ankles started swelling, red bumps, very sore and a week ago started oozing clear fluid?
Bruise-like soreness in upper right arm. No visible bruise, no redness, no swelling. Felt similar sensation in right leg a couple weeks ago. Ideas?
Impingement syndrome: Likely this: http://orthoinfo. Aaos. Org/PDFs/A00032.pdfGet a more detailed answer ›