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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.

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


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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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.

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Sever swelling of abdomen legs ankles severe headache alcoholic and high blood pressure what's wrong?

Sever swelling of abdomen legs ankles severe headache alcoholic and high blood pressure what's wrong?

Alcohol!!: It is well known that alcoholism will result in vitamin b1 deficiency. However, don't get the idea it is that simple. You need self discipline to clean up your diet.

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

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.

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I have swelling of legs when its hot, is there anything I can do to help me?

I have swelling of legs when its hot, is there anything I can do to help me?

Edema management: Stay hydrated stay cool stay out of the heat elevate legs above level of heart while resting lower sodium intake wear therapeutic compression hosiery.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Dr. Katharine Cox
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Leg Swelling (Definition)

Leg swelling could be due to infection, allergy, poor circulation/congestive heart failure or lymphadema. If you have leg swelling you ...Read more


Dr. Douglas Joyce
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Swelling Of Legs (Definition)

= edema of lower extremities and is due to ...Read more