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Swollen Leg Calf
I've got a swollen leg with a painful calf from back off knee. Calf is starting too bulge. Am taking Naprosyn (naproxen) ec 500 mg with Furosemide 20 mg?
May be a big problem: There are different possible causes for this. A blood clot in the deep vein needs treatment right away. So does a problem with the blood supply to the lower leg and foot. An infection or injury to the muscles can also cause it and needs treatment also. Go to the nearest ER tonight to start the evaluation and begin appropriate treatment if necessary. ...Read more
I have swollen calfs legs and my ankle. A lot of pain when I stand. In my hips and growing, also I have red circular patted bumps that look like bo?
Right leg swollen, painful. Calf hurts and spasms. 3 negative us and 2 neg ct. What else could this be? Test I should get? Scared its a blood clot
Be seen: A detailed exam and review of your studies would be appropriate; there are multiple other potential causes that can be checked for including a bakers cyst in the knee. ...Read more
29 y/o female with swollen lower left leg, calf pain, tenderness to touch. Otherwise healthy. Could it be DVT? How do I know when to go to doctor?
See a doctor now!:
Calf tenderness, swelling and pain in one leg can mean infection, inflammation, blocked lymph channels or DVT. You need to see a doctor to examine and get blood tests and ultrasound if needed. If there is a DVT it needs treatment. Use this assessment to find out your risk of developing one.
http://www. Nhs. Uk/tools/documents/self_assessments_js/assessment. Html? &ASid=71&mobile=true&nosplash=true
Orthopedic or pcp: See an orthopedic doctor or your primary care physician. ...Read more
Mysterious lymph obstruction since I had my first daughter 6 1/2 yrs ago. Left leg swollen from mid-calf down. Prone to infections. No doctor has help?
Lymph edema: This is referred to as lymph edema. It happens when lymphatic drainage conduits are obstructed after infection, trauma, surgery etc. The bodies lymphatic system moves over 1 1/2 liters of lymph fluid back into circulation daily. compression stockings may help. There are also lymphedema clinics. ...Read more
Two possibilities.: Cellulitis is a deep skin infection which is very serious and needs to be addressed right away. It causes swelling warmth and pain and can cause sepsis. It is treated with antibiotics. The other cause is thrombophlebitis which is a clot in the deep veins of the leg. This is a medical emergency and needs prompts diagnosis and treatment. Both conditions can look identical. Get more tests! ...Read more
Swollen leg: Firstly, it is important to determine the source of the swollen leg. If this is result of an infection then leg elevation would be important. If this is a more chronic condition then use of a compression stocking would be very helpful and then there would be no reason not to be walking. ...Read more
Yes: This is common with venous insufficiency in which patients develop venous stasis ulcerations or "holes in the skin". The problem is the valves in the veins aren't functioning properly and blood that should return to the heart stays in the lower extremity. The build up of fluid causes the skin to breakdown and open up. ...Read more
Blisters: Extreme swelling of the leg will usually cause "water blisters" to form, rather than actually split the skin. These amy go on to form sores or ulcerations and are difficult to heal. ...Read more
DVT: Any patient with leg swelling isolated to one side should be considered to have a deep vein thrombosis until proven otherwise. A simple ultrasound test to look at the veins in the legs can make the diagnosis. Other possible etiologies for unilateral leg swelling include things like lymphedema. Please get this checked out. ...Read more
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I would make: Sure you do not have a clot in your calf, if there is swelling in the leg. This should be reported to your md immediately. ...Read more
Yes and No: If both legs are swollen equally this is fairly normal during pregnancy. However, if one leg is swollen more than the other you should see a doctor as soon as possible. It may be that you have a DVT (Deep Venous Thrombosis) which can be quite dangerous and even fatal if left untreated. ...Read more
Seek help now.: Swollen legs are seen after prolonged standing; heart or kidney problems; venous insufficiency; blood clots; prior injury or surgical procedures; lymphatic obstruction, etc. The evaluation of swollen legs requires a thorough evaluation, including ultrasound study of the venous system of the legs. The treatment may be a simple one, but may also be quite involved, so seek help now. ...Read more
My wife takes warfarin for her swollen leg and it works but it keeps reoccuring after a little task in the house. Is an operation possible to eliminat?
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