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Swollen Leg No Pain
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
Have pain in my vagina. Swollen legs. No pain in back or stomache. Pink tint to my pee. Fells like contractions in vagina.
Infection?: The swelling and pain could simply be the end of your menstrual cycle, but if the symptoms are associated with a fishy or unpleasant odor, you may have bacterial vaginosus, or an acute vaginal or urinary tract infection. If questions remain, have a direct exam by your Gyne doc to resolve the issue ...Read more
Is there a link between DVT and arrhythmia? I had swollen legs. No pain, no rednes. I noticed that the swelling occurs especially when I feel tired.
I still have a swollen warm leg with pain after an accident that happened approx. A month. What could be problem?
Infection or DVT: Dvt or deep venous thrombosis is a clot in veins that can lead to swelling, pain and increased temperature but so can infection which is probably more likely if a laceration occurred. Either problem is a reason to seek immediate medical attention. Dvt can lead to a pulmonary embolism which can be lethal. ...Read more
Shooting pains down my arm. Numb tingling and swelling in my lower arms, wrists, hands and fingers, swollen legs, lower back pain and mottled skin?
Not good: Go to nearest Emergency room for evaluation and treatment. Mottled skin is a sign that there are changes in the blood vessels below the skin causing a patchy bluish purplish color a sign of decreased circulation. You need to find out what condition is causing these symptoms!!! ...Read more
Yesterday, both feet & ankles swollen, this mng, only the entire right leg swollen, left leg normal, no pain, just swelling.
I have varicose veins and it has my leg swollen and in pain to the point that it hurts to walk. What do I take to help the pain?
Evaluate first: First see a phlebolgist for evaluation of the problem. It is most important to first make sure that there is no deep vein thrombosis. If the problem is due to superficial venous insufficiency there are number of treatments that are possible including ablation of the abnormal veins using a laser, radiofrequency, or sclerotherapy. In the meantime conservative treatment includes leg elevation and compression stockings. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications may be helpful. However it is very important to have an evaluation to make sure there is no underlying severe abnormality. ...Read more
I have myelofibrosis, and left upper outer arm numb after sleeping, lower thighs on both legs swollen no pain?
???: Doesn't sound like it is related to meylofibrosis. You should visit the doctor and have it worked up. Numbness and that kind of pain would be almost unheard of with your condition which is a blood disorder ...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?
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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
16 yrs old - nosebleeds, night sweats (occasionally), tired all the time, swollen lymph nodes, leg pain, fever (occasionally), shortness of breath?
15lb weight gain in week, very swollen left leg, hand, foot. Pain URQ, back, left foot has red lines, not raised or itchy. High WBC, fever, sweating.
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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
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