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What could be causing a very swollen leg (without pain, or any rash)?

What could be causing a very swollen leg (without pain, or any rash)?

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

Swelling In One Leg (Definition)

"Swelling in one leg" is a situation wherein one leg is swollen and ...Read more


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Have pain in my vagina. Swollen legs. No pain in back or stomache. Pink tint to my pee. Fells like contractions in vagina.

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

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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.

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.

DVT: Dvt has no reason to cause arrhythmia unless associated with pulmonary embolus. Swelling described could have several causes. Worth getting checked. ...Read more

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I still have a swollen warm leg with pain after an accident that happened approx. A month. What could be problem?

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

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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?

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

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Yesterday, both feet & ankles swollen, this mng, only the entire right leg swollen, left leg normal, no pain, just swelling.

Yesterday, both feet & ankles swollen, this mng, only the entire right leg swollen, left leg normal, no pain, just swelling.

One leg swelling: Just one leg swelling in 61 years old needs evaluation for clot. Please see your doctor and get doppler test of this leg. Thanks. ...Read more

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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?

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

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I have myelofibrosis, and left upper outer arm numb after sleeping, lower thighs on both legs swollen no pain?

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

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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

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How is a swollen leg treated?

How is a swollen leg treated?

Check it out: A swollen leg may be anything from trauma and infection to blood clots, heart failure, lymphedema etc. Just check it out. ...Read more

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What should you do for a swollen leg?

What should you do for a swollen leg?

See your PCP: It should be evaluated and diagnosed since there are some serious conditions which can cause this. In the meantime elevate the leg and apply warm wet compresses if it is painful. Don't postpone evaluation! This is an important sign. ...Read more

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Why does a swollen leg sometimes feel warm?

Swollen leg: This is due to increase volume in the leg either blood or lymph fluid ...Read more

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Why does my swollen leg feel warm to the touch?

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

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What is having one chronically swollen leg called?

What is having one chronically swollen leg called?

Venous insufficiency: If it is the consequence of a prior venous thrombosis it is called a post-phlebitic leg. ...Read more

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How much is best to walk when you have a very swollen leg?

How much is best to walk when you have a very swollen leg?

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

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Can a swollen leg get so swollen it starts to split the skin?

Can a swollen leg get so swollen it starts to split the skin?

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

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If a swollen leg gets too swollen, can it start to split the skin?

If a swollen leg gets too swollen, can it start to split the skin?

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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How can I help my swollen leg?

How can I help my swollen leg?

Find the cause.: There are many reasons for a swollen leg, some of them serious. This is not the forum to discuss them all. You need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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How fast can I make my swollen leg go away?

How fast can I make my swollen leg go away?

I agree: It completely depends on the cause. As dr. Isobe said, compression stockings can be very helpful. Short stretch compression wrapping can help even more but you and your doctor have to figure out why you have the swelling first.. ...Read more

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Any advice on how best to heal a swollen leg?

Any advice on how best to heal a swollen leg?

Get a diagnosis: First of all, you need to find out why it is swollen. Once you have a reason, the best way to heal the swelling is to treat the cause. ...Read more

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What to do if I have swollen ankle and leg, but no pain. What could this be?

See physician: Could be venous insufficiency, lymphedema, arthritis or other systemic cause. See physician and find out cause and get treatment. ...Read more

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Can one swollen leg mean cancer?

Can one swollen leg mean cancer?

Yes but: Other things are more common than a compressive tumor or cancer leading to a blood clot, especially at 48. Get it checked. ...Read more

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What could cause a swollen leg and ankle?

What could cause a swollen leg and ankle?

Thrombosis: An abrupt swelling of the leg can be very serious and represent a blood clot in the veins of the leg. This needs to be evaluated immediately. Other causes are usually chronic related to venous insufficiency or chronic congestive heart failure. ...Read more

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What are common causes of a swollen leg and ankle?

What are common causes of a swollen leg and ankle?

Swelling: There are so many causes I could fill the page. I will list a few and others will ad to the list. High blood pressure, injury, tendonitis, ligament tear, alcohol, diabetes, circulatory issues, arthritis, allergic reaction, blood clots etc... ...Read more

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Why is my injured swollen leg warmer than the other?

Why is my injured swollen leg warmer than the other?

Make sure that: It is not thrombophlebitis, which can lead to pulmonary embolism. You should show it to a doctor so serious conditions are excluded. ...Read more

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Swollen leg, red knees and hot?

Swollen leg, red knees and hot?

Time to see the doc: Inflamed knees strongly suggests a systemic arthritis. One red swollen knee would be more likely an infection or injury, The swollen leg would make more sense if it were both legs. Either mechanism require a doc's examination. ...Read more

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Which type of doctor do I see for a swollen leg?

Yours: Your physician is a good place to start, as he/she will know you and your risks/history. If it swells up quickly and or you at having trouble breathing, skip that and go to the er. ...Read more