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Have constant pain in legs & feet Had swollen right leg & foot, went down when elavated Tingling left arm & hand Heavy chest Shortness of breath?

Have constant pain in legs & feet Had swollen right leg & foot, went down when elavated Tingling left arm & hand Heavy chest Shortness of breath?

Call 911: "Tingling left arm & hand Heavy chest Shortness of breath" is always a red flag. If you have chest pain and shortness of breath, regardless of its cause (heart burn, anxiety), visit to the ER is warranted. Do not drive,
Call 911. ...Read more

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My right leg is red and swollen from foot to just below knee for about a month?

My right leg is red and swollen from foot to just below knee for about a month?

DVT: The list of things which can cause redness and swelling in one leg is quite long and difficult to pinpoint without further information. The most worrisome cause would be a thrombosis (blood clot) involving a deep vein of the lower extremity also referred to as dvt. Urgent consultation with a physician is recommended as the complication of DVT can be dire. Infection is less likely at one month. ...Read more

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I was walking when my right leg turned inward. Hurts from my lower thigh to my foot. My foot, ankle and lower thigh is swollen and can't put no weight?

I was walking when my right leg turned inward. Hurts from my lower thigh to my foot. My foot, ankle and lower thigh is swollen and can't put no weight?

See your provider: You appear to have strained or partly torn some muscles and ligaments in your leg. Please consider seeing your health care provider for evaluation. ...Read more

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Nerve damage lower spine and right leg.18 yr on oxycontin, gabapentin, nortryptan, 5 weeks ago diagnosed with diabeties type1, have severe swollen feet?

Nerve damage lower spine and right leg.18 yr on oxycontin, gabapentin, nortryptan, 5 weeks ago diagnosed with diabeties type1, have severe swollen feet?

Many reasons:: This could be due to the renal issues and dm certainly aggravates it.
Also, the self-destruction of the bones in the foot may happen with diabetic neuropathy and or loss of sensation. In the feet. ...Read more

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My right leg is swollen and so is my right foot. Pvl revealed nothing remarkable. Any suggestions. Also had a course of bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim).?

My right leg is swollen and so is my right foot. Pvl revealed nothing remarkable. Any suggestions. Also had a course of bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim).?

Leg & foot swelling: This is very unusual and should be evaluated for possible dvt. A drug reaction is unlikeley because it would be unusual to be limited to one limb. Discuss this with the physician who prescribed bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). ...Read more

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I broke my fiibula on the right leg. During the recovery my ankle was swollen and now after the bone is fine I still have swollen ankle. What to do?

I broke my fiibula on the right leg. During the recovery my ankle was swollen and now after the bone is fine I still have swollen ankle. What to do?

Ankle: Some swelling is normal as healing continues for some time. Re check with your doc to see if any range of motion, strength, of scaring may be present. Compression hose and a bout of physical therapy may be in order. ...Read more

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Phlebitis? Right leg and ankle swollen and red. Warm to the touch.

Phlebitis? Right leg and ankle swollen and red. Warm to the touch.

Could be, but...: You should have this looked at asap. You need to make sure this is not a developing infection. If it is not an infection, it could be any number of inflammation problems - phlebitis being one of them. Gout or another inflammatory arthritis is a possibility as well as a skin inflammation indicating some underlying systemic problem. Basic lab work can rule out a significant problem. ...Read more

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I twisted my left ankle three weeks ago. I work outside all day so today right leg hurts and my right hand and wrist are swollen. Help!

I twisted my left ankle three weeks ago. I work outside all day so today right leg hurts and my right hand and wrist are swollen. Help!

It should have: Improved by now especially if you took advil (ibuprofen) regularly meaning three times a day for a week or two. Also be aware that you should take advil (ibuprofen) with food and water. At this point you should be evaluated and be considered for imaging by your internist to rule out fractures. The swelling of the right hand and wrist if you have not hit that extremity can be from another process.... Good luck. ...Read more

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My left leg is swollen and painful I thought it could be a blood clot but the ultra sound turned out fine now my ankle on my right leg is swelling?

My left leg is swollen and painful I thought it could be a blood clot but the ultra sound turned out fine now my ankle on my right leg is swelling?

See a doctor: Swelling of both ankles suggests a problem a problem with fluid regulation, which could point to a heart or kidney problem. Your history states you take Motrin. Taken in excess or over a long period, this can damage the kidneys. Suggest you see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Hi I have easy bruising in my hand and leg today I have in my left leg between my two and heel and my hip and outer right leg is also swollen painfull?

Hi I have easy bruising in my hand and leg today I have in my left leg between my two and heel and my hip and outer right leg is also swollen painfull?

Platelet/clotting DO: Need to r/o disorders of platelets-the one of the 3 cells in blood, meant for acheiving bleeding control by forming a cell plug by adherence and sealing the bleeding vessel site-at microscopic level. 2ndly-clotting proteins deficiencies can cause bleeding tendency. Drugs like aspi-rin cause easy bleeding bec. They decrease platlet adhesiveness. Frail skin from steroid use-local or by mouth, can ...Read more

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I have a large dent in my lower right leg and it hurts to walk and causing my foot to swell. Also lower back pain but no dent in lower left leg.

I have a large dent in my lower right leg and it hurts to walk and causing my foot to swell. Also lower back pain but no dent in lower left leg.

Please explain DENT: I'm not getting the visual on what you mean by "dent" unless you are swollen up and down your leg with one area being concave "down" for lack of a better description due to the amount of swelling or fluid retention happening. I wouldn't be so sure that the "dent" is causing the foot to swell as much as whatever's causing the leg to swell (resulting in the denting) is also causing the foot to swell. ...Read more

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What can make ur leg swell worse than the other and still having chest pain? Help when right leg swells causes ankle to hurt bad

What can make ur leg swell worse than the other and still having chest pain? Help when right leg swells causes ankle to hurt bad

Possible clot: Many things can cause calf pain and swelling. The most concerning would be a possible blood clot in the legs, otherwise known as a dvt. Symptoms include calf tenderness, swelling and redness of the extremity. I would recommend getting evaluated asap. ...Read more

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What is causing the pain in my right leg and foot?

What is causing the pain in my right leg and foot?

Need more details.: We really need more information to help you. Where is your pain? When does it occur? Is it sharp, dull, throbbing, burning? How long does it last? Any history of injury of back injury? What helps or makes the pain worse? ...Read more

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I have noticed recently my right leg and foot is significantly darker and duskier when standing. I had plantar fascitis in right foot a few months ago?

I have noticed recently my right leg and foot is significantly darker and duskier when standing. I had plantar fascitis in right foot a few months ago?

No correlation: There is absolutely no correlation to skin discoloration and plantar fascitiis. The word "dusky" in medical terminology indicates a dangerous situation associated with poor circulation. You may be misusing the word or it might be the case. But, since I can't see it, I would advise you to see a doctor. ...Read more

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