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Tattoos on your breasts, or elsewhere, will not have any effect on your pregnancy or on breastfeeding your new baby. It may not be a good idea to get a new tattoo during pregnancy or while breastfeeding, because of the small risk of infection from the small breaks in the skin that ...Read more


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I've been exercising by walking now for about 2 weeks, a week before I started both my ankles were swollen. Since I've been walking I've had no problems but hip pain on right side and yesterday I had pain in my left calf which was very swollen and still

I've been exercising by walking now for about 2 weeks, a week before I started both my ankles were swollen. Since I've been walking I've had no problems but hip pain on right side and yesterday I had pain in my left calf which was very swollen and still

Be careful: Calf pain and swelling especially in female using contraceptives should checked to find if this duo to blood clot in the calf, that is the most important thing, beside that it could you tour your triceps muscle and that cause the swelling. ...Read more

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I have severe calf pain when walking. My leg and ankle are swollen. I have hbp, high cholestoral. Pain started in rt. Calf, has now moved to the lt.

I have severe calf pain when walking. My leg and ankle are swollen. I have hbp, high cholestoral. Pain started in rt. Calf, has now moved to the lt.

As a precaution I: Would recommend a duplex ultrasound to rule out a clot. I would consider the possibility of a side effect of possible cholesterol lowering medication you may be taking. ...Read more

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I hurt my knee a week ago playing sports and I think it is just tendonitis and my ACL and MCL were already ruled out now my calf and ankle are swollen?

I hurt my knee a week ago playing sports and I think it is just tendonitis and my ACL and MCL were already ruled out now my calf and ankle are swollen?

It might just be: Tendonitis, but since you mention a swollen calf a clot must be ruled out. That would be considered a medical emergency and this should be evaluated immediately. Hopefully, it is just tendonitis, but you must err on the side of caution. ...Read more

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Got a tattoo on ankle last Friday. Ankle swelled n started going down. I walked yesterday and now my ankle & foot are very swollen & burning. Been 24hrs?

Got a tattoo on ankle last Friday. Ankle swelled n started going down. I walked yesterday and now my ankle & foot are very swollen & burning. Been 24hrs?

Don't Tat-Too long.: The differences between an impending infection and an allergic reaction are sometimes hard to distinguish, especially in the early symptoms. It is probably best not to wait too long to have your foot examined. Early treatment could prove to be best for both you, your foot, your tattoo and your tattoo artist. ...Read more

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I fell and now my calf muscle and entire foot are swollen qhat could I have done?

I fell and now my calf muscle and entire foot are swollen qhat could I have done?

Many possibilities: Ranging from bruise/contusion, fracture, tendon or ligament tear are some. Get this evaluated so it can be properly treated. ...Read more

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My leg got hit ball a softball above ankle & now my whole foot is swollen for 2 days now. Is there any worry or concern or something I can do for it?

My leg got hit ball a softball above ankle & now my whole foot is swollen for 2 days now. Is there any worry or concern or something I can do for it?

Yes: If there is continued pain and swelling after an injury there could be a fracture. Treatment is based on the exact injury... getting seen in person or virtually is recommended! ...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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Diagnosed with ankle tendonitis, now foot, ankle lower leg all swollen.?

Diagnosed with ankle tendonitis, now foot, ankle lower leg all swollen.?

Ankle smankle: You need to describe the location of the ankle tendonitis. Is it front, back, inside, outside painful to stand or move? What was done to confirm the diagnosis of tendonitis. If you are continuing to use the ankle is that motion now causing compensatory swelling? Or is something else really going on? A lot to think about but it will make your problem easier to solve. ...Read more

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1.5 months ago I had an ultrasound on my left leg due to a swollen ankle my lymph node was a little swollen now it's the size of a marble. Why?

Lymph gland: It's recommended that your physician examine you to make sure of the diagnosis and he/she will make note of the gland and arrange for a follow-up exam of it to ensure that it recedes and doesn't require a biopsy. ...Read more

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Pain in right leg 5 days started in thigh now calf and left calf hurts too now. Not red, if swollen just a little ultrasound was negative what is it?

Pain in right leg 5 days started in thigh now calf and left calf hurts too now. Not red, if swollen just a little ultrasound was negative what is it?

Need more Info: I saw that you are on methadone. Is this for pain or for addiction? Secondly, have you been pregnant recently? Recent or remote back injury history? If you have weakness in that leg associate with pain? Have you had recent physical therapy. When you say ultrasound was negative, I'm assuming that they were checking for DVT? ...Read more

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My age is 52, I've no medical history as such. Now my left leg ankle is swollen for past 2 months and its paining, the swollen part is slightly red?

My age is 52, I've no medical history as such. Now my left leg ankle is swollen for past 2 months and its paining, the swollen part is slightly red?

Sprain or celulitis: Ankle pain and swelling can be from a sprain or trauma that you don't remember or can be an early infection called cellulitis. An xray and evaluation of the joint is needed to have a clearer picture of what's going on. Swelling, redness and pain for two months is never normal. I would seek immediate medical help. Cellulir. ...Read more

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I sprained my ankle a week tomorrow ankle still swollen but now I have bruises on the back of leg?

I sprained my ankle a week tomorrow ankle still swollen but now I have bruises on the back of leg?

Bruised ankle: Sounds like a significant injury. If you continue to have pain with swelling and difficulty bearing weight bearing, please see foot specialist for evaluation and xrays and proper treatment. For now at least elevate your foot and ice the area to reduce swelling and discomfort. ...Read more

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Right leg thigh-calf hurt 6 days now left calf too. Not red if swollen not a lot ultrasound neg bloodclots feel better raised haven't exercised?

Right leg thigh-calf hurt 6 days now left calf too. Not red if swollen not a lot ultrasound neg bloodclots feel better raised haven't exercised?

If negative for dvt: Possible bakers cyst can cause this pain. Also vascular issues can cause pain like this but you're fairly young for this issue. ...Read more

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Two weeks after torn knee cartlidge. Now swelling of leg from knee down to foot. Ankle is really swollen. Can this injury cause generalized swelling?

Two weeks after torn knee cartlidge. Now swelling of leg from knee down to foot. Ankle is really swollen. Can this injury cause generalized swelling?

Blood clot?: Swelling of one lower leg, especially after an injury, can be a sign of a blood clot (deep vein thrombosis). This is serious, because if you have a DVT, parts of the clot can break off and spread through your circulation to your lungs, causing a pulmonary embolus, which is very dangerous! Please go to an ER now. ...Read more

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I've been injecting oxicodone and duladid into my leg viens. My legs have been swollen and the water pocketssurronding my knees and ankles are full of water. My legs getcramps in them now?

I've been injecting oxicodone and duladid into my leg viens. My legs have been swollen and the water pocketssurronding my knees and ankles are full of water. My legs getcramps in them now?

SERIOUS CONCERNS: Phlebitis could be a serious consequence of IV drug use. The veins can inflame and clots can form causing pain and swelling. Infection can be another serious complication. From your description the exact nature of your problem is unknown but you should see a physician ASAP because of the possibilities. Also, IV opiate use is inherently potentially fatal, seek CD treatment for your dangerous habit ...Read more

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I'm online now. Type your question here large knot on side of calf but has the whole leg swollen from knee down?

I'm online now. Type your question here large knot on side of calf but has the whole leg swollen from knee down?

How long: Any trauma to area, excessive exercise, or recent air travel? Symptoms could be a result from a blood clot to decreased blood flow from a large hematoma. Also spider bite. Please get examined if it persists or if you become short of breath, have fever, or further enlargement ...Read more

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I was playing football afterwardsmy knee started to swell bad now my leg has swollen then my ankle. Cause and treatment?

I was playing football afterwardsmy knee started to swell bad now my leg has swollen then my ankle. Cause and treatment?

Baker's cyst?: You may have had a baker's cyst rupture behind your knee. Your leg needs to be examined to make sure you do not have a clot or an infection. ...Read more

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Sciatica in my hip runs down the back of leg. It stops at my calf witch is now getting swollen. Very very painfull the hole leg I can't walk anywhere it killing me. What can I do?

Sciatica in my hip runs down the back of leg. It stops at my calf witch is now getting swollen. Very very painfull the hole leg I can't walk anywhere it killing me. What can I do?

As usual, c PCP.: Pain down a leg, swelling and pain in the calf, pain so severe that it impairs gait and can barely walk--something serious is going on. Could be severe lumbar spine, hip or knee disorder, clot in a leg vein (thrombophlebitis), a dissecting popliteal cyst in back of knee, or a dissecting artey in your leg. Get to the doc, now. ...Read more