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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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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 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?

Edema : With a broken fibula you were most likely in a non-weight bearing cast for 6 weeks. The swelling in your ankle is the pooled blood and lymph from the fracture. See a physical therapist to regain mobility to your ankle and leg. Ultrasound, acupuncture and massage also help. When you are sitting, keep your legs elevated. Lower your salt intake. Wear a slip-on ankle brace during the daytime. ...Read more

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