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Thyroid Leg Swelling And Sores
My mom has bulky uterus prob in 3rd stage next year gng to do surgery. Whether this is related anyhow with thyroid & leg swelling-pls advice her a sol?
See below: These are symtoms that need to be evaluated thoroughly your physician. He/she will be able to discuss his/her findings and suggest a plan. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Many things: Leg vein disease. A blockage in the vein drainage in the pelvis also can cause this. This can be the result of a mass in the pelvis such as ovarian cancer. A blockage in the lymphatic system can also cause this. The lymphatic system drains lymph which is the clearish fluid that you see in blisters. Have a Dr. evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fluid retention: If it is just one leg, then it usually infers something in the leg itself including blood clot, infection, gout, injury, etc. if it is both legs, that usually suggests systemic fluid retention which usually collects first in the legs. Either way, don't hesitate to be seen and accurately diagnosed. ...Read more
Compression hose: There are many causes of leg swelling or edema including vein disease, medication, kidney or heart conditions, and lymphatic disease. Elevation or support hose can help, but ideally you need to see a physician to determine the cause to ensure appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Blood clots need ruled out.Get a more detailed answer ›
To be expected: Lack of movement can increase the chance of swelling in the legs, especially when sitting. Standing and walking periodically can help prevent this. Long periods of sitting, like in a plane, increase the risk of blood clots in the legs also. Another reason to get up and move, so muscle activity can help move blood and lymph through your system. ...Read more
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