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Trauma To Leg And Vien Swelling
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Phlebitis & others: Pain and inflammation of the leg veins is called phlebitis. When this occurs it can be painful to the touch. The worrisome condition for which you need to get checked is a blood clot (deep venous thrombosis, dvt). This can be checked with a duplex ultrasound of your leg veins to make sure there is flow that is not blocked by a clot in your vein. There are many reasons for swelling so get checked! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible to have left leg swelling and numbness along with left arm swelling and numbness. Vascular?
Swelling to ankle: Can be definitive for a clotting disorder such as taking Aspirin or anticoagulant drugs such as Plavix or coumadin (warfarin). Trauma or injury could also play a role. Seek medical attention especially if you have other medical problems or take medications such as steroids for something else that could make this problem worse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain in left leg on the side above ankle cold to touch and leg swelling and pain in calf and i get blue bruises on my calf without injury what is caus?
? from Advil (ibuprofen): I am not really sure what is going on. You should see a doctor for a definitive answer. ...Read more
Galvanized nail puncture to leg to the bone , swelling and pain up leg to my knee. What antibiotics do I need?
I have severe foot/ankle pain without injury radiating up towards the knee with swelling to the ankle area?
Fibula break with ligament tear. Pain with severe swelling and bruising. Now ankle and top off foot numb. Is this from swelling?
Fibula break with li: Yes, the nerves are compressed because of the swelling and the foot can become numb. Get off your foot, elevate it, use crutches so that there is no weight on this foot asap and get treated either with a soft cast for a few days than a hard cast or surgery, let your orthopedist decide depending on the x-rays either way you should not put any weight on this limb or you can dislocate the fracture. ...Read more
I am experiencing leg pain, varicose veins, difficulty walking and calf swelling. The following also describe me: Leg swelling and Leg tenderness. What should I do?
I have spider veins on both legs and have severe knee and leg pain, also the veins swell up and causes it to be hard to sit, stand, and walk.
Other reasons.: In addition to your spider veins, you sound as if you may also have varicose veins. Your symptoms, however, are not typical of just vein problems. You should start with a full venous evaluation by a vein specialist including a venous reflux ultrasound. Depending on this, you may also need to have other causes of your symptoms evaluated such as orthopedic and neurologic. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Leg pain x1 week hard to pinpoint where sometimes calf sometimes back of thigh. No redness or swelling. Visible vein on inside back knee. DVT?
Leg pain: Can not rule out - any risk factors such as prolonged plane or car rides or recent surgery. Any history of prior clots. Could also be baker's cyst back of knee - check for swelling in the back of the knee. If continues - should get evaluated especially if your leg begins to swell ...Read more
34yr old with pain behind right knee into top of calf when bending leg or walking. Dont see any bruising or swelling. How to tell if its a blood clot?
DVT/FOOT SPRAIN: There are many causes for DVT but all causes revolve around 3 factors: stasis of blood, injury to the vessel wall or increased propensity to clot(hypercoagulabe state). A foot sprain should not cause a DVT or have any relationship to it unless the sprain is treated by casting or prolonged immobilization . In this particular case, then stasis could lead to clotting. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possibly: As dr. Berg said, if it is on the same side, maybe. However, if you aren't even sure that you have injured your foot, it seems less likely. An injury can certainly cause phlebitis, but it is usually more direct and easy to connect. You can certainly get phlebitis simply because you have varicose veins. The most important thing that you need is an unltrasound and then treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have splinter hemorrhages + swollen posterior calf from Achilles to gastrocnemius. Area also cold when palpated. Can endocarditis cause this?
Knee is swelling, difficulty in bending and putting weight on leg? no recollection of trauma to the knee
Feel like a Swelling/knot/bulge in upper leg, no trauma, not painful and feel it only when leg is crossed. Doesn't really feel like a lump. Any ideas?
Lipoma: Most likely is a benign fatty tumor called a lipoma. if the tissue is soft and mobile likely a lipoma. YOu can also have an injection granuloma. if you have to give yourself shots in your upper leg regularly you can get scar tissue in the area called a granuloma which is benign. IF the buldge persists over 2 weeks then see your doctor ...Read more
2 yr old developed limp/leg drag in left leg 10 days ago. Says owie a lot. No trauma. No swelling. X-ray today showed healthy leg. Any ideas??
Post infectious: synovitis is the most common cause of this presentation. It usually lasts one to two weeks with improvement starting within a week. A good physical exam should help and if he is worsening he should be seen by an orthopedic specialist. If you would like to discuss this in more detail feel free to connect to me through health tap concierge http://www.healthtap.com/freisleben use code XATXVC https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUzQGEghiYs ...Read more
I have trochanteric bursitis in my hip. I also have a very tender indented spot 6-8 inches down my leg. No injury/trauma or redness/swelling concern?
Extreme pain down both arms when sneezing/coughing.Numbness/swelling of neck/am.Unable to walk normal/rubber legs.Had neck trauma yrs ago too.
L'Hermitte Sign: You describe a sign of shooting pain that coincides with pressure on the nerves. Usually this results with neck loading--yours doesn't, it's spontaneous. Spinal stenosis can be a result of disc herniation, arthritic spurs, or congenital defects that result in an abnormally small spinal canal. When associated with leg symptoms as well, this is concerning. You need to be seen by a spine specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Heart, Liver, Kidney: Disease and decreased function as well as increased salt intake, stopping diuretics, will all lead to swelling, but usually involve both legs. One side, maybe from pressure on the veins draining that side. Do you have any swelling in the groin/belly on that side? Worth a visit to the doctor. ...Read more
I have pain in the top of my knee when i bend my knee at all and a fair amount of swelling and redness and warm no trauma associated?
Lt. Knee pain agg. In full extension and also slight pain while walking.No click sound no swelling no trauma. What's the m/c causes? No specific hx.
I am 28 yrs old mother of boy 2 yrs n girl 10 mts. Since 2weeks i'm having a rt knee jt swelling which appeared gradually without any sort of trauma?
My fourth toe (on right foot only) became swollen with no trauma 3 days ago. Swelling now spread to foot/ankle. No bug bite I'm aware of.
I have skin discoloration and swelling on my right shin. It is red and honeycomb shaped. There has been no trauma or pain. Blood and x-rays normal. ?
Skin condition: There are many different skin conditions that could cause this from dermatitis/eczema, psorisis, or something more serious. Depends on how long it has been there, other symtoms like itching or pain or if it bleeds or drains any. A picture would help. you may need it biopsied to find out specifically what is causing it. You could try topical hydrocortisone cream for a short period if it helps. ...Read more
What cause very sudden ankle pain/soreness/tenderness?
No injury/trauma.Tenderness under inside ankle.No shoe change.Pos lt swelling.prev lt hiking.
Acute left knee trauma = 1wk ago = bruising, swelling, numbness, burning and pain. Doing: rest, ice, compression, elevation = help.. Any ideas?
Get examined: It would help to know how you hurt your knee( direct fall on it...Awkward landing after a jump w/ a 'pop', etc.). The mechanism of injury can often lead to a certain diagnosis. A good examination of your non- injured knee, then a thorough exam of the injured knee by an experienced ors should give you your diagnosis . If needed, an MRI may be helpful to confirm... Best of luck! ...Read more
I have bad pain in my toe joints on my left foot, no trauma brought this on, there is no swelling or redness. My ankle was the same the other week?
Gout?: With no trauma and pain in joints particularly known for its' love of the big toe (halux), it could be uric acid crystals settling into joint. Age and diet related, so just a wild guess. Go to an md, there at least 2 medications that work for this ailment. Good luck! rule out rheumatoid arthritis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Acute l knee trauma: direct fall; x-ray:(soft tissue swelling) anterior lower thigh & knee, no other abnormalities noted. S/s numbness, pain (8) burning upon flexion, bruising, edema. Need of mri?
Cause of chronic BL foot pain/heat (heel/arch/ball) in girl ~7 yrs old? X rays normal, no acute trauma, swelling, or other sx. No BL knee jerk reflex.
Undiagnosed: X-rays only show the bones. So the bones are fine. MRI shows muscle, tendons, ligaments. Perhaps an MRI would rule out a neuroma, lipoma, or other cause of pain. It is a little unusual to have bilateral foot problems in a 7 year old. Check with a specialist- podiatry, orthopedics, pediatrician to find and treat the cause of the problem. Certain hospitals focus on pediatrics. CHOP and Hershey Med. ...Read more