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What Causes Edema After Surgery
Lt ankle tendon surgery 2 weeks ago now pitting edema. What can cause this? Slight redness and warmth on ankle bone.
Edema is also known as Swelling. Fluid in the tissues, either caused by something local to the swollen area like an injury or inflammation, or from the body's retention of water. Gravity brings the fluid to the feet & legs in that case. As a general rule, if one foot is swollen, something is wrong with the foot. If both feet are swollen, it's not the feet, but water ...Read more
Bilateral pitting edema. And veins showing on feet causing this? Had for about a month now.Causes?I am over weight. I just had umbilical surgery 6week
Bilateral edema: Call your doctor or go to ER today. may be due to clots(after surgery) , scarring, venous stasis, increased abdominal pressure.( abdominal HTN). Elevate feet, do not wear tight socks. May need diuretic to remove fluid Would also check EF and heart echocardiogram. Check BP. f/u w/doc ER today ...Read more
Doctor said bilateral peripheral edema is caused by my obesity?Should I get another opinion?recently had umbilical hernia surgery haven't been active.
Obesity-->edema.: Because of the increase in intra-abdominal pressure due to obesity, venous return of blood from the legs to the heart is impaired, leading to fluid accumulation in the legs. Granted other things could cause this edema, but obesity is one possible cause. Losing weight will obviously help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a bartholin cyst two years ago and popped on its own causing a loose skin thats become edema after vulvar cyst surgery. Please any advise. Thank?
Day5 after Hydrocele surgery.Scrotum feels the same and have same size like before.I was expecting a postop. edema, but feels exactly like my hydrocel?
2 years agoa day after right mastectomy i felt non pitting edema 3-4 inches below the surgery incision. It is progressive and all over the body. Why?
Is it ok to gain some weight after pacemaker implantation? I gained about 5 lbs within a month after surgery. But i don't think this is edema.
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
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