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How long does swelling of legs or abdomen associated with eclampsia last?

How long does swelling of legs or abdomen associated with eclampsia last?

IF U HAD ECLAMPSIA: U should still be followed very closely by your doctor who took care of u because as u know now adays pre-eclampsia should not become eclampsia if u were having regular OB care, so if u are worried about swelling u need to call your doc right now to make sure everything is ok and that your blood pressure is not still elevated or going up again or go back to the hos where u delivered for evaulation. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

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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How long does swelling of legs or abdomen associated with hellp syndrome last?

How long does swelling of legs or abdomen associated with hellp syndrome last?

See below: Actually hellp and preeclampsia really are not associated with swelling - this is still in the old text books, but we do not use swelling as an indication for for hellp or preeclampsia. ...Read more

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How long does swelling of legs or abdomen associated with pregnancy last?

How long does swelling of legs or abdomen associated with pregnancy last?

Depends: Some patient will have edema through delivery and for a few weeks after birth. Others who have mild edema will find that in the evening with elevation of feet the swelling goes down. If you are pregnant and have swelling inform your md as it may also be seen with high blood pressure. ...Read more

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I want to know what's the best treatment for lower leg swelling?

I want to know what's the best treatment for lower leg swelling?

Depends on cause of: The swelling: 1: blood clot, once diagnosed can be treated with clot busters, 2: rupture of a cyst behind the knee, is treated with pain meds, etc. 3: if swelling is due to a bony lesion, its removal can be done; 4: soft tissue swelling, from a tumor, infection, fluid collection(incl. Blood) will need to be removed or drained. Ask your pcp for the specific symptoms that you have, and he'll help. ...Read more

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I taking pd yet still have swelling in legs and feet is there a treatment?

Yes: Swelling of the feet and legs is a symptom which comes on with prolonged sitting/standing, obesity, venous incompetence, heart failure, kidney problems, and persistence of this should prompt you to seek help of a phlebologist. Check out www.Phlebology.Org to find one in your area. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for leg swelling. And which specialist doctor can provide treatment.

What is the treatment for leg swelling. And which specialist doctor can provide treatment.

Leg swelling is due: To multiple causes and we treat the root of the problem. Check out these links. Take care! http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/leg-swelling/my00592. http://www.m.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/swollen-ankles-and-feet. ...Read more

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What could be the treatment for leg swelling, at the age of 57.Done basic treatment. And require specialist doctor.

What could be the treatment for leg swelling, at the age of 57.Done basic treatment. And require specialist doctor.

What is basic treatm: Do u mean elevate, decrease salt intake, things u did on ur own? If so u need 2 c an internist and find the cause. After a firm diagnosis he/her will b able 2 get u on the proper treatment program. ...Read more

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Any advice on what over-the-counter treatments could help leg swelling, foot numbness due to circulation problems?

Any advice on what over-the-counter treatments could help leg swelling, foot numbness due to circulation problems?

See a Physician: I do not think that over the counter products will help your circulation. You should see a specialist and have your circulation checked out. ...Read more

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Swelling in legs& feet gone down now, belly has filled up quite a bit. Sleeping a lot, shortness of breath no appetite & falling please advise.

Swelling in legs& feet gone down now, belly has filled up quite a bit.  Sleeping a lot, shortness of breath no appetite & falling please advise.

Cirrhosis: Your cirrhosis appears to be advanced. You should discuss your situation and symptoms with your doctor. You should understand your problems so you can do your best to work with the drs on your situation. ...Read more

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Muliple retroperitoneal nodes, Intermediate Uveitis,Petechiae, liver upper limits,left leg swelling, nodes in neck less 1cm, Lower back pain.Thoughts

Muliple retroperitoneal nodes, Intermediate Uveitis,Petechiae, liver upper limits,left leg swelling, nodes in neck less 1cm, Lower back pain.Thoughts

Sarcoid vs lymphoma: Retroperitnoeal lymph nodes and uveitis remind me of sarcoidosis we should also think of lymphoma which could have infiltrated the bone marrow and caused petechiae due to low platelets i advise you to check with your physician to start looking for the cause and stop guessing ...Read more

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Back & stomach pain past kidney issues and just recently went through a incomplete miscarriage and was hemorging for 15 days. Pain in right lower stomach and by hip pain close to ribs and lower back pain and swelling on right kidney and swelling in legs

Back & stomach pain past kidney issues and just recently went through a incomplete miscarriage and was hemorging  for 15 days. Pain in right lower stomach  and by hip pain close to ribs and lower back pain and swelling on right kidney and swelling in legs

It : It sounds like you have a very complicated recent past medical history with the incomplete miscarriage and hemorrhage. I am sorry that you had to go through that. With your symptoms in the setting of a recent incomplete miscarriage, your doctor should be aware of the pain and swelling you are having. It would be reasonable to consult with your physician for an evaluation. I wish you the best in this difficult situation. ...Read more

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What can cause swelling of legs and ankles?

Vein disease: Leg swelling often caused by chronic venous insufficiency which is a problem that causes to much pressure to be in the veins near the skin. A venous specialist can diagnose and treat this condition. ...Read more

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What causes swelling of legs and feel and makes them feel like they are burning?

Maybe vein disease: Vein disease often causes these symptoms. I would recommend evaluation by a venous specialist. ...Read more

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What causes extreme swelling of legs and feet?

What causes extreme swelling of legs and feet?

Many things: A blockage in the vein drainage in the pelvis 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. ...Read more

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Swelling of legs and ankles. First noticed on transatlantic flight?

Swelling of legs and ankles. First noticed on transatlantic flight?

No movement: If you are on a long flight and your legs are dependent, and not moving then your lower extremities can swell. The concern is that you don't have or wont develop a clot. It is always good to mention your new finding to your internist. Next time you travel, compressive socks or hoosiery can be worn. Also, try and get up on the plane every now and then to move around. ...Read more

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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Leg Swelling (Definition)

Leg swelling could be due to infection, allergy, poor circulation/congestive heart failure or lymphadema. If you have leg swelling you ...Read more


Dr. Douglas Joyce
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Swelling Of Legs (Definition)

= edema of lower extremities and is due to ...Read more