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What could be the cause of swelling in both foot and legs in a 70 year old thin person?

What could be the cause of swelling in both foot and legs in a 70 year old thin person?

Venous insufficiency: Damage to the venous system returning blood to the heart from the legs. Medication can also cause this. ...Read more

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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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Is it normal for mononucleosis to cause tingling in the face and hands in adults?

Is it normal for mononucleosis to cause tingling in the face and hands in adults?

Tingling: Is not typically seen unless one hyperventilated, has a high fever or an electrolyte imbalance. discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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I get acute severe edema of the hands, feet and face along with a tingling, burning pain within moments of eating certain foods and drinking alcohol?

See an allergist: These symptoms need to be investigated, consult an allergist for testing and proper diagnosis. They may or may not be related to food intake. ...Read more

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What cause bulging in hand's and feet of teenager?

What cause bulging in hand's and feet of teenager?

Pediatrician: Please take the teenager to pediatrician to check to see if kidneys working properly. ...Read more

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What can cause terrible foot swelling with pain in both feet and a fever?

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What can cause terrible foot swelling with pain in both feet and a fever?

Swelling pain: First if you are having swelling of both legs with fever i highly recommended you either see your doctor or go to nearest er. It could either be cellulitis or a dvt, which is a blood clot in your leg. ...Read more

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Can there be an age limit for fibro myalgia, and could it cause swelling in hands and feet?

Can there be an age limit for fibro myalgia, and could it cause swelling in hands and feet?

Probably not: Fibromyalgia ranges at least from adolescence and probably from early in childhood. Growing older does not spare anyone. Swelling (if objective) would have a different cause. ...Read more

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What could be a cause of numbness in hands and overall shakiness? Paired with frequent diarrhea and stomach pain

What could be a cause of numbness in hands and overall shakiness? Paired with frequent diarrhea and stomach pain

See a doctor: There are conceivable ways in which these symptoms might be connected, but only on a theoretical basis. It is more probable that there are at least two different issues and my advice would be to see your PCP for an initial evaluation and they may want you to be seen by specialists (GI and neurology). Good luck and hope this gets worked out successfully. ...Read more

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What may be the reason for an elderly person who has reddish coloring (platelets?) on sole and heel bottoms of feet, with minimal pain and swelling?

What may be the reason for an elderly person who has reddish coloring (platelets?) on sole and heel bottoms of feet, with minimal pain and swelling?

May be normal: Reddish coloring on the sole and heel are common findings, most likely the result of increased blood flow to these areas as a result of the micro-trauma of walking and running. Have these changed recently? If so, it may be worth checking out, just to rule out infection, especially if you are a diabetic. ...Read more

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What can cause tingling sensations in the hands and feet when you are high from smoking pot?

What can cause tingling sensations in the hands and feet when you are high from smoking pot?

Not typical: My best guess is that it is a variant of hyperventilation syndrome. As a result of relaxing your respiratory rate doesn't adequately slow. This related to chronic anxiety and CO2 escapes and your blood becomes more alkaline and paresthesias occur. I advise getting professional evaluation & support for anxiety. I suspect a variant of PTSD if not overt PTSD. ...Read more

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Is there a chance that swelling of my feet and lower legs(excessivly) can have any thing to do with exzema. Very painful, and unable to walk.?

Is there a chance that swelling of my feet and lower legs(excessivly) can have any thing to do with exzema. Very painful, and unable to walk.?

Eczema swelling: Some autoimmune diseases, of which eczema is classified, can lead to excessive swelling of the lower extremities. I often do not see much swelling with eczema in general though. Often times, other autoimmune issues may be at work and should be evaluated. If you have any other medical issues, such as heart or lung, these may contribute to swelling, as well. ...Read more

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Would a torn ACL cause excessive water in knee and a very sensitive calf? And swelling in ankles and foot, ?Or could a sciatic nerve cause all of this?

Would a torn ACL cause excessive water in knee and a very sensitive calf? And swelling in ankles and foot, ?Or could a sciatic nerve cause all of this?

ACL: Yes. The water is inflammation in the knee joint - from the torn acl. Thing like a bakers cyst behind the knee or a torn knee joint capsule could cause the fluid to leak out and affect the calf and cause swelling in the affected leg. Due to the instability in the knee, you would be compensating and using muscles differently so could aggravate the affected leg and put pressure on the sciatic nerve. ...Read more

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Sir what are the symptoms of having deficiency of blood in body?My hands and legs become very cold in hot days also.

Sir what are the symptoms of having deficiency of blood in body?My hands and legs become very cold in hot days also.

More info is needed: Please see your doctor for blood pressure check and baseline labs to check for anemia. You should check your family history for types of anemia and any history of blood in bowel movements or urine. Make sure you are eating well rounded diet. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does weakness in fingers, tingling in one hand, and what seems to be a small seizure in my foot indicate?

What does weakness in fingers, tingling in one hand, and what seems to be a small seizure in my foot indicate?

See below. : The symptoms you describe sound to be neurological but could also represent a metabolic imbalance. A full neurological exam preferably by a neurologist should be done and they will most likely perform an EMG and ncv study. ...Read more

Hand Swelling (Definition)

What you injured depends on where you stabbed your finger. Regardless, you should apply pressure to the finger to stop the bleeding, but avoid strangulating the finger. Best to seek immediate medical attention to determine ...Read more