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Who Knows How To Wrap A Leg To Reduce Leg Edema
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
Experimenting edema on legs and burning sensation all over my body. Uric acid level is 7.1. How to reduce the symptoms? I have CKD.
LE edema, CKD: if you have edema you may be fluid overloaded.Usually an increase in BUN( urea) which occurs in CKD causes itching but your burning may be a variation. Uric acid(not the same as urea) of 7 is upper limits , the edema is the real issue Call your renal doctor today or go to ER as you may need a water pill / IV to get the fluid off . Check CMP, and U/A as you may be spilling protein due to CKD . ...Read more
Lower leg swelling knee and below. Injured knee 3 days ago.Have been wraping it.Took off wraps to find swelling . E.R. Or wait female 54 working out caused sore knee thus now swelling after wrapping
The : The swelling may be due to the wrap preventing appropriate circulation and fluid return in the lower leg. We call this edema. I would recommend that you see your primary care doctor for evaluation of your knee injury to rule out a sprain or tear in the supporting structures. It is unlikley that you have a clot in your leg but this can also be assessed. ...Read more
Feels like snake wrapped around lower leg. Leg has minor swelling + vein stick out. Have muscle bulge in hamstring. Arteriovenous US + ABI normal. Hlp?
I have acute lymphadema in my right leg, what can I do other than wrapping to bring the swelling down some days the discomfort is unbearable?
Options for treatmen: First and foremost, make sure it is lymphedema. If you do not have sharp cutoffs and lobulations but simple pitting swelling that affects the entire foot and leg, it is not lymphedema. The wrong treatment will hurt. Get to a wound care specialist that knows the disease. Treatments can include different types of wraps, pumps, lymphatic massage, etc. No diuretics or antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My dad suddenly woke up today with edema all over his body starting from his eyes, hands and legs.Also having some itching around his body.Please can you let me know what can we do and if dangerous?
See Doctor ASAP: Swelling in the face, hands, and legs with itching could be a severe allergic reaction to food or medication, and this should be evaluated immediately. Edema could also be fluid retention from a condition such as congestive heart failure, but this should be evaluated immediately as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fluid retention: There are many causes of this fluid retention some very serious such as kidney failure, heart failure, cirrhosis of the liver and portal vein blockage in the liver. Less serious causes include varicose veins, and excessive salt in the diet. Infrequent causes can be blockage of the veins in the abdomen. Single leg edema can indicate a dangerous clot in the leg. See your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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