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Why my leg at the ankle is swollen?

Why my leg at the ankle is swollen?

Swelling: Can occur from many causes. I suggest you see your family dr. ...Read more

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My legs and ankles have been swollen and painful for 2 days now i walked a lot 2 days prior but have done so in the past but this has never happened?.?

BLE edema : This degree of dependent edema or edema from venous insufficiency is less likely in a 24 yr old. Profile lists 2 meda which may provide further information. Ibuprofen/nsaids can cause edema & variables unique to you may explain why this would be the case. Synthroid (thyroxine) could indicate hypothyroid under treatment or pretibital myxedema. Many internal causes are possible that your dr could assess for. ...Read more

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Legs have been swollen for two weeks I have dibeates and hypertension i was recently dignoised with chronic kidney failure. For the past two weeks my legs and ankles have been swollen really bad, after i soak them or get up from laying down they burn but

Legs have been swollen for two weeks I have dibeates and hypertension i was recently dignoised with chronic kidney failure. For the past two weeks my legs and ankles have been swollen really bad, after i soak them or get up from laying down they burn but

Swollen legs: What stage of chronic kidney disease (ckd) are you in? See a nephrologist and get a 24 hour urine for creatinine clearance and protein. If you have ckd 1 or 2, you will likely need to see a cardiologist to evaluate your heart's ejection fraction, as ckd of this degree is not normally associated with swelling. If you have a high protein in your collection, that could be the cause of your edema. ...Read more

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What could cause a swollen leg and ankle?

What could cause a swollen leg and ankle?

Thrombosis: An abrupt swelling of the leg can be very serious and represent a blood clot in the veins of the leg. This needs to be evaluated immediately. Other causes are usually chronic related to venous insufficiency or chronic congestive heart failure. ...Read more

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What are common causes of a swollen leg and ankle?

What are common causes of a swollen leg and ankle?

Swelling: There are so many causes i could fill the page. I will list a few and others will ad to the list. High blood pressure, injury, tendonitis, ligament tear, alcohol, diabetes, circulatory issues, arthritis, allergic reaction, blood clots etc... ...Read more

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Ankle and leg always swollen when I eat salty snacks/ what are substitutes?

Ankle and leg always swollen when I eat salty snacks/ what are substitutes?

Salt Substitute: Salt causes water retention, excess fluids that the kidneys cannot excrete may end up as fluid accumulation around the ankles. Elevate the feet when sitting to the level of your heart, wear ted hose or jobst stockings, and limit your salt intake. Find other seasonings that won't kill you. ...Read more

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I had a chondroplasty and lateral release last week. Is it normal for my leg and ankle to be squishy and swollen?

Normal post-op: The ankle and leg swelling are from edema which happens after surgery. Make sure to elevate your foot and ankle higher than your knee to help the swelling come down. Also ice your knee. It should come down over time. ...Read more

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