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I am having leg swelling problem if I sit for long time on plane or at computer?

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Dr. Tara Passow
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In brief: To be expected

Lack of movement can increase the chance of swelling in the legs, especially when sitting.
Standing and walking periodically can help prevent this. Long periods of sitting, like in a plane, increase the risk of blood clots in the legs also. Another reason to get up and move, so muscle activity can help move blood and lymph through your system.

In brief: To be expected

Lack of movement can increase the chance of swelling in the legs, especially when sitting.
Standing and walking periodically can help prevent this. Long periods of sitting, like in a plane, increase the risk of blood clots in the legs also. Another reason to get up and move, so muscle activity can help move blood and lymph through your system.
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