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Got swelling left legon- off last trimester to 8 mon post baby. Got test done thrice for DVT came negative - baby is 16mons got swelling in leg now ?

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Dr. Gregory Spitz
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Reflux

Reflux or backflow of the veins in the superficial or deep system can cause this as well as lymphedema.

In brief: Reflux

Reflux or backflow of the veins in the superficial or deep system can cause this as well as lymphedema.
Dr. Gregory Spitz
Dr. Gregory Spitz
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Dr. Garry Choy
Radiology

In brief: Possible

Possible to get swelling around this time due to venous congestion, cardiovascular changes, or vein compression (usually later).
If swelling gets worse do keep an eye on it and get tested to exclude dvt.

In brief: Possible

Possible to get swelling around this time due to venous congestion, cardiovascular changes, or vein compression (usually later).
If swelling gets worse do keep an eye on it and get tested to exclude dvt.
Dr. Garry Choy
Dr. Garry Choy
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