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My mothers legs are swollen, red and warm from the knees downwards to her ankles, she struggles to walk, how can I treat it or make it better?

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Dr. Eric Bluman
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle

In brief: Get diagnosed first

There are a number of things that can cause swelling in the legs & ankles.
This is a very nonspecific symptom. I recommend that someone with swelling in these areas should be seen by orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon for a definitive diagnosis so that appropriate treatment can be started. You can find one in your area at www.Aofas.Org.

In brief: Get diagnosed first

There are a number of things that can cause swelling in the legs & ankles.
This is a very nonspecific symptom. I recommend that someone with swelling in these areas should be seen by orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon for a definitive diagnosis so that appropriate treatment can be started. You can find one in your area at www.Aofas.Org.
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