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What is the reason for legs, feet, and ankles being swollen?

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Dr. Roger Hans
Podiatry

In brief: Many

If both legs are swollen , te most likely cause is related to a major organ system, i.
e. Heart, kidney, lungs, liver, etc. First rule outthese problems, then consider weight, veins, lymphatics, injury, meds etc.

In brief: Many

If both legs are swollen , te most likely cause is related to a major organ system, i.
e. Heart, kidney, lungs, liver, etc. First rule outthese problems, then consider weight, veins, lymphatics, injury, meds etc.
Dr. Roger Hans
Dr. Roger Hans
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Dr. David Bloome
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Many causes

Bilateral lower extremity swelling can arise from multiple causes including trauma, venous problems, congestive heart failure, liver disorders, and renal conditions.
I recommend a workup from your primary care physician.

In brief: Many causes

Bilateral lower extremity swelling can arise from multiple causes including trauma, venous problems, congestive heart failure, liver disorders, and renal conditions.
I recommend a workup from your primary care physician.
Dr. David Bloome
Dr. David Bloome
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In brief: Swelling

There can be many reasons for leg, ankle, and foot swelling.
Your physicians physical exam will include a vascular exam as well as looking at medical problems that may cause it. Be ready to answer questions..Is it painful, is it on both sides, when is it worse.

In brief: Swelling

There can be many reasons for leg, ankle, and foot swelling.
Your physicians physical exam will include a vascular exam as well as looking at medical problems that may cause it. Be ready to answer questions..Is it painful, is it on both sides, when is it worse.
Dr. Robert Duggan
Dr. Robert Duggan
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