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Is it worth a trip to the doctor for lower leg swelling?

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Marianne DiNapoli
Obstetrics & Gynecology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Yes.

There are many causes of lower leg swelling, including some dangerous ones like heart failure or deep vein thrombosis.
For this reason, it is always a good idea to be evaluated by a physician if you have leg swelling.

In brief: Yes.

There are many causes of lower leg swelling, including some dangerous ones like heart failure or deep vein thrombosis.
For this reason, it is always a good idea to be evaluated by a physician if you have leg swelling.
Marianne DiNapoli
Marianne DiNapoli
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Dr. Ted King
Phlebology

In brief: Absolutely

I completely agree with drs.
Dinapoli and machtinger. Something serious and, potentially, even life threatening shouldn't be ignored.

In brief: Absolutely

I completely agree with drs.
Dinapoli and machtinger. Something serious and, potentially, even life threatening shouldn't be ignored.
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King
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