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I have swelling in my foot and leg after a bypass surgery. Is it normal?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Foot swelling

Lower extremity swelling not unusual after saphenous vein harvesting.
May need support hose, get wound checked to be sure no infection.

In brief: Foot swelling

Lower extremity swelling not unusual after saphenous vein harvesting.
May need support hose, get wound checked to be sure no infection.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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Dr. Randy Stevens
Also a function of heart failure. Talk to your cardiologist. Better heart function will give you better leg size. Keep a close eye on your diuretic medicine.
2 doctors agree

In brief: Bypass

With vein harvesting edema is common.
But always report any concern to your surgeon.

In brief: Bypass

With vein harvesting edema is common.
But always report any concern to your surgeon.
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Dr. Thomas Inwood
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Dr. Gregory LaMorte
Dentistry - Periodontics
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In brief: Seek care now

Was that the leg that the grafts were taken from? Call you surgeon and report it.

In brief: Seek care now

Was that the leg that the grafts were taken from? Call you surgeon and report it.
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
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