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I have 1 swollen leg after ORIF and DVT. I’m on blood thinners. Should I wear compression stockings on both legs despite different measurements?
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I’m 6 weeks out of a leg cast after ORIF due to breaking my fibula above the ankle. I developed a DVT in my upper thigh during treatment. I’m on blood thinners now for a while (Rivaoxyban). My leg and foot are still swollen and it's painful to walk.
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Why do my legs become swollen only above the knee, including my thighs?
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Both my legs swell above the knee to my thighs. In the morning my legs feel normal. It looks wrinkley above the knee. The swelling starts in the afternoon. The most is in the evening. In the morning it looks normal. This happens daily for the past 2 months. I've seen my doctor and she said she never saw anything like this and doesn't know to which doctor to send me to. I've measured my legs in diameter and the difference from morning till night is about 3 cm. What can it be?
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Did I develop rapid-onset venous insufficiency at age 33?
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Literally overnight I went from never having had a single problem with edema in my life to having what appears to be a chronic problem in both legs. I pushed myself hard trying to work on my bathroom 12 days ago and was up for 30 hours working (3rd all nighter in that week). The next day my lower legs ballooned up. I went on Pred which ends tonight, and got 20-30mmHg socks which I wore last weekend. Mon-Wed everything seemed good. Last night both legs started swelling up again. Am I in trouble?
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Could compression stockings cause shortness of breath?
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Had heart valve replacement last Dec. 2017 Retaining fluid change diet and fluid intake was doing better. Dr. was worried about swelling in legs, prescribed compression stockings. Now shortness of breath has returned. Could compression stockings push fluid up to stomach area and heart causing shortness of breath? Weight is great no increase in months.
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I injured my leg and developed a bloodclot. I'm an 18 year old female. Is there a cure? I cant walk.
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I hurt my knee badly. When I went to the doctor he prescribed me pain killers and a knee brace. The swelling was really bad and didn't change a week later, although he assured me I'd be fine in five days. A second doctor discovered it was a blood causing the swelling. He did an x-ray, but all he found was a superficial bloodclot on the medial side of my left knee. I can actually see it. My leg is still swollen. I can't bend it or put weight on it. I haven't been able to walk in two weeks.
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Are untreated fibroids fatal?
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I was diagnosed with uterine fibroids a year ago. I'm having permanent back pain and my legs are swollen.
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I have severe swelling in my ankles and legs along with discoloration and pain. What should I do?
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I had a venous doppler test done to rule out a blood clot. No clot was found and showed normal venous flow. However, I still have severe swelling in my ankles and legs along with discoloration and pain. It hurts to walk or even sit down. There is a light-red rash that is above both ankles and only goes half way around the leg. It goes up only to the shin bone area and is on both legs. I've been prescribed compression stockings but if there was normal blood flow then why compression?
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I'm 50 years old and have knee problems and lots of swelling. Is it safe to wear the Ted anti embolism thigh high stockings while I sleep?
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Should I wear regular compression stockings when I am forced to be active and move around vertically?
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Wearing a compression stocking after skin cancer surgery on lower leg but it is swollen.
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Surgery for removal and then a skin graft repair, other than being very sore my leg is now fairly swollen, should I remove the stocking? Appreciate your answer. I will see the surgeons and nurses on Tuesday.
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Can I wear pantyhose instead of medical compression stockings?
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I have large varicose veins. Do pantyhose work just as well as medical grade compression stockings?
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What could cause a sudden onset of low back pain, terrible sciatia, and calf and foot swelling in one leg?
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Two years ago I went to bed with a slight back ache, woke up several hours later with excruciating pain in low back and left leg, cramping and swelling in left leg and foot. The left leg and foot became extremely swollen. DVT was ruled out. I can't walk without a compression sock, and I've been diagnosed as having G/S vein reflux and told that the back and sciatica are separate issues not related to the venous problem. This all began at same time, so how is not all related to one issue?
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