Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
186 Doctors are Online

Left leg gets swollen, lasts for 3-4 days and subsides. Reasons ?

Hi Dr. Arun, My left leg (below the knee till my ankle) often gets swollen. there is a depression that forms when I press that area. The swelling lasts for 3-4 days and then subsides. The frequency is once in couple of weeks. This has been going on for 3-4months. There is a bit of discomfort while walking as well. What could be the reason? Regards, AAAAA
Asked On : Fri, 31 Aug 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  23
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Sports Medicine Specialist 's  Response
this is gravitational oedema it is inflamation of knee joints if you over weight you should decrease body weight.elevate you lower limb to release oedema and make ice should go to vascular specialist
Answered: Wed, 19 Sep 2012
I find this answer helpful

1 Doctor agrees with this answer

Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor