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Why is my lower leg and ankle still swollen 2 months after heart surgery

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Sprained ankle, swollen. Why is it not subsiding?

, and that reduced the swelling by at least 2/3. However, the knot is still painful to walk on, and the ankle is not very painful at all, though it is still swollen. Any idea what the knot could be, and will it just go ...
 

Met with accident. Legs swollen. small bruise on thighs, hip, lower back, ankle hurt. What is the solution?

, as of now, my right knee has fluid in the knee cap, and both my legs are swollen, and i m getting small bruises on my thighs, my hips hurt,my lower back, my ankles, i m pretty much a wreck. i went into the er ...
 

Post medication ankle swollen and hives on one leg.

Bactrim DS. I got the generic from walmart. After 2 weeks of antibiotics the infection is gone. But now, after 3 weeks of being off the medication, I have been noticing my ankle swelling up and I have hives ...
 

Bruised ankle malleolus, swollen knee. History of clots. Advice about risk factors?

bruised on the ankle malleolus and about 2 inches up the leg. I am also badly bruised on the internal side ...I am a 72 year old woman who slipped on soap and fell in a bath 2 days ago. Only my right leg ...
 

Swollen after an injury by cricket ball on ankle area

my leg just above the ankle area 2 days ago and it was swollen immediately, I applied ice on it at the time of injury and then after I applied Iodex ointment (pain killer) but the swelling is still ...
 

Leg injury. Swollen ankle, painful. Swelling reduces when elevating leg. What is wrong?

I got a kick on my inside lower leg, not directly to the bone. I was just fine for about 48 hours it just felt bruised. Now the area and ankle are swollen and when I elevate my leg the swelling reduces ...
 

Metal rods in the ankle. Reddish mark on the leg, swollen foot and leg. Reason?

My father had his ankle area reconstructed 5 months ago. He had 2 rods and some kind of putty stuff to fill a hole in his bone. 5 months later. foot and leg are swellen. There is a large red mark on his leg ...
 

Hives on legs and arms, painful, swollen ankle

I have large red hives on my lower legs and ankles. I also, have one on my right wrist . They are very painful, I am in bed all day. My left ankle is so swollen that it looks like I sprained my ankle ...
 

Leg hurt, swollen, skin got darker. Why?

My left leg got hurt six months ago from a basketball injury. I felt the pain in my calf I iced it and stayed off of it but the last few months it s been getting swollen towards the end of the day from my ...
 

Foot and ankle swollen, taken antibiotics. Have metastatic breast cancer

foot and ankle were swollen. Now it is nine weeks and my foot, ankle, calf and thigh are swollen and each area is about 1 1/2 - 2 inches larger than the other leg. Due to some oral surgery and infection I ...
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Rashes after heart bypass. Why is the leg swollen?

Rash after heart surgery heart bypass and arv 2 weeks ago plus heat and swelling in leg operated on ...
 

Leg, feet and ankles swollen. Using compression hose, no use. Had broken ankle and torn meniscus. Is this the cause for swelling?

both my lower legs ,feet and ankles have been swollen for the last month, my lab work came back normal. they are swollen after a good nights sleep and get larger as the day goes on . I am wearing ...
 

Hard and swollen legs above ankles. Taking cumidin and heart medications. Causes for leg swelling?

my mother is complaining that her lower leg (above the ankle) feels hard she is on cumidin and other heart meds ...
 

Have mitral valve prolapse with regurgitation. Coughing, throat pain, swollen ankles and lower leg, dizziness, chest pressure. Surgery?

pressures. over the course of the last 8-10 weeks my cough is non stop that my throat hurts. my ankles lower legs and ankles are swelling. my resting heart rate in now 82. i m tired all the time, short of breath ...
 

Had stiff lower legs, itch at times and swollen around ankles. Do regular exercise. Underlying cause?

I have had stiff lower legs for about 3 months (wake up with them and lasts all day even after exercise), they itch and at times are swollen around the ankle. I am healthy other than this taking regular ...
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30 yr. old male. 2 swollen feet ankles & legs. they are purplish red painful & feel like their guna pop. i've had it for 9 months. elev. do not work. NKA.
Hello, Thanks for the query to H.C..M. Forum.. Red purplish swollen leg and ankles (both side) may be due to diabetes, renal problems , heart ailments and simple infection. Get in blood for C B C , ESR ( CHRONIC INFECTION), serum creatinine ( kidney), sugar ,lipid profile ( thrombosis). Since 9 moths passed , so consult a physician get his opinion. Good luck. Dr. HET
 
Hi their i had an ankle surgery 7months ago i have 7 screws in my ankle the swelling hasnt gone down and my leg never rexales its allways stiff
MY DEAR PATIENT ANY SURGERY, SPECIALLY BONE SURGERY TAKES AVERY LONG TIME TO HEAL.SO YOU MUST HAVE SOME PATIENCE.TILL YOUR FRACTURE HEALS THE SCREWS WILL BE PLACED AND BECAUSE OF THIS YOUR ANKLE WILL BE SWOLLEN.AND U WILL FIND IT STIFF DUE TO IMMOBILITY.WAIT TILL EVERYTHING HEALS AND THE SCREWS REMOVED .THEN YOUR SWELLING WILL SUBSIDE AND FOR THE STIFFNESS YOU CAN GO FOR PHYSIOTHERAPY EXERCISES.
 
I broke my ankle 11-16-13 & got aircast boot & crutches. All swelling was gone til yesterday when I couldn't elevate my foot all day. Now my entire foot is swol
did you remove the cast or is it still there. due you have any change of colour of foot. prolonged standing or sitting vl cause swollen ankles . so do physiotherpy and also elevate the leg
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