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

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Suggest treatment for swollen ankles and rashes on lower legs

Yes please I had open heart surgery two months ago valve replacement last nite my anckels have become swollen and a rash developed on my lower part of my legs not bad but persistent ...
 

What causes swelling in the leg and ankles?

ankle and leg started swelling 71/2 yrs after heart surgery why and what can be done to reduce the swelling ...
 

What causes swollen ankles while on blood pressure medication?

ankles and feet are very montrous swollen, Imhave bronchial asthma and my breathing is very shallow my legs are very heavy and I have gained 40lbs. in a month time and cannot get rid of the weight. I think ...
 

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 ...
 

Suggest treatment for swollen ankles

I have swollen ankles and lower legs. very sore burning feet. I have been on my feet for 4 days taking care of 2 small grandchildren so that is the cause. They are somewhat better the past 24 hrs and i ...
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What causes swollen ankles and legs with pain?

My ankles, feet, legs fingers etc. are swollen. Yesterday it also felt like my heart was gonna pop right out of my chest. A really weird feeling. That part is gone today but the swelling is still there ...
 

What is the treatment for swollen and bruised leg and ankle?

I hit the back of my leg between my ankle and calf on the corner of a table about a month ago. It instantly bruised and swelled up. As I said it has been about a month and although the bruising has faded ...
 

Swollen leg and ankle after a fall with bruising. Burning and chills in the leg. Is it normal?

I fell about 2 weeks ago and hit the front of my lower leg. (no break in skin) my leg was swollen and my ankle turned black and blue. (that part is gone now) however after 2 or so weeks I still have ...
 

What causes swelling in the feet, ankle and legs?

I have swollen feet, ankles and lower legs. In the last year and a half I had both knees partially replaced , I m diabetic type 2 that uses insulin. I spend my days lately crocheting and watching TV. Why ...
 

What causes swollen ankles, legs and wrists after drinking an energy drink?

a little swelling in my lower legs and wrists too, but mostly in my feet/ankles... what happened.. over ...I had to drive alot for work from Monday to Wednesday night.. got about 5 1/2 hours sleep total ...
 

Painful, swollen ankle after fall. Calf pain, swollen lower leg. Doctor required?

for it after it hadn t healed in 6 months. Ankle was stable just very painful still. This past week, while ... in left side of my foot that goes into my calf almost to my knee. My lower leg is severly swollen too ...
 

Suggest treatment for swollen, stiff feet and ankles

. Getting progressively worse after 2 or 3 months.Help. ...Painful stiff feet and very swollen moving up thru ankles to calves. When I press my calve with my ...
 

Is swelling of ankles and legs a symptom of heart disease?

As a 74 year old woman, sometimes I notice after sitting 5 or more hours, that my ankles and legs seem a bit swollen ( for example about an inch larger in circumference as compared to early in morning ...
 

Suggest treatment for swollen and painful knee and ankle

get sick whenever I eat, I have had diarrhea for the last 3 months straight, especially after eating ... the baby there, after that we didn t do anything for months, before when we had sex it didn t hurt, but now ...
 

Suggest medication for swollen feet & dark ankles, lower legs after an upper thigh surgery

Had upper thigh surgery in 99, diabetic, since, developed swollen feet and lower legs with skin turning very dark lower legs ankles and top of feet, have dark spot under one nail hasn t gone away, could ...
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what causes swollen ankles?
Hello! There are various conditions that can cause swollen ankles including heart disease,liver conditions , kidney disease ,hypothyroidism, venous insufficiency of your legs etc. Medical history , other symptoms ,physical examination and some tests are necessary to know more about the possible cause. Take care.
 
After flying 9 hrs, & driving 5, moving my legs & feet and walking when possible, 2 hours later my ankles are still swollen. Overweight, no pain,Slighlty tingly
Hi, swelling of your ankles mostly due to prolong journey and sitting. I suggest you elevate leg end by keeping pillows under legs while sleeping or when you sit.
 
What are the causes for ankle swelling?
Hello. There are many causes of swollen ankles. The most serious problems would be heart failure, deep vein thrombosis (usually only one ankle) and kidney disease. If you have only one leg swollen you need to be seen in Emergency immediately to be evaluated for possible thrombosis. If both ankles are swollen it would be good to cut down on salt intake and see your doctor for exam and blood tests
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