Does edema hurt ?
A couple of years ago I had DVT's in my lower left leg. After I recovered my skin started to get discolored and my Doctor had me have subfacial ligation. Now two years lears my leg get painful and swells after a long day. I can make an impression in my skin, Pitting edema ?? Does edema besides...
Does congestive heart failure its edema ?
I suffer from severe edema, fluid in lungs and around heart impairing my respiration heart also. Can someone explain to me, when a victim undergoes diuresis by drugs or ultrafiltration, exactly HOW DOES the water trapped within the limbs, tissues, etc, which traversed the veins capillaries in the...
My left leg is always cold and I am always tired. Doctors said I had an edema in my leg because it is swollen. What can i do to get rid of that edema?
Hi and thanks for the query,
Getting rid of the oedema depends on the cause. A careful physical examination and tests are required. Problems with a blood vessel or compression must be carefully considered. A doppler ultrasound of the lower limb and clinical evaluation to exclude swollen lumph nodes or masses that could be compressing lymphatic vessels. Thanks. Consult an internist, Bain LE, MD.
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