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Suggest treatment for swelling in the leg

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Dr. Ilir Sharka


Practicing since :2001

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Posted on Fri, 3 Mar 2017 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Question: what would cause my right leg from the knee down to swell?
Answered by Dr. Ilir Sharka 15 minutes later
Brief Answer:
I would recommend as follows:

Detailed Answer:

Welcome and thank you for asking on HCM!

Your symptoms seem to deep vein thrombosis or inflammation.

I recommend going to the ER for a physical exam and some test:

- a Doppler ultrasound of the leg vessels
- complete blood count, PCR, ESR for inflammation
- kidney and liver function tests.

Hope to have been helpful!

Kind regards,

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