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On clexane after total abdominal hysterectomy, feel numbness in right thigh, swollen feet. Any ideas ?

I had a total abdominal hysterectomy 4 days ago, i was on clexane before the suregery and have been on clexane since. I was out of bed the day after surgery and have been up and about since, the longest i am in bed is when i am sleeping during the night. I am 354lbs, and in good health, no diabetes or hypertension . I have been feeling a numbness in my right thigh since the surgery, now both my feet are getting swollen below the ankle, i am constantly walking around and when not walking i am moving my feet?
Asked On : Tue, 11 Dec 2012
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The swelling in your feet could be due to cardiac or renal cause or the post operative immobilization. Usually restricting the salt intake takes care of the minor swelling. A detailed evaluation and investigations by a physician will be helpful.
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Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Fri, 14 Dec 2012
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