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Suggest treatment for swollen and painful legs

My right leg is very swollen , I had an US to R/O a DVT-it was negative, I am an RN and am on my feet a lot, the US showed a Baker s cyst , but my Doctor said that was not the cause of my pain and swelling, I am 57, 5 f t 9 190 lbs-- my leg is not so edematous in the morning,it feels very heavy , and I am not able to bend it very far
Thu, 30 Jul 2020
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Hello,

Your symptoms could be suggestive of lymph edema. I recommend wearing compression socks and use a diuretic (forosemide).

Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Ilir Sharka, Cardiologist
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Suggest treatment for swollen and painful legs

Hello, Your symptoms could be suggestive of lymph edema. I recommend wearing compression socks and use a diuretic (forosemide). Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Ilir Sharka, Cardiologist