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Leg swelling for long time
Hello all, My mother had ankle swelling issue for long time, when traveling, or if the house chores are high, she used to get leg swelling in the ankle, but it will reduce automatically in few hours or next day. We checked it , the doctor said it is because of the water stagnation. It was manageble. In 2020 Feb, she fell down and undergone a knee surgery for fracture, plates are kept. Though she has recovered, the leg swelling is severe now. Full leg is swollen now where the surgery is done. Left leg is where the surgery is done. Attaching a photo. Leg swelling is there in both the legs. Major swelling is there in the left leg. We did some blood and urine test for kidney related. Everything is normal. What's next , can someone guide.
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This amount of swelling and on both legs is not due to the fracture or the implant. This is probably due to liver /kidney / heart disease Please consult a physician
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Hello Leg swelling is a commonly associated condition post surgery. Usually it takes a longer time to resolve.provide details of surgery she underwent? The picture shows bilateral swelling which can be attributed to the high BMI.
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Kindly consult for further advice
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Weight reduction and keeping the legs elevated when sitting for long time can be beneficial
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