Legs swollen

My dads leg swollen after a travelling Then again when they take a rest again it becomes normal n again swell after travelling. When we banded the leg to the swell portion then it shifts over where there is no banded near to it.......
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Dr. Swathi S Aithal
2 yrs. of exp | Bangalore | General Physician

INR 100 for 24 hrs

hello.. what symptoms you are telling suggest of dependent region oedema...long hours of travelling in sitting posture can cause it...its quiet normal.  .. leg swelling may also be due to low protein content..altered kidney functioning, medications... keep his legs in the same level as his body...avoid keeping his legs down and goot rest... if symptoms doesn't subside consult a physician
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