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www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/leg-swelling/basics/causes/sym-20050910

Sep 10, 2005 ... Leg swelling related to fluid buildup. Leg swelling caused by the retention of fluid in leg tissues is known as peripheral edema. It can be caused ...

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/edema/symptoms-causes/syc-20366493

Dec 1, 2020 ... Edema in foot and ankle. Swelling of the foot, ankle and leg can be severe enough to leave an indentation (pit) when you press on the area. This ...

www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0901/p637.html

Sep 1, 2008 ... The excessive swelling causes weight gain, fatigue, and impairment in daily activities. Overlying skin undergoes thickening and ...

www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0715/p102.html

Jul 15, 2013 ... The chronic accumulation of edema in one or both lower extremities ... Obstructive sleep apnea may cause bilateral leg edema even in the ...

www.webmd.com/dvt/why-legs-puffy

Jul 15, 2020 ... Things That Cause Fluid Buildup. Several things can lead to extra fluid, or edema , in one leg, or both: Congestive heart failure: This happens ...

www.jem-journal.com/article/S0736-4679(11)00669-X/pdf

Bilateral lower extremity edema can be caused by a num- ber of medical conditions such as congestive heart failure, cirrhosis, nephrotic syndrome, lymphedema, ...

www.emdocs.net/patient-bilateral-leg-edema-tests-warranted

Jun 19, 2017 ... The patient with bilateral leg edema: what tests are warranted? ... heart failure can cause lower extremity swelling, so it is prudent to consider ...

www.healthline.com/health/peripheral-edema

Jun 25, 2018 ... A fracture, sprain, strain, or bad bruise in your leg, ankle, foot, or hand can result in swelling and pain. Inflammation in your lower leg may also be ...

www.medicinenet.com/leg_swelling/symptoms.htm

Other causes of leg swelling · Idiopathic Edema (Swelling of Unknown Cause, Typically in Women) · Leg Vein Obstruction · Liver Failure · Medications &m...

patient.info/doctor/swollen-legs

Feb 22, 2016 ... Unilateral leg swelling is more often due to local causes (eg, deep vein thrombosis or cellulitis). However, bilateral swelling from systemic ...