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leg swelling

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • December 24, 2009
  • 10:46 PM

i have been to heart specialist caradiologist ect and still no one can tell me why my leg swells the say it may be limpodemia but no diagnosis i fell like i want to give up on looking. one doctor even had the reason being is that i am just over wait and to get gastro surgery which i dont want i ask is there another way he said it wasnt who do i need to talk to what kind of doctor my symtoms are swelling in lower left leg a little in right no pain at time i put compression stocking on and it goes down a little but any ideas on what to do so i can feel comfortable in a dress again

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  • i have been to heart specialist caradiologist ect and still no one can tell me why my leg swells the say it may be limpodemia but no diagnosis i fell like i want to give up on looking. one doctor even had the reason being is that i am just over wait and to get gastro surgery which i dont want i ask is there another way he said it wasnt who do i need to talk to what kind of doctor my symtoms are swelling in lower left leg a little in right no pain at time i put compression stocking on and it goes down a little but any ideas on what to do so i can feel comfortable in a dress againI can tell you that you need to periodically be tested by MRI and ultrasounds to make sure you do not have Deep Venous Thrombosis, which they test to make sure you do not have blood clots if the leg is retaining fluid that you can not get out or released they can put u on a dieratic,(water pill), which helps along with the stocking you are using but be sure that you are tested for blood clots dont just let it go. Good Luck Deanna Wentworth LadyGun9
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    • February 5, 2010
    • 10:55 PM
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  • i have been to heart specialist caradiologist ect and still no one can tell me why my leg swells the say it may be limpodemia but no diagnosis i fell like i want to give up on looking. one doctor even had the reason being is that i am just over wait and to get gastro surgery which i dont want i ask is there another way he said it wasnt who do i need to talk to what kind of doctor my symtoms are swelling in lower left leg a little in right no pain at time i put compression stocking on and it goes down a little but any ideas on what to do so i can feel comfortable in a dress again Check out May-Thurner syndrome. I had the same symptoms and it was diagnosed and a stent was placed. Problem solved. I hope this helps.
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