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leg is hard to the touch and swollen, now has fluid seeping

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leg is hard to the touch and swollen, now has fluid seeping from it.
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Do you have any medical problems like Diabetes?

Do you have a history of blood clots or clotting disorder?

What medications do you take?

Did your affected leg experience any trauma?

I'll look for your reply. Thank you.

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
No trauma to leg, had pulmonary embolis post partum 1973, no diabetes. Take meds for hypertension. susan
Hi and thanks for the reply

Sounds like it could be Cellulitis or a blood clot. Cellulitis causes redness, tenderness, and the area to feel warm or even hot to the touch. Small blisters will form and will sometimes burst under pressure and cause the weeping. This can be serious if left untreated. Also, you know the dangers of blood clots in the extremities...I would recommend seeing my Dr as soon as possible to rule out the blood clot first and foremost, then if he/she diagnoses you with Cellulitis, they can treat it with antibiotics. But I would definitely get this checked out.

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