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I can feel my legs swell from the knees down. Today I felt a

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I can feel my legs swell from the knees down. Today I felt a lump
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Customer: Legs have been swelling everyday feels like they burn. Today I felt a lump on my right leg
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should be aware of?
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
My leg problems started 5 years ago. I experience numbness knees down. Now for the past month my legs swell so bad I can actually feel them swell.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

how old are you?

are you male or female?

swelling of your legs on both sides can be serious and can be from weakness of your heart or blood vessel problems or liver weakness

you need to see your doctor to get blood testing and heart testing and liver testing to see why you are having this swelling.

excessive salt intake in your diet can cause swelling as well

do you have a doctor you can see? do you have insurance to be able to see a doctor?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I am a 47 year old female
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Today I felt a lump in my right leg where the swelling occurs
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

do you have health insurance to be able to see a doctor?

this lump could be a cyst or a muscle knot or a lipoma

chance for blood clot is small, but not zero

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Swelling is both legs
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

yes I realize that.

swelling of your legs on both sides can be serious and can be from weakness of your heart or blood vessel problems or liver weakness

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Is it common with selling to have a burning sensation
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

yes, it is common to have a burning sensation with swelling of your legs.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Especially my right leg hurts and burns and feels warm
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

you need to see a doctor about this

and get blood testing and leg ultrasound scans.

do you have health insurance to be able to see a doctor?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
will call her in the morning. Does it sound like it could be varicose veins?
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

I can't see your legs.

varicose veins swelling looks blue and is on the skin.

but swelling in both legs sounds more than just varicose veins.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Your opinion of the varicose vein?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Sorry didn't see your answer. Thank you
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

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