Leg Edema (swelling)

Swelling of the ankles, feet, and legs are also known as edema. Leg edema is associated with the abnormal build-up of fluids in the leg and ankle tissues. This problem is common in older people and most of the time this swelling is painless. In the grave conditions, the swelling can be witnessed in the lower legs and feet. Common cause of leg edema includes:

  • Certain medications like blood pressure control drugs, antidepressants
  • Diagnostic tests and surgeries
  • Starvation
  • Malnutrition
  • Menstrual cycle
  • Varicose veins

The type of medication offered at Advanced Medical Care will depend on the cause and severity of the problem. To determine the nature of the problem, the patient is sent through diagnosis to discover the basic nature of the Leg Edema.

Depending on the cause, we recommend certain exercises and outside compression mixed with simple medication. Our first motive is to resolve the problem by simply improving the lifestyle of the patient. With the homely efforts, some simple liquid sucking drugs is also recommended.

In case, you are suffering from Leg Edema do not overlook it and contact our health specialists soon.