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Walking and running for venis varicose

Veins varicose occurs in the people, who walk slowly (slow walking is also known as "standing" and there is a question asking for how much of slow walking is bad) for the long time. I however see that ...
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How serious is thyroid swelling while on medication for Graves Disease?

Last month I suffered a bout of severe muscle weakness that led to a diagnosis of hyperthyroidism caused by Graves Disease. I am currently on medication but yesterday I noticed that a visible bulge ...
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If compression socks increases the blood circulation and this is good for swelling, then how comes it is said ice is good for swelling?

“Cold slows down blood flow to an injury, thereby reducing pain and swelling. Cold therapy slows circulation. It should be used if the area is swollen or bruised.” “Compression stockings are used to ...
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Ice vs Massage for swelling

I recently sprained my ankle causing impressive/alarming swelling. Dispite the swelling it was not significantly painful i.e I could bear weight with out problem and had reasonable movement without ...
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Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney & Liver Disease

My Mother is having ADPKD in both kidney and liver. Is there any medicine for this disease. Over the time, the liver has swelled a bit and the bulge is quite visible. I recently took her to doctor ...
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I went through surgery and IM nail was placed in my leg, removed fear of infection because the OP site refused to close completely,

I had an accident over 1 year and 4 months ago and till today the OP site has not completely closed, although while dressing it I have seen some tiny bone fragments coming out about 5 times and it ...
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Odd leg swelling

34 year old male. Had a long flight to Cancun Dec 2015, when I arrived my feet and lower legs began to get extremely swollen and red and put me out of commission for the first 3 or 4 days of my ...
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How to distinguish swelling resulting from a tendinopathy affecting an epicondyle from the normal shape of the arm?

http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info/Bursitis/bursitis_ff.asp says: Bursitis and tendinitis are both common conditions that cause swelling around muscles and bones. How to distinguish swelling ...