My right leg and foot are swollen two times the normal size, they are turning beet red, they feel like they have heat in them to the touch and they are so tight that my skin is cracking. what do i do?
What causes pitting edema in right leg?
Added 13 Apr 2013:
I also wanted to add that I have been in bed x1 week with my leg elevated above my heart, and the swelling is not going down. The docs told me to stop the Elavil 50mg for the weekend to see if that helps, and the HCTZ 25mg diuretic that I am on is not helping, actually it is causing me to have a hard time urinating period!
This sounds as if it may be an allergic reaction to something. It also sounds like you should be in an Emergency Room. Call 911 if you can't get a spouse or a friend to take you to the hospital.
I don't know where you doc went to school, but that has nothing to do with elavil. You have gotten cellulitis, probably related to circulation and you need to see a dr NOW.
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