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Leg Swelling (Edema), New Onset

Call your doctor to arrange prompt medical evaluation. Medical conditions that cause shortness of breath and leg swelling include:

- Heart failure

- Chronic lung disease, such as chronic bronchitis and emphysema

- Anemia

After calling you doctor, you may wish to learn about other causes of leg swelling.

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