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Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.

Leg Swelling (Edema), New Onset

You still might have injured the foot or ankle without remembering an actual incident. But let's assume that there was no injury.

An infection can cause swelling, but almost always there are other symptoms, including:

- Pain

- Redness

- Warmth over the area that is most painful

Do you have symptoms that suggest a possible infection?

Yes, it looks like an infection.

No, I only have swelling.

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