Swelling of the extremities

HOPEWELL, VA (WWBT) - Dr. John Clay is treating swelling of the extremities at Primary Health Group - Appomattox.

The swelling is usually worse in the lower legs.

It may be caused by medications, abnormal veins in the legs, congestive heart failure, or blood clots.

See your doctor if you have worsening fluid accumulation, unilateral swelling or pain, shortness of breath, or chest pains.

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